The humble pea is America̵...

Jul 11, 2019 by

Demand for plant-based protein is driving rapid growth, while crops like corn and soy stagnate.

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Ravaged by Drought, a Honduran...

Jul 8, 2019 by

People in El Rosario live on the edge of hunger, not knowing if the next harvest will come. Climate change is a driving force of food insecurity.

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Sugar substitutes: Is one bett...

Jul 8, 2019 by

Wandering through the grocery store, it is easy to be overwhelmed by the numerous brands and health claims on the dozens of sugar substitutes.

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California Senate Education Co...

Jul 3, 2019 by

First-of-its-kind legislation to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by incentivizing plant-based school food advances in state Senate

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DIY: How to start a community ...

Jun 18, 2019 by

Urban food gardens are popping up all over the world, and with good cause: as food prices continue to rise and the very real issues of GMO contamination become more apparent, many people are realizing how important it is to be self-sufficient as far as food production is concerned.

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There Is Something Called “For...

Jun 12, 2019 by

The FDA found that chocolate cake had levels over 250 times that of federal guidelines.

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Everything You Need to Know ab...

Jun 10, 2019 by

What is coral bleaching? Coral bleaching happens when corals lose their vibrant colors and turn white. But there’s a lot more to it than that.

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Global Aquaculture Poses Serio...

Jun 7, 2019 by

That red and rich piece of salmon that you’re eating for dinner may not have been the ocean-roaming creature you imagine.

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Vermont passes bill to reduce ...

Jun 4, 2019 by

As bee populations decline, a major victory for pollinators in Vermont

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Food Brands Owned by Monsanto

May 26, 2019 by

There are more food brands owned by Monsanto than you think. We’ll tell you who they are, and why you should avoid them.

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California Assembly Approves N...

May 24, 2019 by

First-of-its-kind legislation to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by incentivizing plant-based school food advances to State Senate

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Citrus Farmers Facing Deadly B...

May 22, 2019 by

In its decision to approve two drugs for orange and grapefruit trees, the E.P.A. largely ignored objections from the C.D.C. and the F.D.A., which fear that expanding their use in cash crops could fuel antibiotic resistance in humans.

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Bayer Just Lost Another Lawsui...

May 14, 2019 by

A jury awarded a California couple a stunning $2 billion.

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I studied factory farms for ye...

May 3, 2019 by

I lectured about the public health dangers of industrial farming. But what I saw went beyond my fears.

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‘Coming Mass Extinction&...

Apr 24, 2019 by

Far-reaching global assessment details how humanity is undermining the very foundations of the natural world

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An industrialized global food ...

Apr 23, 2019 by

Globalization is making it harder to identify and trace outbreaks of foodborne illness. Technology can help, but consumers may also have to rethink their food choices.

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Why did humans start farming?

Apr 3, 2019 by

Hunter-gatherers worked less, had more varied diets, and better health – so why did we switch to agriculture?

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‘Regenerative agriculture’: Wo...

Mar 28, 2019 by

You’re about to start seeing the term “regenerative” when you scan packages of Cheerios and boxed mac and cheese in the grocery aisles.

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Organic farms are under attack...

Mar 21, 2019 by

The certified organic label has helped save many generational farms and enabled people like me, who do not come from agricultural backgrounds, to become successful farmers.

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The Hidden Catastrophe of the ...

Mar 20, 2019 by

The “bomb cyclone” threatened the region’s most valuable resource.

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Could this warehouse of cockro...

Feb 5, 2019 by

Somewhere in China, a billion cockroaches scuttle through a moat-surrounded factory.

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Millennials Are Getting More O...

Feb 4, 2019 by

Cancers usually seen in the elderly are becoming more and more common among younger people.

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The Trump administration wants...

Jan 25, 2019 by

Fewer people getting SNAP benefits can lead to more skipped meals

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Canada’s new food guide ...

Jan 23, 2019 by

The authors refused to use any industry-backed studies and the result is a guide that differs dramatically from past ones.

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Farmers have a beef with plant...

Jan 22, 2019 by

How we speak can affect how we think ​– and spend. Consider a rancher-led battle over food labels, where ‘plant-based meat’ is either an oxymoron or cutting-edge Earth-friendly cuisine

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Can Americans learn to love ug...

Jan 18, 2019 by

$160 billion worth of produce in the US gets tossed every year. Misfits Markets wants you to eat ugly produce instead.

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How Trump’s Shutdown Forks Ove...

Jan 11, 2019 by

Farmers, poor families, and inspectors are caught in the crosshairs.

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Already reeling from tariff wa...

Jan 9, 2019 by

Fourth-generation crop farmer John Boyd checks the condition of a soybean field Tuesday in Baskerville, Va. Because of the government shutdown, Boyd has not received his crucial soybean subsidies.

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What Exactly Does Gluten Do to...

Dec 24, 2018 by

Developments in technology and research methods have led to a deeper understanding of nutrition.

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The Farm Bill Ignores the Real...

Dec 14, 2018 by

True farming reform means adjusting the system to support small and midsize producers and cultivating a more sustainable system of agriculture.

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