How to Eat Like Our Lives Depend On It
We’ve lost our taste for cooking, and with it the pleasures of sharing food with family and friends. We’ve been told industrial food is quicker, cheaper, and tastier. Turns out that’s wrong. Here’s how we rediscover the joy of real food, spiced with love and tradition.
Immunologist Peter Doherty shows us that the fate of birds and humans are more connected than we might think.
When Her Photo Became an Anti-Feminist Meme, This College Woman Fought Back—and Thousands Joined Her
From internet memes to campus quads, young people are reworking feminism to meet today's challenges.
"The era of procrastination, of half-measures, of soothing and baffling expedients, of delays, is coming to a close."
Feeling a little lost? Looking for some direction in your life? Here are five unconventional ways to help you get where you're going.
Displaced by foreclosure, this family took direct action—and got a place to live.
I always knew the goats across the street were raised for food, but this was my first personal relationship with an animal that would later become my food.
Have a New Year's resolution to eat better in the coming year? We set out to find out what a healthy diet really looks like. Turns out, they all have a few things in common.
Abolish the Aisle: Would Divided Legislators Work Together If They Had to Sit in Alphabetical Order?
Marco Rubio would be next to Bernie Sanders, and Paul Ryan would rub elbows with Ohio Democrat Tim Ryan. If we closed the personal gap, maybe we could close the political one.
When I was growing up, the conveniences of modern life took over my mother’s kitchen, and our health declined as a result. Here’s what happened when we went back to the way our ancestors dined.
“Our philosophy is good, clean, and fair food: Good because it is healthy and tasty; clean because it is produced with low environmental impact and with animal welfare in mind; and fair because it respects the work of those who produce, process, and distribute it.”
I am a Muckleshoot Indian, but little of what I used to eat bore much connection with the landscape I lived in, which had fed my ancestors for many generations. When I discovered nettle tea, it was as if I were remembering what it was like to feel well.
Coffee, chocolate, cheese, beer—it’s rare for anyone to get through a day without eating fermented foods celebrated for their powerful flavors and unique healing qualities.
“Sometime in the course of the past decade I figured out that I needed to do more than write—if this fight was about power, then we who wanted change had to assemble some.”
Traditional food preparation techniques do more than just preserve food. They remove natural toxins and increase nutrients, as well as the body’s ability to fully use them.
A doctor discovers exposure to healthy farm soil holds keys to healthy bodies.
We spend less time in the kitchen than ever. But cooking could be an important solution to our public health crisis.
When this foodie chef was diagnosed with type-2 diabetes, he figured out how to get healthy without giving up his favorite foods.
From England's double-dip recession to Portugal's spiking unemployment, there is now conclusive evidence of the complete failure of austerity.
Out-of-the-box ideas for putting healthier food on our neighborhood plates—and make friends doing it.
Since I first published “Diet for a Small Planet” in 1971, the movement for food that is good for our bodies and our planet has blossomed beyond what I ever imagined. Here’s how.