Wild and scenic films abounded this past weekend at Nevada City's Wild & Scenic Film Festival. Ask Umbra shares her top films.
This week, I visited Marshall Farm, one of the few (if not the only) commercial rabbit producers in Minnesota, where Scott and his family just finished their first year of raising bunnies. Care for a …
If you want to be safe, buying a big SUV won't do it. But living in a place where you don't have to drive so much is a sure bet.
Just in case you need another reason to turn out the lights: It turns out they mess with your head. A new study has found that spending your evenings in a lit room delays and …
Vegans are an elusive breed known for their hotness and dexterity with soy. Want to get frisky with one? Here's how, in Grist's TreeShagger column.
In which I make peace with regular old corn syrup, and you should, too.
Is trading hot dogs for not dogs better for your health? Is swapping chicken wings for chik’n wings better for the planet? Ask Umbra investigates. Read this if you like meat or are meatless!
Tofu master Minh Tsai of Hodo Soy Beanery in Oakland, Calif. explains how he makes artisanal, organic tofu that even Asians would enjoy eating, in this video by 'Food. Curated.'
I'm just back from Mexico -- and here is my tribute to the cooking of that country's great food markets.