This is the fourth year Monsanto has hosted fantasy farming competitions. Schools that produce the highest yield and generate the most profit win cash prizes.
A teacher’s union in Los Angeles has added to the list of educators who want to stop school fundraisers at McDonalds.
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.
With commuting, and other lifestyle changes, a growing number of low-income children now live outside the neighborhoods that qualify for federal assistance.
Groups designed for farm women are not just about the social and emotional support. They serve an educational role as well.
A new study reveals “little evidence” for a correlation between obesity and a person’s local food environment.
Teaching kids about where their food comes from can be fun, rewarding and frustrating. We hear from two adults and the one child they tried to educate.
McDonald's involvement in this year's SXSW SouthBites Interactive conference is turning heads.
Eating dinner as a family has been shown to do everything from boost nutritional intake to boost vocabulary in children.
The children of Latino immigrants may be uniquely qualified to lead the future of the Midwest’s agricultural economy.
Many schools are finding that giving kids a say in what they eat can cut down on what ends up in the trash.
Looking for a way to cut waste — and cut costs — schools are turning to composting cafeteria leftovers.
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.
Tasting is believing at Mother Hubbard's Cupboard. Kayte Young shows patrons how easy and inexpensive it is to prepare healthy and delicious meals.
In Commodity Challenge, you have fake bushels of grain. You line up a marketing strategy, watch the real markets and then see what your decisions earned you.
A new study finds that simply opening stores that offer fresh produce doesn't mean residents in food deserts will change their eating habits.
Revisions to federal school lunch guidelines are helping schools bring more local food into their cafeterias.
Bill and Claire Wurtzel believe breakfast is not only the most important meal of the day, it's the most fun.