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.
As farmers diversify how and where they sell their produce, more and more customers access local food without face-to-face interactions with growers.
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.
There’s been an unexpected push recently to create hyper-dense farms in the land of wide open spaces, Wyoming.
Put the rice away! Make red beans and kamut instead.
Here's a snapshot of the seasonal food scene in Portland as experienced through the city's farmers markets.
Please the palate and the eyes by putting color on your plate. Here are five food blogs to spark your inspiration.
Sherry Wise of the Wylie House describes how the act of seed saving preserves agricultural biodiversity and family traditions.
Changes to the WIC program include more fruits and vegetables, whole grains, yogurt and fish.
A new study finds that simply opening stores that offer fresh produce doesn't mean residents in food deserts will change their eating habits.
For our first show of 2014, we're looking at ways to reduce food waste, from composting to making vegetable stock.
Kids are trashing the fruits and veggies served for school lunches. A study suggests paying them to eat the good stuff will increase consumption, reduce waste.
The Let's Move! campaign has announced Sesame Street characters will promote produce to children. Will it work?
As part of its healthy food initiative, Wal-Mart has announced it will buy 80 percent of its fresh produce directly from local growers.
The new research lends empirical support to state-mandated fruit and veggie minimums.
Giving the kale a good, thorough back rub for this recipe. It tenderizes it and make it easier to chew.
The CDC doesn't want you to stop eating vegetables. Just be sure to wash both the produce and your hands first.
Scientists unearth yet another reason to boost your intake of whole foods.
Want your kids to get addicted to a healthy snack? This hummus should do the trick!
Stocks are the building blocks of cuisine. Use your leftover chicken bones and veggie scraps to make a tasty chicken stock for soups, stews and sauces.