The Food Channel editors say that thanks to our crappy economy, the kind of edibles we at Grist get excited about are finally going more mainstream. Basically, bye-bye food porn and stunt restaurants -- hello do-it-yourself, make-it-don't-buy-it values.
Forget swapping chips and pudding: Elementary school kids in New York City can start growing their own lunches in an innovative rooftop greenhouse.
There are lots of great restaurants out there, but eating out regularly adds up in many ways. Here are six reasons why eating at home is superior.
A frenzied reader asks Umbra for last-minute, memorable and sustainable gift ideas. Read this and start checking off the naughty and nice on your list
Marcel Dicke (it's French or something, perv) argues that insects are a savory, eco-friendly alternative to meat. This is apparently not a joke.
Umbra's discussion of her Book Club pick "Freedom" kicks off with a video of author Jonathan Franzen talking about compromises and energy options.
You've heard about bugs being the next sustainable protein source, but what about squirrel? You may shudder, but plenty of cultures enjoy this plentiful, tasty meat -- and now, so do I.
Few sectors rival the global economic importance of sex, but so far sustainability professionals have left it completely untouched.
When it comes to smart growth, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says the smartest cities are New York, Baltimore, Portland, and San Francisco.