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.
In the next 20 years, many American family farmers are likely to retire—putting enormous amounts of land on the market. Here's how they're connecting with young farmers to make sure the family farm survives.
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.
Can a licensing deal between Sesame Street and the Produce Marketing Association truly improve childhood health? Maybe, but grassroots solutions already exist.
Frustrated with Monsanto's latest triumph over the grassroots movement to label genetically modified foods? Stephen Colbert lets you laugh about it.
As final results come in for Initiative 522, advocates of GMO labeling are saying we need to change the system, not just the supermarket.
In case you were distracted by Tea Party antics this week, here's a rundown of important developments in GMOs, sustainable farming, and other food news.
The Trans Pacific Partnership is likely to be a setback for efforts to regulate and label GMO foods.
Self-reliant farmer types may not think they need help from the government. But they need affordable health insurance at least as much as the rest of us.
In this rare television interview with Bill Moyers, the poet, farmer, and activist Wendell Berry discusses his vision for society living in harmony with the planet.