Representative Marcy Kaptur recently introduced a bill designed to strengthen federal nutrition and farmers' market programs and help support urban farmers.
America's waterways are unique, yet harmful algal blooms are a common problem. Find out how many Waterkeeper groups are working to resolve this issue.
Are you a student looking to learn more about aquaponics? Want hands-on experience? Need some online info to help solve a pressing problem? Look no further!
Pecans are more American than apple pie! These buttery, delicious nuts are native to US forests and can be used in both sweet and savory dishes. Yum!
We recently spoke with Indian farmer Kannaiyan Subramanian at the latest La Via Campesina gathering about corporate control, climate change and more.
Wondering what's in season near you? Find out with our new Seasonal Food Guide, now available as a mobile app!
You may never have heard of chayote (or mirliton, in the South), but peek around your local market this fall - this versatile squash is a winner.
AmpleHarvest.org, a national non-profit whose mission is to eliminate food waste by connecting home gardeners with food pantries, has set out to address these issues through the creation of Food Waste Weekend, an event to educate clergy of all faiths about the issues of food waste.
We chatted with Co-Director of the Food Chain Workers Alliance Jose Oliva about how he became involved in labor issues within the food industry, some of the biggest challenges the Alliance faces and how the Alliance's work inspires a more sustainable food system.
If you're like us, you can't get your fill of juicy sweet corn on the cob when it's in season. But wait! Don't toss those corn husk and cobs!
"Less meat, better meat" describes our strategy for reducing meat consumption. But since we don't suggest that people necessarily give up meat entirely, what do we mean?
Lexi Harder, from Oko Farms, an aquaponics farm in Brooklyn, New York, tells us about the lessons she's learned as a first year fish-and-veggie farmer.
This nightshade has been blamed for maladies from pimples to "melancholy." We weave a path winding through eggplant's history - and into the kitchen.
If you live near a CAFO, under newly proposed legislation, your ability to fight water pollution from those facilities might become much more limited.
Food projects around the US are changing the way food is grown, processed and distributed. Two new reports showcase success stories.
Cari Watkins-Bates, Assistant Land Conservation Director for Scenic Hudson, directs the group's farmland protection work. Read on to learn more.