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.
Two recipes for cooks who hate to do dishes. Peter Todd talks about how we make our food choices, and how smart shopping carts could transform grocery stores.
The cooperative business model, long a staple of Midwestern agricultural communities, is being adapted to serve a broader range of rural needs.
A year after Hurricane Irene devastated northeastern food distribution networks, Hurricane Sandy redoubled the damage.
Bloomingfoods says it is in the early stages of its proposal, but it hopes to buy a building near Fess Avenue and 2nd Street.
In the last ten years, using health claims and nutrition ratings to sell food is more popular than tempting consumers with descriptions of indulgent flavors.
A new report finds low-income families are likely to cook at home -- meaning the real quest for healthier meals is more complicated than one might think.
Two studies come to conflicting conclusions about the social changes needed to reverse the obesity epidemic.
The Partnership for a Healthier America is working with several leading banks and national grocery retailers to increase stores in food deserts.
This comprehensive study shows that many factors affect the obesity crisis, notably restrictions individuals face in their access to exercise and healthy food.
A new study has found that a nearby grocer doesn't mean better eating habits. Study finds customers are more likely to eat fast food.
City dwellers are arguing that the USDA's definition of urban food deserts undervalues locally-owned corner stores as viable alternatives to supermarkets.
Americans throw away 1.4 billion pounds of trash every day, 40 percent of which is packaging that's only used once. One grocery store is hoping to change that.
Good food, healthy food, and local food is coming to your neighborhood by way of food trucks.
Food deserts are areas where 20% of the population lives in poverty and 33% have difficulty accessing a grocery store.
Paper and plastic bags may now cost five cents each if lawmakers have their way.
Kraft's newest advertising vehicle, the Meal Planning Kiosk, uses video analytics to tell you what you should buy.
After a dramatic season of campaigning and lobbying, three major green measures fell flat when California's legislative session came to an end Tuesday night.
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.