Angry moms get gun-toters booted from Whole Foods

These women didn't let openly carried firearms stand between them and organic asparagus water.


Bigwigs have big ideas for cutting our food waste in half

The movers and shakers at Davos want to target supply chains, not consumers.

Grocery Point Blank

My city banned plastic bags — now where am I supposed to recycle them?

A zealous city banned plastic bags -- then got rid of the bag-recycling bins too. Stuck with a bunch of bags, a reader asks advice maven Umbra Fisk how to handle the situation.

EPA and religious groups team up to fight food waste

When it comes to America's food waste problem, WWJD?


Sign of the end times? Democrats and Republicans agree to help hungry kids

It's a little hard to believe, but a Senate committee has reached agreement on a compromise bill to strengthen school lunch programs.

It’s the year of the lentil! Here are delicious ways to celebrate

Lentils are the new black -- and brown and green and pink.


Love bacon but want to eat less meat? Try reducetarianism

There’s a new planet-friendly eating fad in town.


The science: Is there any way to stop people from gorging on sugary drinks?

New studies find that warning labels and taxes can be effective tools in getting people to cut back on the sugary drinks.


This honeybee dismembers its enemies and leaves them for dead

When blood-sucking varroa mites infested their colony, the bees fought back.