A panel entitled at the Food in Bloom conference analyzed some of the deeper meanings behind food and drink consumption.
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.
Farmers markets are just one way to support local agriculture. Jeff Sharp is researching how to make the market for local food more efficient and sustainable.
Washington state apple growers are trying to make a change to less-toxic pesticides in advance of a 2012 EPA deadline.
Researchers hope to measure the impacts of continuous doses of very low levels of drugs being constantly reintroduced into the environment and the food supply.
On Thursday, June 3 author Janet Poppendieck joined us to discuss her new book "Free For All: Fixing School Food in America"