Food

A Tine to Remember

Which disposable utensils are lightest on the land?

A piercing question from Saskatoon: Which disposable utensils have the least impact? Advice maven Umbra Fisk sets the table with an answer you "woodn't" believe.

Climate & Energy

Food waste is already a big problem — but it could get even bigger

And that's terrible news on climate change.

Food

This book will help you see your surroundings in a whole new light

Let's work out a realistic relationship with the nature around us.

Food

These delicious veggie burgers are fighting climate change

Two of the hottest burgers on the NYC food scene right now are vegetarian, and they're changing the way people think about meat-free food.

Letter from Costa Rica

Talking to the people who raise your favorite breakfast fruit

Visting a banana plantation actually made me feel better about eating bananas

A Pesc-y Question

I’ve stopped eating fish, but should I feed it to my kid?

Seafood has its share of baggage, from overfishing to mercury -- does that outweigh the nutritional benefits? Reel talk from advice maven Umbra Fisk.

Living

23 tips for a successful garden

Experts weigh in on how to keep your plants healthy.

Business & Technology

Chipotle aims for a Better Burger (without making anyone sick)

Better Burger will continue Chipotle's existing model of providing fresher fast food.

Oolong Time Coming

If you don’t talk to your co-workers about tea-kettle use, who will?

When a writer from Vermont finds herself in a tea-obsessed office, she wonders which water-heating method is the most energy-efficient. In response, advice maven Umbra Fisk thinks steep thoughts.