In an effort to trim the federal budget, House Republicans have voted to cut $33 billion from food assistance programs over the next decade.
Hearings for the 2012 Farm Bill have started up again. How much support should small-scale farmers get? Legislators disagree.
Connecticut gets closer to labeling genetically modified organisms in their food -- but not everyone supports the measure.
Southern Indiana's unusual weather this winter has meant that sappers at Burton's Maplewood Farms have had to get a jump start on tapping maple trees.
As food production has become more industrialized, food factories have found ways to continue to recycle massive amounts of would-be food waste.
Community supported agriculture means fresh, local food and being connected to the farmers and the land. But not everyone is sold on the traditional model.
In back-to-back announcements, the FDA dropped all attempts to restrict two types of antibiotics used in livestock while imposing new restrictions on a third.
The demise of a Farm Bill drafted in secrecy means the next version will go through standard Congressional channels, which has mixed implications for farmers.
The freaky fast farm bill has slammed to a halt with the failure of a bipartisan "super committee."
As the farm bill creeps closer to being voted on, Michael Pollan releases a video urging Americans to recognize how important the legislation is to their lives.
The federal Farm Bill is rewritten every five years. The 2012 bill, however, is likely to be written in two weeks.
In part three of Earth Eats interview with Joel Salatin, he talks about whether small producers could ever successfully partner with corporations like Walmart.
In 2011, 7175 farmers markets operated in the U.S., up from 6139 in 2010. Locavores love it, but some farmers call it too much of a good thing.
"Farm Together Now" profiles the people who are experimenting with solutions to the broken American food system.
The USDA's Microbiological Data Program will be cut if Congress passes the proposed budget bill. How will this affect food safety for Americans?
Global food prices are already at a record high and will continue to rise because of this year's extreme weather.
Good food, healthy food, and local food is coming to your neighborhood by way of food trucks.
Scientists have been unable to identify the source of the outbreak or the reason for its severity, and nobody can predict the impacts on European agriculture.
Venezuela has the world's highest inflation rates which make it difficult for their poorest citizens to keep up with rising food prices.
A House budget committee voted to change who receives farm subsidies. Now, it's farmers who make $250,000 or less annually, down from $750,000.