Those all-too-common lists of cheap places to eat are part of a broader restaurant culture that devalues immigrant labor and ignores the consequences.
Undocumented immigrants make up a significant portion of the country’s agricultural workforce. A crackdown on immigrant workers could put farms at-risk.
Mississippian American Indian culture rose to power by farming corn. New evidence suggests dramatic change in climate might have led to its collapse in 1300s.
From the time of the Aztecs, chocolate has been seen as an aphrodisiac, but it took many centuries for it to become the taste of the love holiday.
Pat Brown was a renowned biomedical researcher. But he left that to tackle what he saw as the biggest problem facing Earth: animal agriculture.
The check-off is a network of 45 state-based boards and councils that collects the money to promote the beef industry.
What's the single most important thing that the world's farmers could do to reduce global warming? Give cattle faster-growing, more nutritious pasture.
Faced with water shortages, one Indian state is re-introducing drought tolerant millets to people's diets.
The safety of chlorpyrifos has been in question for almost three decades. The next step is an outright ban by the EPA, though it's unclear if that will happen.
As a young man, Douglass escaped slavery and became a heroic abolitionist who revealed how food was a key tool in the immoral mechanics of slavery.
Some dogs have long been bred specifically to sniff out truffles, but could any old dog be trained to pick up this lucrative new trick?
Iowa is the largest pork producer in the country. Melissa Block visits a pig farm for NPR's series "Our Land."
Implementation of the rules has been pushed back thanks to President Donald Trump’s “regulatory freeze.”
A chicken ranch in southern California is facing animal cruelty charges that could test a new law banning extreme confinement.
Researchers developed a new wheat-like species called Salish Blue. It grows back year after year, which not only cuts down on work, but helps prevent erosion.
From pledges to hire refugees to fundraisers for the ACLU, food businesses large and small are getting vocal about their support for immigrants.
The price of foundational crops like corn and wheat have slipped dramatically in recent years, leaving many farmers struggling to break even.
Fleece jackets have transformed our experience of the outdoors. But little, tiny synthetic fibers that fleece is made of could also be ending up in our diets.
Peace Meal Kitchen began as a way to use food to dispel misconceptions about Iran. In the wake of new immigration restrictions, its mission has morphed.
Climate change has brought erratic rainfall to Mexico's Yucatán peninsula, forcing local Mayan farmers to modernize their centuries-old farming practices.