Living in the capital of China's rich and fertile Zhejiang Province, I thought I was eating local. Wrong. With reusable water bottle in hand and organic cotton socks strapped tight, I set off to see where my food really comes from.
In the 1940s, Pabst Blue Ribbon appealed directly to the grow-your-own brigade -- just as the beer now does to their irony-loving grandchildren.
An intense new video shows kids being turned into junk-food junkies. Plus, parents learn a valuable lesson about serving XXX's and OOO's while trying to Feed the Children.
Obama has nominated Catherine Woteki, an exec from the Mars candy corporation, to direct the U.S. government's entire agricultural research budget.
They say you shouldn't s%&t where you eat, but have you ever considered brushing with what you eat? This week, the Urbivore finds herself on a trip with only an apple and baking soda.
Researchers at the University of Notre Dame have shown that the Bt toxin in genetically engineered crops is polluting waterways in Indiana.
Sometime within the last century, soil erosion began to exceed new soil formation over large areas. Countries all over the world -- including the United States -- are now expanding cultivation onto marginal land, a move that historically ends in disaster.
Brooklyn's Park Slope Food Co-op is a unique grocery store in which the shopper/members do most of the work. Like a great metropolis, on some level it shouldn't function. But it does -- spectacularly.
In order to boost school lunches by pennies per meal, the Senate says it must take $2.2 billion away from the food stamp program. That's a bit like picking the pocket of one panhandler to put it in the hand of another. Here's why the House should kill the increase.