Critics and commentators have weighed in on the First Lady's new school lunch guidelines, and potato farmers are the only ones complaining.
We visit Jeff Mease's farm in Indiana to meet his herd of water buffalo. Then we use potatoes, rutabagas and bison meat in three hearty, winter dishes.
Jami Scholl doesn't put her garden to bed once the ground starts to freeze -- she continues to grow food. Read her advice for gardening throughout the winter.
In a blow to combating obesity, the Senate decided all vegetables on school lunches were safe, including potatoes (fried and otherwise).
After anonymously blogging about her experiences eating school lunch for a year, Chicago Public Schools teacher Sarah Wu has now revealed her identity.
Fighting weeds is probably the biggest challenge for organic farmers. Rachel Beyer and Ben Smith of Stranger's Hill Organics give some tips.
Crop rotation is a practice that has been around for centuries with proven benefits. Best of all, it requires no chemical fertilizers or pesticides!
Road bikes are the preferred form of travel and mode of commerce for the operators of Quail Bone Farm in Columbia, Missouri.
New varieties of colorful carrots have arrived in U.K. supermarkets -- will they wow children, foodies, or both?
Two studies come to conflicting conclusions about the social changes needed to reverse the obesity epidemic.
The first thing every student needs to have a good day is a healthy breakfast. Author Janet Poppendieck talks about what is right and wrong with school lunch.
Urban foraging collects unused or unwanted produce from public places. What about abandoned gardens on foreclosed lots?
I initially applauded the decision by Jack in the Box to remove toys from kids meals, but when you peel back the layers you see that this is just a PR move.
The USDA's Microbiological Data Program will be cut if Congress passes the proposed budget bill. How will this affect food safety for Americans?
The German E. coli outbreak is slowing down, but salmonella cases in the U.S. raise more concern about contaminated alfalfa sprouts.
The most common pathogens that cause food borne illnesses can be eliminated from food with a few simple steps.
Yes, I realize we're still in the middle of growing season, but you want to be prepared for the day when it's time to harvest!
The strand of E. coli responsible for the food-borne illness outbreak in Germany is rare and deadly.
Even the best-loved plants can get infected by disease. Here are organic tips and tricks to apply to your garden to keep your crops healthy.
As your garden starts to produce, don't forget to look to the future. Saving seeds, canning, and drying flowers is a great way to enjoy the bounty all year.