Glean unto others: Ending hunger with foraged foods

Fruit and vegetable gleaning isn't just for nature-curious hipsters. It's also a great way to get fresh food in the hands of those with less access.


Williams-Sonoma wants to sell you a chicken coop

Sure, it’s green to raise chickens in your backyard, but it’s a tragedy that they have to live in rough-hewn, generic coops. What about your chickens’ sense of style and feng shui? Luckily, Williams-Sonoma takes this problem seriously.


For New Yorkers, a farmers market on your phone

An experimental online marketplace hopes to fill two gaping holes in the community-supported agriculture business model: choice and convenience.

Sustainable Farming

The woman who took on Koch Industries to save her farm

The author of the new book Turn Here Sweet Corn talks about organic farming, rural development, and what it takes to fight big corporate money with people power.


New film looks at eating and growing local food in Alabama

The filmmaker behind Eating Alabama talks about industrial chicken farming, rural food access, and what it will take to create a local food economy in the deep South.


Pig ears and donkey butts: 5 foods that could save the world

The host of the Travel Channel's Bizarre Foods wants you to eat some pretty strange dishes in the name of saving the environment.


Food hubs: How small farmers get to market

Creative distribution projects around the country are bringing local food to a wider audience.


Hard to stomach: How a fresh clam feast got the best of me

After harvesting a bucketful of fresh clams from a local beach, our green-living pioneer, the Greenie Pig, learned something about the old saying, "Too much of a good thing …"


Know your bites: Does the USDA’s local-farms program have a chance?

Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food, the USDA's two-year-old campaign to support local growers, faces a moment of reckoning.

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