Food

Food

Think commodity corn farmers are evil? Meet a few of them

If you actually sit down and talk with a commodity farmer, they start to sound a lot like the typical small farmer -- only with a gazilion times more corn.

Babe Alert!

8 rad ladies who aren’t running for president (and one who is): It’s Woman Crush Wednesday

Hillary's bid for president has taken over the interwebs this week, but we've got a few more women just as worthy of your attention.

Food

Willie Nelson: The man, the myth, and what he means to farmers

The country icon talks 30 years of Farm Aid, pot legalization, and more.

Food

America has fewer and larger farms. Here’s why that matters

Join Grist as we explore agriculture of the middle.

Fortified with 8 essential facts!

Vitamins aren’t miracle cures — and that’s just fine

The author of a new book about our obsession with vitamins talks about the quest for nutritional certainty and the value of embracing how little we really know.

Food

Fish CSAs, herb truck farms, & rye-crusted sturgeon: Inside Vancouver’s food scene

Take a video tour of Saltwater City -- and meet Canadian foodies and fishermen.

Food

Making almonds the drought’s scapegoat? That’s nuts

California's water woes have sent waves of guilt through the ranks of almond-eaters, but the real trouble lies with our antiquated, crazy rules for distributing water.

Living

Help me pack the greenest picnic basket

A reader is trying to avoid plastic picnicware. Umbra forks over the goods.

Food

Watch Wisconsin foodies go beyond cheese

Wisconsinites make salami, harvest cranberries, and cook up Laotian curry.

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