The second part of a three part series, Nicolette Hahn Niman talks about becoming a vegetarian and how we can move away from factory farming.
The first part of a three part series, Nicolette Hahn Niman talks about growing up in the midwest and the treatment of pigs in industrial farming operations.
The National Research Council published a report this week entitled 'Toward Sustainable Agricultural Systems in the 21st Century'
Ruling in favor of whom? In Monsanto v Geerston Farms, the US Supreme Court issues the first ever ruling in a genetically modified crop case.
A new report reassessed how agricultural resources are used around the world and found that animals - not humans - consume more than half of the world's crops.
Researchers hope to measure the impacts of continuous doses of very low levels of drugs being constantly reintroduced into the environment and the food supply.
The American Meat Institute is opposed to a new bill that would require the USDA to test for six additional strains of E. coli.
A recently published study has found wild birds prefer non-organic when given the choice between conventional and organic bird food.
Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee Collin Peterson (D - MN) convened another hearing last week in South Dakota to discuss the 2012 Farm Bill.
Have any questions for Food, Inc. filmmaker Robert Kenner? Join us for a live chat with Robert on Tuesday, April 27th at 2 p.m. EST.
A group of food and farm organizations have signed a letter supporting amendments to the Senate food safety bill that would benefit small food producers.
Some environmentalists have decried the reallocation of funds from conservation programs to support child nutrition programs.
Earth Eats rounds up a big list of some of our favorite tweeters that we've grown to love in our time on Twitter.
Earth Eats talks with Joel Salatin, the proprietor of Polyface Farm, who calls himself a "Christian Libertarian Environmentalist Capitalist Lunatic Farmer"
The Senate Agriculture Committee approved Senator Blanche Lincoln's Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act today, endorsing a plan to improve school lunch programs
Unusually cold temperatures in Florida this winter have lead to a 30% decrease of tomato production, leaving farmers and consumers at a loss.
The Permaculture Institute of El Salvador is re-building sustainable agriculture in a country devastated by years of violence and environmental degradation.
Previous USDA regulations contained language that made it possible for mega-dairy farms to abuse the organic system. Not anymore!
Faithful consumers of raw milk swear by its flavor and digestibility. But in Wisconsin, like many states, raw milk cannot legally be bought and sold openly.
For Earth Eats' new blogger, Alex Smith the value of a community garden is more than just the food, it's the connections people make with one another.