Cari Watkins-Bates, Assistant Land Conservation Director for Scenic Hudson, directs the group's farmland protection work. Read on to learn what inspires her.
Native to Japan and China, sweet, crunchy Asian pears have been grown for over 3,000 years. Read on for more fascinating pear facts - plus a tasty slaw recipe.
At the recent La Via Campesina Conference, we spoke with Gladys Serwaa Adusah, a self-described peasant farmer from Ghana, about her farm and her organizing work.
Peach cultivation dates back to 5th century BC, making the fruit one of the oldest Real Foods. Their short season in summer also makes peaches one of the most seasonal!
What is it about chile peppers that keeps us coming back for more, despite the pain? Read on for answers - and discover why pepper is the geekiest of fruits (yes: fruit!).
It's here! Find what's in season near you with our new and improved Seasonal Food Guide. Better yet, we made an app! Seasonal food is right at your fingertips.
Gabriella Stern, Publicity Manager for Union Square Greenmarket, talks about the role farmers' markets play in cultivating a resilient food system.
Imagine buying four bags of groceries and throwing one away. This is how we waste food in the US. Learn about your own food waste with the I Value Food quiz.
Okra is the quintessential Southern ingredient, part of much of the gastronomy of the South, from Creole to lowcountry cooking. Okra is seasonal eating at its best!
The Trump administration listed the WOTUS repeal on the Federal Register and they're taking comments. Meanwhile, EWG released its Tap Water Database.
With the rise of harmful algal blooms (HABs), everyone is casting a wary eye toward "colorful" changes in their local waters. Here, we map the hot spots across the US.
The first-ever NYC Food Waste Fair happened this week - and the event showed that the fight to cut food waste is here to stay.
Meet Madi Holtzman, director of the US branch of Toast Ale, which repurposes day-old bread into beer. Read more about Madi and Toast Ale's solution to surplus.
We can never seem to use up that entire carton of buttermilk! Here, Sherri Brooks Vinton provides pro tips on how to use up every last drop of the tangy stuff.
Harmful algal blooms don't just wreak havoc by causing oxygen-starved dead zones, they have the potential to be toxic to humans, land animals and aquatic life.
Rajasvini Bhansali, Executive Director of Thousand Currents, is an advocate for grassroots-led change. Here she talks about her work, food and climate change.