Organic farmers are raising opposition to FDA food safety rules that will put the squeeze on small-production farms.
No love for beets?! Chefs Dave Tallent and Bob Adkins both try to convince guests that it's a delicious ingredient in their dishes. Kale chips and hydroponics.
Finch's Brasserie takes pride in supporting local farms, but in order to serve the freshest seafood possible, they have to fly it in from the coasts.
Indiana University is one of 20 American colleges that pledged to buy at least 20 percent real food annually by 2020.
Judith Dern is back to give us a turkey cooking tutorial. We visit some noisy birds at Schacht Farm. And two side dishes that buck tradition in the best way.
Betrayal, mystery, controversy, and a host of characters as big as Europe -- it's no story; it's the ever-widening horse meat scandal.
Veggie barbecue not your thing? Here's a taste of what can be done with your local, free-range meat this Independence Day.
Is the nation's obsession with burgers and hot dogs bringing you down? Here are some veggie alternatives for a meatless 4th of July celebration.
Conditions at the Moon Fishery failed to meet minimum standards for legal export into the USA, says Department of Health.
There's a movement afoot in the U.S. to convince you that your coffee deserves the same respect given to fine wines, cheeses, beers and chocolate.
Want to know more about local food? The USDA's new website is there to help.
Selling raw milk is illegal in Indiana, but residents find ways around it despite the ban.
Community supported agriculture means fresh, local food and being connected to the farmers and the land. But not everyone is sold on the traditional model.
Cutting 249 USDA offices -- half of which are small, local offices -- will only impact their annual spending by one percent.
Winter farmers' markets have increased nationwide in the past two years, bringing more local and fresh produce no matter the season.
Farmers sold nearly $5 billion dollars worth of local produce in 2008, and that number is expected to rise.
The new 2012 farm bill is close to completion. However, the speed in which the bill was created means less input from the public -- unless farmers have a say.
The federal Farm Bill is rewritten every five years. The 2012 bill, however, is likely to be written in two weeks.
Did you know the first National Food Day was in 1975? After only two years, the movement fizzled out -- until now.
Traditional business models disconnect consumers from profits. Co-ops give communities an opportunity to participate in their own businesses.