As demand for food stamps rise, educating those in need and those accepting SNAP benefits becomes crucial.
Winter farmers' markets have increased nationwide in the past two years, bringing more local and fresh produce no matter the season.
Portland, Maine introduced a raw milk bill that would legalize the sale in city farmer's markets -- with an informational placard as well.
Tastes prepared by local chefs will be available for $1, $2 and $3, and students can buy vegetables and meet area food producers at the mini-farmers market.
In 2011, 7175 farmers markets operated in the U.S., up from 6139 in 2010. Locavores love it, but some farmers call it too much of a good thing.
Farmers markets are good for you. A new report says they are good for the economy, too.
The Partnership for a Healthier America is working with several leading banks and national grocery retailers to increase stores in food deserts.
Are you ready to release your inner Julia and become a rockstar in your kitchen?
Tomatoes are on the menu! First, a burst cherry tomato compote that positively explodes with flavor. Then, a roasted salsa using garden-fresh tomatillos.
The truth about farmer’s market success, as many things in life, it’s perhaps much more complicated than a single factor like walking access.
The USDA's 2010 National Farmers Market Directory lists 6,132 farmers markets nationwide, 16 percent more than in 2009 when the agency reported 5,274.
I assumed that farmers at my local market grew their foods pesticide free and certified organic, but I learned that this was far from the truth.
The first part of a three part series, Nicolette Hahn Niman talks about growing up in the midwest and the treatment of pigs in industrial farming operations.
Today on Earth Eats, we’re showing you how to pickle vegetables from your garden so you can enjoy green beans and peppers all the way into the cold months.
One easy way to ensure you’ll have tasty vegetables all through the year is by pickling them. Earth Eats contributor Amy Jeanroy helps you get started.
Earth Eats recently spoke with Marion Nestle, in the second part of our interview, she talks about food policy, the local food movement and food labeling
Not all of the earth’s deserts are sandy, arid landscapes - there are also food deserts in cities where residents have difficulty accessing fresh, healthy food.
Earth Eats contributor Nicole Henderson writes about steps her family is taking to bring more organic food into their kitchen and onto their plates.
Earth Eats has compiled a list of our favorite Facebook pages that are great tools for learning more about food and sustainability online.
Earth Eats contributor Alex Lopez went on an adventure this week in search of turnips to make a spiced, braised, tagine style, root vegetable dish.