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.
With the legal system failing to hold Monsanto accountable, Iowans convened a court of public opinion.
Regional, web-based services to connect small-time growers to consumers are popping up around the country.
What role do cities have in promoting climate-friendly food?
Because wouldn’t it be nice if they had to tell you what’s in your food?
Why hundreds of thousands are seeking protection from the seed giant.
Heirloom skills for sustainable living.