Food

Politics

GOP reps vs. EPA’s clean water rules: Ready, fire, aim

There might be some reasons for Congress to grill the EPA leadership about its clean water rules, but this hearing couldn't find them.

Food

Why cattle grazing does not have to be a climate disaster

A look at grazing, public lands, and beef.

Bar None

Can I get drunk without destroying the planet?

A recent trip to New Orleans and Florida has one reader wondering why cocktails are so often served in plastic cups -- and if there's any way to stem this wasteful tide. Advice maven Umbra …

Cities

Want some rich, exotic compost? Look to your local zoo

What happens in the zoo need not stay in the zoo.

Food

Bison ranching is growing in the U.S. — and so is the debate over how to raise them

Some want to follow in the footsteps of industrialized beef. Others want to focus on sustainability.

Business & Technology

Why are we still losing so much rainforest in Indonesia? A hypothesis

Who's to blame for last year's devastating fires in Indonesia -- big corporations? Small farmers? Or an endangered feudal system?

Food

Make your own conversation hearts this Valentine’s Day

These classic heart-shaped candies are easy to make at home.

Food

This Chipotle conspiracy theory is the craziest thing we’ve read all day

Welcome to the internet, where you can say anything.

Living

Should we feel guilty for watching the Super Bowl?

The Grist staff weighs in on whether they will or won't be watching the big game.