Food

Hope v reality dept.

The farmers who voted for Trump may be in for disappointment.

Trump can't throw out trade agreements and boost exports. His immigration promises would hurt farmworkers and increase labor costs.

Sigh

A bundle of food-related measures passed on Tuesday.

It's not entirely gloomy.

Joys of Catfishing

That fish might be lying about its identity, but it also might be more sustainable.

A new study suggests that mislabeled fish tend to come from less endangered varieties.

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Getting warmer

Hot tips for getting your compost pile cooking

Advice columnist Umbra Fisk has simple suggestions for revving up the backyard compost heap.

fraud city

Your local farmers market stand might be reselling produce.

NYC Greenmarket takes food mislabeling very seriously. At other markets, farmers are much less regulated.

dessertification

What if you could understand climate models better by eating them?

Experimental philosopher and artist Jonathon Keats thinks "anthropocenic sorbets" could be the key to understanding climate change.

gmomg

What the New York Times missed with its big GMO story

A more balanced approach would have been to look at all of the evidence.

burger, interrupted

Can’t quit meat? This meatless burger wants to help.

A handful of startups are getting closer to the perfect plant burger.