Spirits Animal

What’s the greenest way to get drunk?

A reader wants to drink alcohol without hurting the environment. Umbra bears with him.


Seaweed is healthy, delicious, and legal in all 50 states

"Meh" about seaweed? Not for long.


Sea beans are delicious. Here are 7 ways to eat them.

They may look weird, but these crispy foraged greens are a delightful way to step up your usual seafood routine.


Why New York is doing pasta right

How Sfoglini is building a better food system.


Fewer hungry humans — but still too many

A new report from the U.N. suggests how far we've come in bringing down the total number of hungry people around the globe. But awful disparities remain.

Time to make the donuts less evil

Dunkin’ Donuts cleans up its palm-oil act (and Krispy Kreme follows suit)

The doughnut giant announces it will use only rainforest-friendly fat to fry up its sweet rings of temptation. Pressure's now on the competition.


A podcast for those who like food for their brain

"Gastropod" is a podcast about understanding food and agriculture through the lens of science and history.


Why New Mexico is doing chilies right

How My Chilito is building a better food system.

in cod we trust

As farmland runs out, seafood looks better than you think

When it comes to producing more food from the ocean, the possibilities are bottomless.

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