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July 27, 2017

 

japanese-ratatouille

Japanese Ratatouille

This isn’t the French original, nor is it a Japanese dish, but the flavors and textures should be comfortingly familiar no matter where you're from.

July 24, 2017

 

Nikumiso Dengaku

Nikumiso Dengaku (Stuffed Eggplant)

Nikumiso literally means “meat miso.” I’ve made a standard meatless eggplant dengaku before, but this version takes it from a tasty side to a hearty main.

July 18, 2017

 

Rooftop Republic

On Top Of Hong Kong’s High Rises, Rooftop Gardens Take Root

In one of the most densely populated cities on Earth, a gardening cooperative is helping residents rediscover farming — in the sky.

July 9, 2017

 

lambsquarter bunch

Cream Of Lambsquarter Soup

As someone once commented on another one of my ‘obnoxious weed’ recipes, if you can’t beat ‘em, EAT ‘EM!

July 5, 2017

 

bee and flower

Can Bee Buzzes Predict Pollination Success For Farmers?

A new technique based on recording buzzing bees hopes to show farmers just how much pollinating the native bee population is doing in their fields.

May 20, 2017

 

vegetables

Stirring The Pot: Vegetable Lasagna With Béchamel

Ah, spring! Shorts, tank tops, sandals… and vegetables. The arrival of fresh greens, deep reds, and sensual purples beg for creative juices to flow.

April 27, 2017

 

bees on honeycomb

Beekeeper For A Day

Beekeepers George Hegeman and Mike Bennett give us firsthand experiences with their hives. Then, preheat your oven to 400 degrees for two baked eggs recipes.

March 9, 2017

 

lent bowl

A Lenten Soup Flavored With Centuries Of Tradition

This thick, creamy stew features 12 "grains" to represent the Twelve Apostles and cod to denote Jesus, a meal befitting Ecuador's elaborate Lenten traditions.

March 2, 2017

 

wet field

Sorry Salad Lovers: We May Have No Mesclun Mix For Two Weeks

There may be a nationwide shortage of salad mix in a few weeks. You can blame wet weather in Arizona and California.

March 2, 2017

 

broccoli, zucchini, cabbage

Veggie Shortage Inspires Funny Headlines, Serious Thoughts

Bad weather caused a brief shortage of veggies in the U.K. Prices went up and people panicked. Now they are thinking harder about where their food comes from.

December 5, 2016

 

kale varieties

Kale Is About To Have An Identity Crisis

To develop a new variety of kale tailored, plant researchers are surveying consumer attitudes on the leafy green. The takeaway so far? "Be less like kale."

November 3, 2016

 

daniel orr by pizza oven

Old Friends Share A Batch Of Ratatouille

Daniel Orr and Yael Ksander celebrate friendship over a batch of ratatouille. Also today, looking at the presidential race through the lens of agriculture.

November 2, 2016

 

vegetables roasting

Out With The Old Veggies, In With The Ratatouille

Collect all your last-of-the-summer veggies and make this big vat of ratatouille.

July 27, 2016

 

cut spring onions

Slice, Dice, Chop, Julienne: Does The Cut Change The Flavor?

When it comes to produce, the answer is yes, experts tell us. But the reasons are complicated and sometimes mysterious.

November 25, 2015

 

Green bean casserole

Classic Green Bean Casserole Turns 60 Years Old

Despite its status as a Midwest holiday staple, Green Bean Casserole didn’t originate in the Midwest. Dorcas Reilly created it in 1955 in New Jersey.

August 28, 2015

 

table full of vegetables for sale

Are Farmers Markets Becoming A Tough Sell For Growers?

As farmers diversify how and where they sell their produce, more and more customers access local food without face-to-face interactions with growers.

May 18, 2015

 

Andy Daniels

California Drought Not A Midwest Windfall

Things were different fifty-years-ago when fruit and vegetable production was a larger part of Midwest farming. Now it’s all about corn and soybeans.

April 8, 2015

 

Nate Storey holding lettuce

Urban Farming Is Taking Root In Wide Open Spaces

There’s been an unexpected push recently to create hyper-dense farms in the land of wide open spaces, Wyoming.

February 1, 2015

 

kamut

Meet Kamut, Your New Favorite Grain

Put the rice away! Make red beans and kamut instead.

October 12, 2014

 

produce for sale at farmers market

Best Of The Season: Portland

Here's a snapshot of the seasonal food scene in Portland as experienced through the city's farmers markets.

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