Many veterans making the tough transition home find a new sense of purpose in the field, tending to vegetables or livestock.
An ambitious federal project, abandoned as WWII loomed, sought to document the country's food traditions amidst great change.
Whether future occupants of the East Wing decide to get their hands dirty in the garden, its future has been cemented on the White House South Lawn.
We meet 17-year-old Diego, one of the 20,000 unaccompanied minors from Central America who made the journey through Mexico to the U.S. border last year.
The budget would make cuts to the crop insurance system, allocate more funds for agricultural research and fund a summer program to provides free meals to kids.
For unemployed adults in 22 states, they have two months to find a job or lose their food assistance.
Let them eat eggs, says the top U.S. nutrition advisory panel.
Eat less meat for the environment? A draft recommendation for the USDA says so.
In bad years, higher premiums and higher payouts cost taxpayers more. When prices are lower and premiums are lower, the public is not out as much.
Mark Winne describes how food policy councils can advocate for change in the local, regional and national food systems.
The drought has dried up pastures and devastated grain crops, increasing demand and a lowering supply of livestock feed.
For over 50 years, Canada has struggled to make food affordable in remote Arctic communities. Recent subsidy changes have left many northerners out in the cold.
Even as more people rely on food stamps, one in three could be eligible for assistance.
$500 million will be taken from the WIC program, which provides at-risk mothers and babies with nutritional meals.
Online search feature takes the guess work out of determining if the food in your pantry has been recalled.
A bill to name whoopie pies Maine's state dessert has started a debate over whether the treats are too unhealthy.
Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee Collin Peterson (D - MN) convened another hearing last week in South Dakota to discuss the 2012 Farm Bill.
Earth Eats talks with Joel Salatin, the proprietor of Polyface Farm, who calls himself a "Christian Libertarian Environmentalist Capitalist Lunatic Farmer"
The U.S Department of Justice meets in Iowa this weekend to consider whether the size of big ag companies could be in violation of federal anti-trust regulation
Atlantic Monthly posted a great opinion piece questioning why companies in the United States don't have to disclose GMO ingredients on food packaging.