In 2005, USDA researcher Dana Blumenthal set out to document what effect climate change will have on large swathes of grassland.
Instead of ranking culinary prowess, the Good Enough to Eat index measures a country's supply of nourishing foods.
Whole Foods Market has announced it will begin rating the sustainability of its produce and flowers in September next year.
Bring on summer grilling season! Lynn Schwartzberg talks about what makes great barbecue, and Chef Daniel Orr cooks with rhubarb.
Crop scientists have been working to engineer plants better suited to extreme weather, but some researchers think we might be overlooking plants’ own solutions.
The USDA warns of hard times ahead for the nation's farmers.
From droughts to hurricanes, 2012 has been rocky one for farmers and foodies alike. Here's our annual roundup of the year's major food news stories.
While economists fear what rising food costs might do to a weak global economy, they predict prices will fall by the end of the year.
A team of researchers looks at the ecological impacts of a human population that's growing in more ways than one.
Studies show all that processed meat isn't terribly good for you, or for the environment. Do you eat it anyway?
Global food prices are already at a record high and will continue to rise because of this year's extreme weather.
"Chasing Chiles" brings the problem of climate change to our plates by exploring one of North America's most diverse food plants: chile peppers.
Scientists are working to develop wheat that can resist drought and feed the 2.3 billion people predicted to live on Earth in the next 50 years.
A new study warns that prolonged droughts are predicted within the century, which in turn will possibly lethally affect food production, water availability.
The effects of climate change may soon be coming to your morning cup of coffee, as this sensitive cash crop is threatened by higher temperatures.
New reports from the UK suggest going vegetarian two days each week could be an easy way to prevent climate change.
If the climate bill is passed, reports say that consumers will pay an extra $83 per year. That's 23 cents per day.
Just in case there are still some people out there who think that climate change is not a big deal, check out these stories.
The Obama administration has released a report on the effects climate change is having on our world and what all we should be doing to prevent it.
Food Safety is growing into a "hot button" issue among consumers and lawmakers. Earth Eats has some resources to help you stay informed.