The compost at Bread & Roses is so active it's melting snow. Daniel Orr makes pasta spectacular. And, it takes energy to make those bags of pre-chopped veggies.
Food production consumes about a fifth of the U.S. energy supply. Some farmers are trying to cut back on the coal and gas used to grow our food.
In addition to some of our favorite stories from 2015, we examine the pros and cons of fertilizers. And, what we flush down the toilet could become energy.
One expert says current technologies could transform organic waste into enough natural gas to replace half the diesel fuel used in the US transportation sector.
Spending your holiday dollar on Christmas trees and homebrew kits. Butternut squash paired with gnocchi. And, breaking down the energy inputs that go into food.
Miscanthus is a tall, stalky grass native to Southeast Asia. Researchers want to blend miscanthus with existing fuel sources.
This area of Chicago was once known for the meatpacking industry. Today, The Plant hopes to make it a destination for sustainable agriculture.
We continue our conversation from last week about compost. It's one of the few sources warm spots at Bread & Roses. And a recipe for green juice, cheers!
Each piece of Wrigley's new "Alert Energy" gum contains a half-cup of coffee's worth of caffeine.
Kids love to snack, but that doesn't mean those snacks can't be healthy. Here's a list of healthy snacks to fuel your kids after a long school day.
How much energy does our annual food waste represent? A lot. About 2% of the total annual energy consumption in the U.S. according to a new study.
This week on Earth Eats, we're looking at two late season vegetables that will help you literally "green" your dinner table: okra and long beans
Researchers at UC Berkeley are trying to simulate how leaves turn energy from the sun into energy they can use.
It's getting harder and harder to keep your home toasty in the winter without breaking the bank. Here are 5 tips to keep your electric bill under control!