A campaign to legalize street vending is gaining strength from local resistance to President Trump's immigration policies.
Small companies that gave Whole Foods its local-food image are relieved Amazon is taking over, but their hopes may collide with Amazon's cost-cutting tactics.
Once merged, the companies plan to then split off into three separate businesses, one of which will be focused on agriculture.
S.A.V.E. Farm stands for Service member Agricultural Vocation Education. It offers veterans the opportunity to learn the business of farming.
Despite Kansas’s place as a prime farm state, just a tiny fraction of the produce consumed there is produced locally. That represents opportunity for farmers.
LA is the only major US city where selling food on sidewalks is illegal. President Trump's immigration policies have pushed the city council to change the law.
Those all-too-common lists of cheap places to eat are part of a broader restaurant culture that devalues immigrant labor and ignores the consequences.
Business reporter Annie Ropeik is interested in consumers' feeling about food and how that impacts farmers. Then, beet vinaigrette on our veggie burger.
Young farmers are necessary to sustain the agricultural economy in the state, but they face a difficult farming environment.
Nearly one-third of Sidney, NE works at the headquarters of the outdoor retailer Cabela’s. Residents wonder what’s next as Cabela’s merges with a competitor.
It typically takes a while for changes in commodity prices to reach consumers but they're reaping the benefits of an improved situation for livestock producers.
Commercial kitchen space can be hard to come by and expensive to build. One tech startup is trying to fix that, using concepts from the sharing economy.
Farmers managing the sophisticated businesses that Midwest crop farms have become are spending more time considering business school basics.
Groups designed for farm women are not just about the social and emotional support. They serve an educational role as well.
Some animal welfare and food safety advocates think divestment is the key to large-scale change in the factory farm industry.
While many presidential campaigns have published platforms that touch on food and agriculture issues, they’re not often among talking points on the stump.
A site dedicated to leasing and using farm equipment is making available expensive machinery during the times producers need it most.
In the three years after the 2008 recession, fast-casual visits rose 17 percent, while other sections of the restaurant industry lagged.
Some big food companies, like Mars, are becoming increasingly vocal advocates for action on greenhouse gas emissions.
The USDA recently put $10 million behind grants to establish environmental markets, including one in Iowa to reduce nitrogen runoff.