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.
Why does using organic methods to grow food matter? Why is organic more expensive? Is the food better? Join the discussion on these and more organic issues.
This Indiana company offers locally produced seeds to folks who want to make every aspect of their garden organic, earth-friendly, and local.
Parents may have to be sneaky when it comes to helping kids like veggies, but keep trying. You never know when your child may come around to liking vegetables.
What vegetables should I plant? How much sun should the garden get? Should I construct raised beds? Some advice for all the first-time gardeners out there.
Another recipe using goat meat! This time, I am adding some dry white beans and making a fantastic soup.
Preparing food can be just as enjoyable as eating the food, especially if you involve your kids. Veggie pizzas are a fun way to let your kids be creative.
We’re cleaning out the last little bits of our root cellar today. What has held up over these cold months? Yams and potatoes!
A new study found that a high-fiber diet can help prevent cancer and cardiovascular and respiratory diseases.
Does your chili recipe need an updating? Try this Indian chili that includes asafetida, fennel and cumin seeds, and turmeric powder.
This recipe provides a great excuse to buy an entire chicken from your local farmer. The broth will be better than what you can make from store-bought birds.
Recent data shows less than 10% of Americans are eating enough veggies—here are some easy and delicious ideas to help you meet your quota!
This recipe is low in fat and high in taste. Mustard seed adds a nice zing.
These black-eyed peas are every bit as satisfying as the bacon-laced version you may have grown up with. And don't forget the cornbread!