When Sharat noticed that Americans without access to affordable, healthy food didn't eat as well as his family, he decided to do his part to change that.
Three provisions in the bill would make it more difficult to regulate the safety of genetically modified crops. Consumers fight back with a flurry of organizing.
The story of this seemingly ordinary chain of grocery stores suggests that collaboration with the community may be the key to success for businesses in struggling neighborhoods.
A grassroots coalition of California citizens has an initiative on the ballot to require the labeling of genetically modified organisms. While Monsanto and other corporations have spent tens of millions to silence them, the initiative seems likely to succeed.
What happens when the Motor City transforms itself into the capital of grow-your-own food?
Now the U.S. has to gut a law that protects consumers from imported mystery meat—or pay the price.
Bill McKibben used to think that lack of action to stabilize the climate came from widespread apathy, denial, or comfort with the status quo. Here’s what made him change his mind.
In today's Appalachia, it's possible to eat an entire meal in which every ingredient was sourced from within 40 miles of your table.
Farmers across the country are taking to rooftops, vacant lots, any space they can find to build an urban farm revival.
The old logic of the slave plantation is still the logic of our industrial food system, 500 years in the making. There’s a new way of thinking taking off.
A farmer sings the praises of having non-farmers close at hand.
Ten years ago, the residents of the crime-ridden neighborhood started planting gardens—and everything changed.
Robert Jensen works through his underlying rationale for making moral judgments, as on meat-eating and abortion.
Scarcity of certified processing facilities is one reason the meat industry is so consolidated—so farmer Bruce Dunlop invented a mobile slaughterhouse.
Can farming revitalize our cities and change the way we eat? Follow two friends across the United States to find out.