Farmers markets are just one way to support local agriculture. Jeff Sharp is researching how to make the market for local food more efficient and sustainable.
Hawaii will become the first state in the U.S. to ban the possession, sale or distribution of shark fins.
The federal government officially declared the Gulf of Mexico a fisheries disaster Tuesday evening, closing all fisheries in the area.
The White House has signed an agreement with food and beverage industry leaders to cut 1 trillion calories from the American diet by 2012.
In a study of 1,000 children, researchers found that those who had high levels of certain pesticides were almost twice as likely to develop ADHD.
Got a hankering for oysters? Then you should expect to shell out more for them soon.
The Centers for Disease Control reported dozens of confirmed illnesses from a strain of E. coli bacteria found in wholesale romaine lettuce.
The Critical Media Lab at the University of Waterloo is using one farm's high-tech robotic milking system to give voice to our hooved friends.
"Mrs. Q" is an anonymous elementary school teacher in the Midwest who has resolved to eat school lunches every day in 2010 and document her experience.
The USDA reports that geneticists are working to develop a self-pollinating almond tree to compensate for the rapid decline of honey bee populations
The market is flooded with strawberries, causing prices so low farmers find it less expensive to destroy their crops than to harvest, sell, and ship them.
A new study shows that despite other health benefits, eating plenty of vegetables does not necessarily reduce your cancer risk.
Last year, the Obama administration proposed the implementation of a soda tax, but the initiative fell flat. Maybe.
NATO officials say that fast food restaurants on large military bases in Afghanistan divert too many resources from smaller bases.
There have been at least 12 cases in two days of illness due to contaminated raw milk in the Midwest.
Earth Eats rounds up a big list of some of our favorite tweeters that we've grown to love in our time on Twitter.
A special barcode sticker indicates to shoppers and venders which produce items are getting too old to for purchase.
The health care overhaul was signed into law by President Obama on Tuesday, including a provision directed toward chain restaurants.
Does the meat industry promote climate change and pollution, or is animal husbandry fundamental to sustainable agriculture?
Michelle Obama spoke with U.S. grocers yesterday, calling for industry-wide improvements to help parents and kids make healthier food decisions.