Americans ate 2 billion pounds of avocados last year; many came from Mexico. California researchers are working to change that.
Trade in food between the U.S. and Mexico has exploded over the past 15 years. Restricting that trade could backfire.
Finding enough farmers is a challenge for chefs who want to go local, but the infrastructure is growing and more restaurants are overcoming those barriers.
In a major win for organized labor groups, Wal-Mart has agreed to pay 1 cent more per pound of tomatoes.
Anthropologist Catherine Tucker brings us the perspective of coffee growers. S.K. Quigley roasts the beans. Daniel Orr uses coffee in a barbecue sauce.