Food

Food

Some California farmers are ditching popular crops for less thirsty varieties

Instead of avocados and oranges, farmers are opting for pomegranates and ... dragonfruit?

Business & Technology

Did slaves harvest the palm oil that went into your cookie?

A Wall Street Journal investigation finds egregious worker exploitation on a plantation in Malaysia that sells to big multinationals.

Food

To make meat greener, make it more efficiently

The planet isn't going vegetarian. But we could make all that meat a lot more efficiently, and less wastefully.

baby, you can drive my chard

This Airstream farm is so … Burning Man

It even includes a DJ booth. Guess where it's headed?

Food

What kind of meathead are you?

Get a sense of your carnivorous footprint on the environment.

Science

Grow better veggies with LED lights

It's a SAD lamp, but for tomatoes.

Climate & Energy

Is your food being grown with wastewater from the oil industry?

The practice is gaining popularity in drought-plaged California, but is it safe?

Food

What’s it like to watch a slaughter?

A visit to the UC-Davis slaughterhouse to watch the transition from livestock to meat offers some lessons in anxiety and respect.

Food

The California drought is killing almond trees, too

That's right: We're talking about almonds and California again, folks, but bear with us.