Whole Foods has raised $1.4 million from its customers to invest in salad bars for public schools. The catch: those schools must be within 50 miles of a Whole Foods. For me, the real problem here is the lack of public commitment to provide healthy school lunches.
Reflections at the end of a Midwestern growing season.
What's killing all the bees? Colony -- No Bees. No Honey. No Work. No Money. goes deep into the buzzing hive of the anxious beekeepers themselves to find out what they'll do if no one finds out the answer.
Monsanto's ongoing humiliation proceeds apace -- and no, we're not referring to the seed and chemical giant's triumph in our recent "Villains of Food" poll.
France clearly represents the gold standard for school lunch programs, while it's unclear whether America can manage even the mildest reform of ours.
Over the span of two years, Monsanto managed to grab control of the market for sugar beet seeds (and American sweet tooths), effectively wiping out the competition.
British organic dairy Yeo Valley has finally given the world what it's always needed: a ridiculously good rap song about organic farming. Watch the magic.
Urban agriculture is a movement in transition. Agriculture has a vital role to play in cities, but it must be done in a way that keeps the urban fabric intact.
School food advocates -- myself included -- who would love nothing better than to see reheated chicken nuggets and tater tots replaced with fresh food cooked from scratch, need to wise up to the fact that most Americans just don't care.
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