In the absence of equipment for making their own meals from scratch, schools rely on large manufacturers to provide them pre-made.
When Flint, Michigan moved its farmers market closer to public transportation, it made healthy foods more accessible to low-income shoppers.
A new study reveals “little evidence” for a correlation between obesity and a person’s local food environment.
Many schools are finding that giving kids a say in what they eat can cut down on what ends up in the trash.
Following weeks of heated debate, the farm bill is expected to go up for a vote in the Senate this week.
Is junk food really cheaper than healthy food? The USDA says it depends how you do the math.
Executive Director Vicki Pierce credits the entire community, including home gardeners, for donating fresh and seasonal foods to the Community Kitchen.
Eric Ripert talks about how to be a successful restauranteur, what goes into creating new dishes, and his suggestions for preparing parsnips and eggplant.
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.
In 2011, 7175 farmers markets operated in the U.S., up from 6139 in 2010. Locavores love it, but some farmers call it too much of a good thing.
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.
The Partnership for a Healthier America is working with several leading banks and national grocery retailers to increase stores in food deserts.
City dwellers are arguing that the USDA's definition of urban food deserts undervalues locally-owned corner stores as viable alternatives to supermarkets.
Parents may have to be sneaky when it comes to helping kids like veggies, but keep trying. You never know when your child may come around to liking vegetables.
A new study shows that other mammals are experiencing an obesity epidemic alongside humans.
Skeptics are eating their words. Junk food is out of school vending machines and carrots are in.
The truth about farmer’s market success, as many things in life, it’s perhaps much more complicated than a single factor like walking access.
As the U.K. ushers in a new administration after its elections last month, so, too, is it welcoming new standards for nutrition and food safety regulation.
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.