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April 22, 2011

Capitol Hill 

Capitol Building

Federal Budget Just Got A Lot Less Tasty

House Republicans have begun to pass a budget that includes serious cuts to some food-related organizations.

April 1, 2011

Protecting Organics 

Environmentally Sensitive Area Sign

Farmers Sue Monsanto For Organic Crop Protection

A group of organic farmers are suing Monsanto to contest their patent on genetically modified seeds.

March 30, 2011

Access Denied 

Taking Pictures Of Cows

Iowa House Bill Bars Unapproved Documentation At Farms

One of America's largest meat producing states could make it illegal to take pictures, videos, and unapproved recordings on farms.

March 18, 2011

Candy For Dinner 

Roasted Spaghetti Squash Boat

Spaghetti Squash And Candied Pumpkin Seeds

Another listener request show! We’re making candied pumpkin seeds and a delicious spaghetti squash dinner.

March 13, 2011

Sustainability Rockstars 

Wendell Berry

Wendell Berry: Finding Examples Of Good Work

In the final part of a three-part conversation, Wendell Berry talks about what communities need to do to be sustainable and he explains why he is hopeful.

March 6, 2011

Sustainability Rockstars 

Wendell Berry

Wendell Berry: The Value Of Land And Food

In part two of a three-part conversation, Wendell Berry talks about land economy vs. the money system and how to translate local focus into global awareness.

February 28, 2011

World Food Crisis 

Melinda and Bill Gates

Gates Foundation Gives $70 Million To Address World Food Crisis

The Gates Foundation hopes to address hunger in developing nations by financing agricultural research. But beware - Monsanto is involved.

February 1, 2011

What To Eat 

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announcing the release of the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans on Monday morning.

Food Bloggers Weigh In On USDA’s New Dietary Guidelines

For the first time ever, guidelines focus on the growing obesity epidemic, telling Americans to eat less, and emphasizing a plant-based diet.

December 15, 2010

Contaminated Food 

baby pig

FDA Report Reveals The Amount Of Antibiotics Used On Factory Farms

In 2009, 29 million pounds of antibiotics were used to raise animals for human consumption.

December 2, 2010

Big Ag 

Indiana Factory Farms

Factory Farm Map Brings Big Ag Close To Home

The Food & Water Watch came out with a map of factory farms across the country this week. This is not something you learn at the grocery store.

October 12, 2010

Worldwide Gardening 

japanese_apple

How To Grow The Perfect Apples

The Japanese technique of apple growing is the perfect combination of science and art.

August 16, 2010

Genetically Modified Crops 

harvested sugar beets

Federal Court To USDA: Rethink Genetically Modified Sugar Beets

A new federal district court decision has overturned a 5-year USDA approval of genetically modified sugar beets.

August 12, 2010

GM Crops 

Canola flower

Study: Genetically Modified Canola On The Loose In North Dakota

An unprecedented number of genetically engineered canola crops have successfully escaped into the wild.

August 12, 2010

Food Safety 

a farmer holds a handful of almonds

Federal Court To Almond Growers: OK To Challenge Pasteurization Law

A federal appeals court in Washington, D.C. overturned a previous ruling, clearing the way for farmers to challenge a law concerning almond pasteurization.

August 12, 2010

Food Security 

Seeds

World Class Plant Bank May Be Plowed For Housing Development

The largest repository for European fruits and berries in the world is scheduled to be demolished to make way for a housing development.

August 5, 2010

Food Safety 

soybean plants

Pharmaceuticals In Soybeans? Crops Absorb Toxins, Research Shows

Scientists have found that certain crops easily absorb pharmaceuticals and personal care products, or PPCPs.

August 4, 2010

Factory Farming 

righteous porkchop book cover and nicolette hahn niman

Nicolette Hahn Niman: Eating Less Meat, But Eating Better Meat

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.

August 2, 2010

Factory Farming 

righteous porkchop book cover and nicolette hahn niman

Nicolette Hahn Niman: Pigs Living Naturally, Meat In The City

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.

July 1, 2010

Sustainabile Agriculture 

Tractor in a field

National Research Council Releases Sustainable Agriculture Report

The National Research Council published a report this week entitled 'Toward Sustainable Agricultural Systems in the 21st Century'

June 23, 2010

Genetically Modified Crops 

alfalfa in a field

Supreme Court Rules In Monsanto Alfalfa Case, Both Sides Claim Victory

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.

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