Walmart wants to sell you ugly fruits and veggies — and that’s a good thing

A new line of cosmetically challenged apples will be hitting stores soon.

Berry sage advice

Is it OK to eat berries from water-starved California?

Wondering about your water footprint? Advice columnist Umbra Fisk slakes your thirst for knowledge.


Obama reminds us things are getting better all the time

In a speech on Wednesday, Obama pointed out that we are living in the "most prosperous, most progressive era in human history."

Election 2016

Clinton might pick whatshisname — that ag guy — for Veep

That one guy from Iowa is aware he's boring.

Business & Technology

The world’s biggest seed companies are wooing

The world’s biggest farm supply companies are all trying to merge. Here’s what it means.

Election Guide ★ 2016

How to fix our food policy: A recipe for candidates

The way we eat has a tremendous impact on the world. Let's serve up sustainable solutions.

Say it: Don't spray it

How can I protect myself from a pesticide-spraying neighbor?

Advice columnist Umbra Fisk shoots some suggestions your way.


From field to fridge, food waste is everywhere

It's a big problem, but you can do your part — which is more than just saving apple peels.

He'll sign it

Congress sends GMO-labeling bill to Obama’s desk

The bill would make labeling mandatory nationwide.