Food

Food

We can feed the world without chopping down more forests

And we should, even if that means -- gasp! -- using synthetic fertilizers.

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This massive retirement home would grow its own food

The proposal for this beautiful building has us drooling over its emphasis on fresh food and community, and it isn't even built yet.

Food

The last holdout among big palm oil businesses joins no-deforestation pledge

That means 96 percent of global palm oil production is now committed to better practices. Next step: making sure the promises are kept.

Food

From Hazard to Flippin, White House promotes local food in awesomely named towns

$800,000 for food-system improvements may be peanuts on a federal scale, but even peanuts can make a difference at the local level.

Food

Finally, a GMO debate without shouting

Intelligence Squared takes on a contentious issue in a clear way, and the resulting video makes for a great primer on GMOs.

Food

6 fascinating facts about the evolution of food

National Geographic's "Eat: The Story of Food" is a delicious trove of food facts. Here are some choice tidbits.

Climate & Energy

Hear that? That’s the sound of the ocean dying

A quarter of the fish we eat rely on healthy coral reefs -- so it's bad news for us when reefs the world over start to go quiet.

this little piggy went to market

This sausage prank exposes our weird food issues

A butcher pretends to put piglets into a sausage machine. Madness ensues.

Food

Turn your city into a swarm of robot farms

A California company is fixing to fill up urban nooks and crannies with plugin farming systems.