A 1944 ad by the oil behemoth's old incarnation, Standard Oil of California, exhorts Americans to grow their own food -- and buy fertilizer to do so.
In her new book The Resilient Gardener, Carol Deppe shows how global climate change impacts your backyard veggie patch. Here, she tells Grist about why gardeners should forget the "perfect" garden and start cultivating resilience along with good grub.
Why KFC's new Double Down marketing campaign is doubly gross.
Innovative dinner theater Cafe Nordo's most recent production delves into the deliciously dark world of drinking. But will it be a smashed hit?
For the second time, the global retail giant Walmart, by far the nation's largest grocer, is rolling out an initiative to localize its food buying.
The corn lobby got what it's been clamoring for: the EPA lifted its "blend wall" on ethanol mixes to 15 percent. There's a catch, though, that will make King Corn's victory downright Pyrrhic.
Under pressure from Big Ag, the University of Minnesota postponed the release of a film about agriculture's effect on U.S. waterways. The story of Troubled Waters has developed into a critical debate on academic freedom and the role a university’s …
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I've been canning, freezing, and dehydrating summer's bounty to enjoy in winter. But it bothers me that all these methods use substantial amounts of electricity. Readers, help me out?