More About:
'Food Industry'

What You Need to Know About the 2018 Farm Bill, and Why You Should Care

What You Need to Know About the 2018 Farm Bill, and Why You Should Care

Every five years, conversation turns to the Farm Bill: that hulking, billion-dollar piece of legislation that governs much of what we eat and grow.

Read More
Farm-Raised vs. Wild-Caught Salmon: What's the Difference?

Farm-Raised vs. Wild-Caught Salmon: What's the Difference?

Salmon is one of the most popular varieties of seafood, and for good reason: it’s hearty, mild in flavor, versatile, and pretty simple to cook.

Read More
What Is Sustainable Farming?

What Is Sustainable Farming?

Sustainable farming is a growing movement that promotes the production of food, such as crops and animal products, through various farming techniques. These methods are used to support small family...

Read More
5 Reasons Why Shopping at a Farmers Market Helps Save the World

5 Reasons Why Shopping at a Farmers Market Helps Save the World

Your weekly trip to the farmers market might feel like another mundane errand, but it's really much more important than that.

Read More
5 Myths About GMOs the Food Industry Wants You to Believe

5 Myths About GMOs the Food Industry Wants You to Believe

In the international movement for a safer and more sustainable food system, few issues have captivated eaters like genetic engineering. Products made with genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, a...

Read More
How Every Dollar You Spend on Groceries Impacts a Farmworker

How Every Dollar You Spend on Groceries Impacts a Farmworker

Over the weekend, I moderated a panel discussion about modern agriculture’s impact on the land, as well as the people who work it.

Read More
Here's the Real Difference Between Factory-Farmed and Grass-Fed Meat

Here's the Real Difference Between Factory-Farmed and Grass-Fed Meat

How convenient is it to pick up a pack of hot dogs or on-sale cuts of steak at the supermarket? We kind of know it's not the best choice, but it's all to easy to push that niggling thought out of m...

Read More
Why Aren't the Presidential Candidates Talking About Food?

Why Aren't the Presidential Candidates Talking About Food?

No matter what your political affiliation, we can all agree the 2016 race for the White House has been equal parts fascinating, wacky, unprecedented, and intense. While this crazy campaign has ofte...

Read More
It’s National Ag Day—Thank a Farmer!

It’s National Ag Day—Thank a Farmer!

Ask 10 kids where their food comes from and you’re likely to hear at least a few of them say, “the supermarket.” Many adults would probably say the same thing.

Read More
1 Million More Americans Might Have Their Food Benefits Revoked

1 Million More Americans Might Have Their Food Benefits Revoked

For tens of millions of low-income Americans, a monthly Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefit—formerly known as food stamps—is a lifeline.

Read More
5 Shocking Documentaries That Will Change the Way You Think About Food

5 Shocking Documentaries That Will Change the Way You Think About Food

A compelling documentary can transform the way we think about any number of subjects, but when it comes to food, they're especially powerful. Everybody eats, after all, and seeing the dark underbel...

Read More
A Strike Against Transparency: USDA Ends 'Country of Origin' Labeling for Beef and Pork

A Strike Against Transparency: USDA Ends 'Country of Origin' Labeling for Beef and Pork

Maybe you haven’t noticed, but head to the supermarket and browse the meat cooler, paying close attention to the labels.

Read More