Food

Food

Overfishing sucks — but this VICE documentary about it is pretty good

If this brutal exposé of shark finning and dynamite fishing makes you hungry, something is seriously wrong with you.

Food

Watch Bay Area foodies go beyond the holy kale

The Perennial Plate goes to the Bay Area, where foodies are providing healthy options in food deserts, urban gardening, and making fresh jam.

Food

Will the USDA weaken dietary guidelines to please the meat industry?

The Obama administration might recommend eating fewer animal-based foods to help the environment -- and Big Meat is flipping out.

Food

Watch New York’s unexpected food heroes make salt and forage in the parks

The Perennial Plate explores how beautifully off-beat foodies are growing a healthy food scene in New York.

Triumph of the commons

These urban farmers want to feed the whole neighborhood — for free

The Beacon Food Forest plants the heirloom seeds of a real sharing economy.

Food

Should you care about how much water it takes to make your favorite foods?

Grist’s science editor Amelia Urry appeared on MSNBC’s Greenhouse to talk about how our water usage has more to do with food than what comes out of our faucets.

Food

R2D2 is in your barn, milking your cows

Robots to milk and tend dairy cows could reduce the total number of farmers, but give the remaining ones more time to think (and sleep).

Food

This rusty steelworks is about to become a kaleworks

A Newark factory will become a gigantic indoor farm in the latest large-scale effort to test the concept of vertical agriculture.

Living

Can I recycle all these plastic food wrappers?

A reader wonders what to do with the plastic his food comes wrapped in. Umbra says he's bin doing it all wrong.

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