Most of the world's tea comes from China, India and Sri Lanka, but dozens of farms have sprouted across the U.S. producing small-batch tea sold at a premium.
When a brewery made a beer made from recycled water, at least one headline asked, "Would You Drink It?"
The island nation is one of the world's biggest exporters of tea. We visit one organic tea farm that shares revenues with its workers.
Indonesia is the world's fourth-largest coffee producer, exporting more than it consumes, but that's changing thanks to demand from a rising middle class.
At the University of California, Davis, it's now the focus of the most popular elective class on campus and of an ambitious new research center.
There are several reasons why getting a start in commercial hop growing can be daunting, from expensive start-up costs to intensive labor demands.
Matt Bochman says the next development in brewing is local yeast. His business aims to make hundreds of wild strains available to home and craft brewers alike.
Homebrewers run into trouble scaling up their production because there isn’t equipment specifically made to accommodate the unique requirements of kombucha.
Butler Winery & Homebrew shop sells dozens of basic homebrew kits this time of year, but overall sales are slumping. Are craft breweries to blame?
Spending your holiday dollar on Christmas trees and homebrew kits. Butternut squash paired with gnocchi. And, breaking down the energy inputs that go into food.
What do you think of when you hear the terms "farmers market" and "organic?" Home brewing with some passionate amateurs. And, Daniel Orr's watermelon puree.
Howard got the idea to make root beer when she met a farmer who sold sassafras bark. She describes her signature recipe as something similar to a sweet tea.
Fall is here! Have you enjoyed your first pumpkin beer of the season? Find helpful links for picking up a pint at an area brewery or brewing your own.
We have poached pears and a pickled pepper relish, both recipes using ingredients fresh from the garden. And home brewing is all the rage these days.
Earth Eats would like to raise a glass to your hand-picked, top 15 (in no particular order) local brewing companies.
Here at Earth Eats we love a slow pulled pint of local brew, so we got in touch with a true brew master, Floyd Rosenbaum of Bloomington Brewing Company