Digesters convert livestock manure into electricity, but some have found the technology too pricey to maintain.
Schisandra is made into soups and jams and prized as a medicinal plant. Now the berry is at the center of a dramatic new approach to conservation.
Take care to clean your morels well before you fry them up. A salt water bath helps to remove any bugs that may have made a home in your mushrooms.
Zucchini flowers are the most common plant used for blossom harvests. Combine them with broth, light cream, onions, butter and corn for this simple chowder.
The discovery that the liquid from canned beans can be whipped into an egg white substitute has taken the vegan world by storm.
This recipe features a North African spice blend of cinnamon, allspice, ginger, cardamom, coriander, paprika, turmeric, cloves and white pepper.
Since 1998, Fair Trade USA has been certifying farms overseas that met its standards for workers and the environment. Now, the group is looking closer to home.
About 30 percent of Americans are predisposed to celiac disease but only 1 percent get it. A common virus may play a role in determining who gets the disease.
Going cage-free is a costly, time-consuming process for even the biggest egg producers, like Indiana's Rose Acre Farms.
About 23,000 military families rely on food stamps, but advocates say that number is only a partial picture of the need among people who are currently serving.
Leekchi is a highly flavorful fermented condiment made simply of leeks, salt, ginger, garlic, and hot peppers.
Raclette is a cow's milk cheese known for its meltability. This recipe features thin slices of raclette layered over charred asparagus.
For this recipe I favor pistachios, but feel free to swap them out for pine nuts or almonds.
Authorities control flour, and bakers say there isn't enough. But officials say bakers are diverting flour to more profitable brownies.
Buy an unhealthy snack and these vending machines take 25 seconds. Healthy fare drops instantly. Research suggests this "time tax" helps us make better choices.
It seems only right to serve carrot top pesto slathered on top of the beloved root it sprung out of.
The trick to getting the carrots tender is to par-boil them first. Then they’re pan-fried in a bit of oil.
With bone broth mania sweeping parts of the U.S., cheap bones are harder to come by. Some broth makers are moving to new bones, like alpaca.
While the state has a bountiful coastline it doesn't have easy access to kelp seed. Scientists are trying to incubate varieties that can be domestically farmed.
Catch shares allot fishermen a portion of the catch in advance, in hopes of keeping them from racing each other to sea, sometimes in risky climes.