Want to know more about local food? The USDA's new website is there to help.
In his annual letter for 2012, Bill Gates announced that the Gates Foundation intends to combat world hunger by investing in genetically modified agriculture.
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.
Farmers sold nearly $5 billion dollars worth of local produce in 2008, and that number is expected to rise.
The popularity of CSA farming has grown exponentially over the past several years--but where does it come from?
New varieties of colorful carrots have arrived in U.K. supermarkets -- will they wow children, foodies, or both?
Food trucks offer a solution to those in food deserts and have no access to fresh produce.
Another recall has hit the Midwest and Southern states -- "Thornton's Quick Café’s Chef Salad" have been recalled over salmonella on grape tomatoes.
Two studies come to conflicting conclusions about the social changes needed to reverse the obesity epidemic.
Farmers markets are good for you. A new report says they are good for the economy, too.
You want to avoid pesticides but you're on a budget. The "Dirty Dozen" to the rescue!
The USDA's Microbiological Data Program will be cut if Congress passes the proposed budget bill. How will this affect food safety for Americans?
This risotto with pumpkin is lightened up for summertime with fresh mint, ginger, and lemony coriander seeds.
A study released by The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) examined which foods contained the highest levels of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)
I assumed that farmers at my local market grew their foods pesticide free and certified organic, but I learned that this was far from the truth.
Earth Eats looks at a number of inspirational urban farming and gardening programs from around the country. Which are your favorites?
A special barcode sticker indicates to shoppers and venders which produce items are getting too old to for purchase.
The Senate Agriculture Committee approved Senator Blanche Lincoln's Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act today, endorsing a plan to improve school lunch programs
According to a report published today by the Produce Safety Project, acute food-borne illnesses cost the U.S. $152 billion each year.
Unusually cold temperatures in Florida this winter have lead to a 30% decrease of tomato production, leaving farmers and consumers at a loss.