Food

C'mon

Trump, Monsanto, and Bayer walk into a tower.

The promise of jobs and money, if a merger goes through, looks a lot like quid pro quo.

tough ag to crack

The exit interview: Ag Secretary Vilsack on Obama’s food legacy

The former Iowa governor argues Obama moved the needle on conservation, collaboration, and climate resiliency.

Faster food

A new label could release a flood of organic food.

A change in the rules could make it a lot less risky for farmers to make the transition to organic.

Opinion

Dairy industry has a cow over plant-based milks

Instead of trying to fight off products like soy and almond milk, dairy companies should start selling them.

Mini-Docs

Turns out community gardening might be pretty good rehab

Caring for a garden is kind of like kicking booze, says one tough-talking Vietnam vet.

sweet sleuth

Gary Taubes bites into our national obsession with sweets

And he’s not sugar-coating it.

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Here’s some of the best environmental writing of 2016, according to us.

Here are people who did a rad job of covering climate change and other green issues in 2016.

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The worst anti-science nonsense of 2016

Between Trump's cabinet, Jill Stein, and Hurricane Matthew truthers, science has been attacked from all sides.

guilty of hamburglary

The vegan meat market really beefed up in 2016.

It was the year of burgers that convincingly reproduce meat’s flavor compounds.