After living in the same town for 14 years, I decided it was finally time to meet my neighbors. My secret? Soup night.
From the Current Issue
Today, 800 million of us are considered “hungry,” but we produce enough calories to feed us all. Rather than a lack of food, we’re dealing with a lack of democracy.
Companies like Coca-Cola and Monsanto were called out for conflicts of interest, leaving many in the public health sector to wonder if next year transparency might become the new normal.
FDA approves genetically engineered salmon, gun control debates overlook the biggest group of gun violence victims—black men—and apps that might help you put old stuff to new use.
Almost half of America's food is thrown out every year. Despite the popularity of things like local markets and farm-to-fork initiatives, the U.S. food system remains a heavily industrialized, wasteful business.
Those in the food justice movement question whether the agency’s recent efforts are a superficial attempt to appear supportive of local food and minority farmers.
Just six companies control 63 percent of the commercial seed market. But seed libraries offer us an opportunity to reclaim the seed commons and create our own community food systems.
Man-made space trash is headed for Earth; there is science to back up why we love horror movies; and campfire stories are reimagined for the tech era.
New Orleans sees a wave of grassroots activism after Katrina, D.C. stops a major utility merger, and a food writer lays out the superpowers of breast milk.
In the new documentary "Just Eat It," filmmakers Grant Baldwin and Jenny Rustemeyer swear off grocery shopping for six months and eat only food that would otherwise be thrown out.