Food

Kids are little punks

Kids toss out fruits and veggies from school lunches, researchers find

A new study shows that fruit-and-veggie quotas get kids to take more produce on their trays -- but they throw out more, too.

Food

The hungry dystopia of climate change

Worldwide hunger and food panics are now a real possibility. Thanks, climate change!

These elected officials eat hemp to make a point

A Democrat and a Republican joined forces for a meal of banned food.

Food

There’s a new sustainable ag technique in town, and it’s cleaning up

With the right "push-pull" planting combos, African farmers can ward off pests, fertilize crops, feed animals, and even withstand drought.

Food

Would you like fecal matter with that? There’s nasty stuff in your burger

The good news? Sustainably raised beef is less likely to contain poop or drugs.

Living

America’s biggest irrigated crop brings nothing but trouble

What can we say? We love our lawns!

The Farmer

How to feed the world, with a little kelp from our friends (the oceans)

Paul Dobbins' farm needs no pesticides, fertilizer, land, or water — we just have to learn to love seaweed.

Johnny Neonic

Study finds a link between neonic pesticides and honeybee deaths

In the U.K., scientists find one variety of the widely used seed-coating pesticide can harm domestic honeybees -- more cause for a cautious approach.

Where's the sustainable beef?

Which method of raising cows is the most climate-friendly?

A new study compares the global warming potential of different beef production practices.