Food

Food

Giving thanks for our messy food system — and for the chance to fix it

Changing how we farm and eat is always going to be hard -- but there are some principles everyone, regardless of political leaning, can embrace.

Food

Have a guilt-free Thanksgiving with these tips and recipes

It's time to loosen your belt and dig in.

Food

13 vegan Thanksgiving recipes we’re grateful for

Whether you're a vegan yourself or you're cooking for a wide range of dietary needs, these recipes will serve you well on Thanksgiving -- and all winter long, too.

Politics

Europe’s plastic bag rule is a breath of fresh air

The compromise aims to cut single-use bags by 80 percent.

Food

Even this organic advocate thinks African farmers need herbicide

The hard truth for poor farmers is that the organic method can cost too much and fail to deliver higher yields, according to a new paper from an expert on the ground.

Food

Should I feel guilty about eating coal-fired pizza?

A reader worries about emissions from a coal-fired pizza oven. Umbra slices in.

Food

Egg-free baking with these vegan staples

How to make truly excellent baked goods -- without the eggs.

Politics

Obama’s immigration order won’t help farmworkers. What can?

As with everything in the good ol’ U S of A, corporations can have more power than government when it comes to the treatment of farmworkers!

Food

Are your urban veggies really toxic?

A recent Cornell study found alarming levels of lead in NYC-grown vegetables. Should we be freaked?

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