If variety is the spice of life, we Homo sapiens are the spiciest of species. I calculated that in just 24 hours, I consumed 53 species spanning four biological kingdoms and five continents. Here’s why our diet biodiversity matters.
The New York Times’ recent recap of the current science behind bisphenol-A’s dangers suggests that scientists are waiting for results from a two-year, government funded study on the chemical to confirm what they already believe.
Vegans have long been the ornery saints squatting cross-legged at the intersection of the food and environmental movements. But a new book has persuaded George Monbiot, for one, that there is a way to eat meat and dairy with a …
If only vegetables had bright packaging, adrenaline-packed commercials, and millions of dollars for marketing campaigns! Maybe then they could compete with the glitzy success of junk food. Or they could go the route of “baby carrots” and pretend they’re junk …
Unlike in Seattle or San Francisco, urban ag projects in Oakland have flourished through benign neglect.
Trader Joe’s is among the most recent targets of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers’ Fair Food Campaign. But if Joe is feeling the heat, he ain’t showing it.
More people have more money, health, mobility, food, and security than ever before in human history. The natural world, however, is going to sh*t.