A new book examines how federal government policies made it easier for minorities to open fast-food franchises than grocery stores.
Small companies that gave Whole Foods its local-food image are relieved Amazon is taking over, but their hopes may collide with Amazon's cost-cutting tactics.
In his new book, Michael Ruhlman explores how and why Americans have changed from corner-store customers to insatiable consumers of every edible product.
Food banks are increasingly saying no junk food donations. Some schools are sending healthier donations by salvaging uneaten foods in cafeterias.
In one West Virginia county, two farmers are finding new ways to help their neighbors sell the food they grow and eat more healthfully.
Demand for halal food has increased in recent years, reaching $1.9 billion between August 2015 and August 2016.
When Flint, Michigan moved its farmers market closer to public transportation, it made healthy foods more accessible to low-income shoppers.
Historically, produce like bananas with brown spots would be headed for the landfill because shoppers often expect their fruits and veggies to be immaculate.
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.