Food

Food

My daughter, the grass-fed rib-eye fanatic

Of all the things a daughter could be addicted to -- drugs, sex, texting -- steak doesn't seem so bad. But this could be a very expensive habit.

Food

Jamie Oliver wins Emmy for 'Food Revolution'

Amazingly, given the absence of Snooki or dancing routines, Jamie Oliver won an Emmy Saturday for Outstanding Reality TV Program.

Food Feeding the City

From Motown to Growtown: The greening of Detroit

Where factories once flourished, hope sprouts in Detroit's urban gardens and farms, and projects like Greening Detroit.

Food

My Intentional Life: Hot Flies in the Summertime

The roomies jackhammer up concrete to make way for a garden. See what happens when that freshly-tilled urban soil meets a rainy summer and feral cats.

Food

With salmonella recall expanding to half a billion eggs, it's time to rethink ‘efficiency'

No one can say the egg industry isn't efficient. With the 10 largest producers owning 135 million hens, they can poison millions in a single swoop.

Food

More research linking pesticide exposure to ADHD in kids

UC Berkeley researchers have been studying the relationship between pesticide exposure and attention problems in children living in California's Salinas Valley, aka America's "Lettuce Bowl." Not surprisingly, they're at much higher risk for ADHD.

Food

Urbivore’s Dilemma, Week 11: Cast iron and pot luck

This week's Urbivore's Dilemma: Hosting the biggest dinner party ever in my tiny Brooklyn apartment, and getting sentimental about heirloom cast iron skillets.

Food

New York City food pantries linking those in need with local farm-fresh produce

Local Produce Link enables food pantries to get the same locally grown, farm fresh, and sometimes organic produce as posh Manhattan restaurants. And their clients, young and old, get to visit farms to see where that fresh food comes from.

Climate & Energy

Whiskey biofuels getting tanked

Scottish scientists have been thinking a lot about drinking and driving. And what they've discovered will knock you off your feet.