Suicide rates are higher in rural areas than in urban due at least in part to isolation. Neighbor to Neighbor was founded to connect women in small town Kansas.
Open Bite Night began as cookouts in Indianapolis' MLK neighborhood. Now, locals use the block parties as launching pads for their business ideas.
Since 2004, Fallen Fruit has been planting fruit trees around Los Angeles. The trees produce hundreds of pounds of produce a year — all free to the public.
Peace Meal Kitchen began as a way to use food to dispel misconceptions about Iran. In the wake of new immigration restrictions, its mission has morphed.
In New Jersey, Muslim refugees join groups of mostly Jewish Americans to hold informal dinner parties that are part fundraiser, part bridge-builder.
The agrihood includes gardens, an orchard, free produce for local organizations, and agriculture education.
A site dedicated to leasing and using farm equipment is making available expensive machinery during the times producers need it most.
Grow Well Missouri passes out seeds and starter plants at area food pantries so locals can grow their own food.
Before the mid-1980s there were no farms in this country offering CSAs. Now there are upwards of 5,000.
There’s been an unexpected push recently to create hyper-dense farms in the land of wide open spaces, Wyoming.
From the rolling hills of southern Indiana, I head to the Pacific Northwest’s Willamette Valley for a taste of new terrain. And it tastes like tomatoes!
Daniel Orr whips up Brazilian dishes in celebration of the World Cup. Agritourism offers "authentic" farm experiences. Tools on loan from Mother Hubbard's.
Folks can pick up a bag of apples at Mother Hubbard's Cupboard. Through the Hub's tool share program, they can also borrow a dehydrator to make apple snacks.
Local food sales numbers are hard to come by, but direct-to-consumer sales accounted for just 0.8 percent of food agricultural sales in 2007.
My investigative research into the subculture of dumpster diving culminates with my own dabbling into dumpster foraging and gleaning at an orchard.
Our experts give you advice for baking delicious loaves of bread, gluten-free and gluten-full. Maple syrup with turnips. And, are invasive weeds on the rise?
Keith Romaine wants to turn his neighbors into bread bakers. He has plans to build a community wood-fired oven in his backyard.
Shopping as a way of connecting with your town. Lawmakers reached a compromise on the farm bill. Uplands Peak rescues farm animals. Broccoli soup for dinner.
Concerned with food waste? Ordered too much takeout? A new app will help with that.
Strawberry plants were donated to the Bloomington Community Orchard 3 years ago. Today, they're growing out of control. Gardeners, they're here for the taking!