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.
"It was a different kind of diet. I didn't count calories. I didn't count carbs. I just took 12,500 miles of food off my plate."
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.
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.
A doctor discovers exposure to healthy farm soil holds keys to healthy bodies.
When this foodie chef was diagnosed with type-2 diabetes, he figured out how to get healthy without giving up his favorite foods.
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.
We came to Occupy because of America’s dangerous gap between rich and poor. But equally distressing was how many of us suffered from diseases created by a food system that makes healthy food inaccessible to the poor.
It's time to reclaim the well-being and exuberance that is part of healthy food culture.
Why the fight for biodiversity is about protecting life itself.
Local lawmakers will vote today on whether to overturn the mayor's veto of a bill to regulate the use of pesticides on the Hawaiian island.