If you're going to all the trouble to eat locally grown, organic vegetables, it's a shame to truck their remains away to landfill prison when you could be feeding them back to the earth. So why aren't you composting yet?
A new study sheds light on the murky topic of childhood pesticide exposure.
New Orleans has the sense of a wild laboratory, with free-wheeling discussions about food security and plenty of action. It's partly because of Katrina's ruin, but it's also just part of the culture, reports David Hanson for Feeding the City.
The School Nutrition Association exists to "advance good nutrition for all children." So why is it promoting sugary milk drinks in school cafeterias?
This very week, the sweet-corn patch on Maverick Farms came ripe. Harvesting and processing it took half a dozen people nearly all day. Here's what I fed them for lunch.
Can local, sustainably grown, organic ingredients make street food actually good for us -- and the planet?
The District of Columbia is about to embark on what may be the nation's most unorthodox public-school food program: meals made from scratch, using locally grown ingredients, by a charitable social-services agency whose primary mission is feeding the homeless and …
A new federal law went into effect last month, supposedly designed to reduce the risk of Salmonella enteritidis contamination, which requires farms with more than 3,000 hens to abide by strict sanitation practices, including keeping customers out of the chicken …
Nowadays growing food is totally hip, delicious, and sure to appease the most Frugal Freddy. But this is the weirdest place we've ever heard of growing food.