Let me make sure I have my facts straight: In the heart of New York City, a husband and wife, and their very young daughter, embark on a year long journey to transition into a lifestyle that leaves behind a zero carbon footprint? That means: no plastic bottles, no restaurant food, no coffee shops, no […]
In 2005, there were 18,000 known deaths in the US that resulted from a type of Staph bacteria, Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA).
In salmonella scare, contamination outbreak underscores urgent need for restructuring of the nation’s food safety regulations, enforcement, and oversight authority.
I listened to a report summarizing a recent series of scientific studies that concluded high fructose corn syrup, and table sugar are indistinguishable in effect on obesity. But what about other possible health concerns?
What does sustainable food mean to you? Good, clean and fair? local? social justice? Care for the environment? Carlo Petrini offers some of his own thoughts in this video.
NPR radio talks with Michael Pollan about Tom Vilsack, Obama’s new pick for USDA secretary of agriculture.
Damascus, Oregon ponders how to integrate existing urban agriculture into its future urban fabric. City Master Plan will address urban farms preservation.
One of the big challenges facing modern agriculture is the heavy reliance upon fossil fuels for the growing of crops and transportation to market.