Looking for a way to cut waste — and cut costs — schools are turning to composting cafeteria leftovers.
A new study found that food trucks in seven American cities scored as well or better on food safety inspections than restaurants.
A massive expansion of the Panama Canal to meet the demand of the 21st Century is set to open as soon as early 2015.
A new study shows that foods seem more healthy when words like “all-natural” appear on packaging, even when we know better.
The federal government would cover half the cost of river construction while the rest of the money would come from a tax on the diesel fuel used by barges.
Farmers markets continue to grow. Community gardens are now mainstream. The next extension of that is to actually get onto a working farm and participate.
Health advocates and a school nutrition lobby group are bracing for battle as an opt-out provision for school lunch rules moves through the U.S. House.
While the conversation about hemp in the U.S. currently focuses on legal issues, our neighbor to the north anxiously waits to talk business.
Drought and disease have driven up the prices of beef, pork and chicken, scoring big profits for meat processing companies.
Multinational banana companies are slowly loosing their grip on the global market as organic and fair trade producers take a bigger bite of the banana pie.
With signals from Congress and the federal government, it may not be long before some of America’s amber waves of grain get a little greener.
Farmers have used insecticides on their crops for decades, so many farmers are skeptical that these seed coatings are now killing bees.
Miscanthus is a tall, stalky grass native to Southeast Asia. Researchers want to blend miscanthus with existing fuel sources.
Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus has killed up to 7 million pigs and could boost the price of pork by 12 percent.
Free meals at Indianapolis schools will begin this fall and are part of the USDA’s Community Eligibility Provision of the Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act of 2010.
A new Harvard study shows the strongest links yet between neonicotinoid pesticides and mass bee deaths over the last decade.
From the launch of the local food effort, producers have worked alongside buyers to push for a system that integrates local food into everyday life.
Last year's preserves, fire-roasted chicken and coconut cake topped picnic menus at early U.S. Memorial Day celebrations.
Some school districts are complaining of financial losses since healthy school lunch rules went into effect in 2012. House Republicans have proposed a solution.
Eleven people across four states have fallen ill after consuming contaminated beef. The USDA has traced the outbreak to Detroit-based Wolverine Packing Company.