With corn prices up about 27 percent in the past month and no sign of rain in Midwestern states, dry weather could force food prices across the country to rise.
It’s spring along the Missouri River in Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri and Kansas, and farmers are back on the land, trying to fix what nature broke.
With farmers expected to put in more acres of corn than they have since the Great Depression, this fall’s harvest could be one for the record books.
A new study suggests high-fructose corn syrup is bad for brains as well as the rest of our bodies.
Joel Salatin talks about the virtues of raising rabbits for meat, and we make a rabbit stew in honor of Easter. And, two recipes in the Jewish food tradition.
I have adapted this recipe, adding in agave syrup, taking out the eggs, making my own buttermilk from soymilk and turning it gluten-free.
American meat consumption has declined 12.2 percent since 2007. Both industry and food policy critics think they know why.
The EPA found that GM corn from Monsanto might be losing effectiveness in battling rootworm.
Four states have found rootworm damage to their corn crops despite using Monsanto's genetically-modified seeds, and the EPA is not happy.
A French administrative body overturned a ban on Monsanto genetically-modified seeds -- but how long will it stay in effect?
We took a break from the podcast to record some new recipes and interviews, but we’re back in the saddle celebrating one of the last reminders of summer - corn.
Extreme heat has damaged this year's corn supply, and it could translate to higher food prices down the road.
Weeks after Hurricane Irene tore through the east coast, farmers, consumers, and government officials are still taking stock of its impact.
Flooding, drought and extreme weather have taken their toll on the nation's crops, but the damage may not be as bad as we think.
I like to prepare a meatless dish at least two nights a week. It is far easier to accomplish this in the warmer months when fresh food is most abundant.
Bad news for Midwest corn growers -- a new study has found some pests have developed an immunity to Monsanto's genetically-altered corn seeds.
Corn is a little bit like zucchini in that if you are growing it and you have it 'coming out your ears' you may run out of ways to cook it.
Sometimes when I get home from the Saturday farmers market I just want to dive in and start cooking.
Global food prices are already at a record high and will continue to rise because of this year's extreme weather.
Yes, I realize we're still in the middle of growing season, but you want to be prepared for the day when it's time to harvest!