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March 7, 2014

Bake It 

two loaves of sourdough bread

Gather ‘Round The Wood-Fired Oven

Keith Romaine wants to turn his neighbors into bread bakers. He has plans to build a community wood-fired oven in his backyard.

March 5, 2014

Growing Similarity 

packages french bread with Chinese label

Global Diets Become More Similar

We aren't so different after all, and that could be a bad thing when it comes to the global food supply.

January 27, 2014

What's Growing 

Ajay Nair holding sweet potatoes

Making The Leap: How Niche Crops Go Mainstream

Diverting acres away from a major commodity to an un-tested crop is risky, but sometimes farmers can reap the benefits of innovation.

January 20, 2014

Wonder Bread 

loaves of snowmass bread on grocery shelf

New Wheat Behind Whole Grain White Bread

A new wheat variety may have cracked the code to marry the fluffiness of white bread with whole grain nutrition.

November 18, 2013

Hidden Grains 

corn

Filling A Gap In The Organic Pipeline

Sales of organic food over the last five years have grown 35 percent, but there’s a problem in the supply chain – not enough organic grain.

July 8, 2013

Time For A Rain Dance 

winter wheat

Tough Times For Midwest Wheat Farmers

It’s been a tough year for winter wheat farmers. Battling dry times in an often dry region has many farmers fearing a historically low harvest.

May 5, 2013

Fad Diet? 

gluten-free-bread

Gluten-Free By Popular Demand

More than 1.6 million Americans are on gluten-free diets even though they haven’t been instructed by their doctor to do so.

December 21, 2012

A World Of Plenty? 

greenish gold wheat stocks in a field under cerulean skies

Study Finds Stunted Crop Yields In Many Regions Of The Globe

In much of the world, production of corn, wheat, rice and soybeans is failing to meet expectations.

October 25, 2012

Get Out The Gluten 

gluten-free-bread

5 Questions About Gluten-Free Eating

Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley and rye. We answer your questions about celiac disease and what are some good gluten-free substitutes.

July 24, 2012

The Price Is Wrong 

The feet of a person standing on earth that's so dry it's clumped and cracked.

Food Prices Expected To Spike, But Relief May Be In Sight

While economists fear what rising food costs might do to a weak global economy, they predict prices will fall by the end of the year.

November 10, 2011

Sweet Stuff 

sorghum farmer in the field

A Gluten-Free Opportunity For Kansas Sorghum

The gluten-free diet is one of today’s top food trends, and that presents a big opportunity for sorghum farmers.

June 26, 2011

Summer Side 

boxes of apricots

Apricot Quinoa Salad

Sweet apricots and succulent cucumbers come together with quinoa in this deliciously satisfying yet simple side dish.

June 23, 2011

Global Food Prices 

flooded field

Extreme Weather Pushes Food Prices Even Higher

Global food prices are already at a record high and will continue to rise because of this year's extreme weather.

February 12, 2011

Climate Change 

Wheat

Wheat For The Next Generation

Scientists are working to develop wheat that can resist drought and feed the 2.3 billion people predicted to live on Earth in the next 50 years.

January 13, 2011

Hunger Issues 

two food graphs

World Food Prices Soar To 20-Year High

The United Nations reports the prices of food commodities are at an all-time high. Harsh weather conditions around the world could push them even higher.

November 16, 2010

Homemade Bread 

bread

Whole Wheat Sprouted Bread, Practice Makes Perfect

Yes, baking bread can become enjoyable and therapeutic. It's really true what you hear: There is nothing like homemade baked bread!

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