Sustainable Food

On the road for food justice

The Food and Freedom Ride is a 2,000-mile voyage from Birmingham, Ala., to Detroit, intended to spread awareness about food justice issues in the US

Does this wind turbine make McDonald's ass look green?

If you saw this on top of your local McDonald's, would it make you more likely to pull over for a burger and fries? I have to admit that it would work on me.

Critical List: Climategate scientist cleared; Halliburton exec drinks fracking fluid

The National Science Foundation found Michael Mann, a scientist at the center of Climategate, did nothing wrong. You don’t say. Ford and Toyota are going to be working together on technology for hybrid trucks and SUVs. Apparently Michele Bachmann wants …

Too many markets or not enough farmers?

Is the growth of farmers markets around the U.S. too much of a good thing? Or do we need to grow more farmers and more infrastructure to meet demand?

As Obama pushes for rural jobs, his regulators obliterate them

FDA crackdowns on food clubs across the country intimidate producers at a time when our country can least afford to be trashing jobs and opportunity.

The good shepherd [VIDEO]

Daniel Klein talks to an Oregon sheep farmer who believes it's a big deal to kill an animal, and that this attitude should inform our meat consumption.

Safe, organic food too expensive? Eat less meat

Laments over the high cost of sustainably raised meat, poultry, and dairy products miss the bigger picture: Americans eat too much meat, period.

The Lexicon of Sustainability

Douglas Gayeton's smart, visually packed collages bring the language of the food movement to life. Plus: They look damn cool.

FoodCorps will teach kids, link farms and schools

FoodCorps puts young workers into communities to deliver nutrition education, build and tend school gardens, and implement farm-to-school programs.