The "Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act" has passed the Senate. But time is running out.
Civic-minded local government officials from Baltimore, Md., to Bainbridge Island, Wash. are ripping out camellias and planting chard that's free for the taking instead, reports Public Produce author Darrin Nordahl. Dig into the next installment of our ongoing series on …
In which I buy a jar of organic peanut butter from Whole Foods, find that it has added fat and sugar -- just like Jif! -- and am filled with righteous indignation.
For farmers, water is both boon and bane. Here in Nebraska, we've already gotten more rain than we usually get for the entire year, and more is on the way.
The USDA announced that there are now 6,132 farmers markets in the country, up a stunning 214 percent since 2000. But direct sales still represent just a tiny drop in the U.S. food bucket.
By vetoing a bill that would have given farm workers equal footing with other workers, California's governor has defended an injustice that lies at the heart of our food system.
From her rooftop perch at Eagle Street Farm, urban farmer Annie Novak is on a mission to inspire New Yorkers to grow, cook, and eat good food. She shares what motivates her and what advice she offers for potential farmers …
Urban agriculture seems new and exotic, but it's been the norm for cities since the dawn of farming 10,000 years ago.
Last week, in honor of National Farmers Market Week Aug 1-7, I vowed to buy and cook some unfamiliar vegetables. My second foray, into fresh garbanzo beans, has opened the door to a new acquaintance.