This week, the Urbivore gets something in her veggie box that veers outside of her comfort zone. Help her over this food hurdle!
The sweet potato is a very misunderstood vegetable, too often overshadowed in fall by the pumpkin and unfairly compared to the unrelated potato. See how well its sweetness plays against smoky and spicy flavors in this recipe for a free-form …
What Tea Partiers and hippie-foods Californian co-op members have in common, according to Stephen Colbert.
In this TED talk, product designer Eben Bayer describes a low-energy, fully compostable packaging assembled by a fungus from agricultural waste.
New York City has asked federal permission to ban food stamp purchases of sugar-sweetened drinks. While some fret, it's a move worth making.
New York City's government has declared war on "sugar-sweetened beverages." While Mayor Michael Bloomberg would love to pass a controversial penny-per-ounce soda tax, his government isn't waiting around for the windfall to start discouraging residents from popping open a pop.
News that an appeals court is overturning Ohio's ban on "rBGH-free" milk labeling has caused quite a splash. The court disagrees with the FDA that there is no "compositional difference" between milk produced with and without the artificial growth hormones. …
One woman's journey to explore the urban-ag movement, learn to farm, and search for her black roots.
Which is noisier: the SunChips compostable bag or the snacklash from chip-eaters who prefer their chips to crunch more loudly than the packaging? For now, it's RIP (but not in a compost pile) for the noisy packaging.