Many farm workers call blueberries their favorite crop to pick, but it's a short season, and workers and their families have to keep moving.
In a weeklong festival, refugee chefs teamed up with their French counterparts to serve up feasts that fuse their culinary traditions.
A new study supports planting perennial grasses on current cropland as a way to reduce nutrient loss from farm fields.
Many food companies began labeling food that has genetically-modified ingredients in anticipation of a Vermont law that kicked in July 1.
A new UN report says 31.4 percent of worldwide fish stocks were caught at unsustainable levels in 2013.
Americans buy twice as many packages of bagged salad greens as heads of lettuce these days. Is the bagged stuff just as good?
Some say Senate Bill 764 is a step in the right direction for GMO-label advocates, but others say the bill isn’t enough.
The last time government agencies updated biotech regulations was 1992. Today a wave of new discoveries is breaking out of the old regulatory framework.
Bartholomew County's new ordinance says farms with more than 600 pigs must be 500 feet from homes. The county's smallest CAFOs contain twice that many hogs.
The bill outlaws states’ efforts to labels foods made with genetically-modified organisms and instead gives companies more leeway in disclosing GMOs.
The Food Loss and Waste Accounting and Reporting Standard will help measure and manage food loss and waste, for both countries and private companies.
Consumers may view GMO disclosure labels much like surgeon general’s warnings on cigarette packages, despite a recent study showing GMO crops are safe to eat.
Market-based conservation contends that we create demand for an animal and work to keep its population robust so we can then eat it, as with the American bison.
With commuting, and other lifestyle changes, a growing number of low-income children now live outside the neighborhoods that qualify for federal assistance.
Changes in how we farm means taller corn by Independence Day.
A public health campaign to sell Africans on the virtues of orange-fleshed sweet potatoes — bred for higher Vitamin A levels — has helped combat malnutrition.
A new law in Vermont requiring labels on genetically modified foods has gone into effect despite a months-long campaign in Congress to block the measure.
The European Commission voted to extend the sale of the product until the European Chemical Agency provides a new ruling in 2017.
Chile has implemented a food label law to try to curb one of the highest obesity rates in the world.
One of the largest poultry companies in the country says it will change its slaughter methods and some of its poultry houses. Animal welfare groups cheer.