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April 13, 2018

 

Addressing Root Causes Of Food Insecurity

The stories we tell ourselves about hunger shape our approach to solutions. Is it time to challenge the long standing narratives surrounding food insecurity?

March 16, 2018

 

Sazón’s Carnitas For Tacos

This recipe comes to us from Jesus Barajas, of Sazón Mexican Cuisine. It is best served on a hot, corn tortilla topped with pickled red onions. Traditionally, the pork for carnitas would be deep fried in a huge amount of lard. Sazón goes with the low and slow approach. Low heat, in the oven, for […]

March 15, 2018

 

Opponents Square Off Over Work Requirements And Soda Ban in SNAP

Proposals to expand work requirements and restrict access to sugary drinks for food stamp recipients have caused wrinkles in the farm bill debate.

March 12, 2018

 

As Waters Warm, Fish Migrate North, Threaten Other Fish

Fly fishers are catching striped bass – a fish that hails from as far south as Florida – in waters as far north as Newfoundland and, in a few cases, Labrador.

March 9, 2018

 

Radish and Butter Baguettes

Run your stale baguettes briefly under running water, pop them into a very hot oven for 5-8 minutes, and they'll taste freshly baked!

March 9, 2018

 

Salt Water Destroying Historic Farmland In Chesapeake Bay

Rising sea levels in Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay have poisoned some of the oldest farmland in the nation’s colonial history.

February 22, 2018

 

Kashi Expands Support For ‘Transitional’ Grain Farming

Whole-grain cereal maker Kashi is boosting the amount of crops obtained from farmers who are switching from conventional to organic production.

February 20, 2018

 

Salvadoran Pupusas Con Curtido

"Stealth tortillas," with a surprise filling, pupusas are fun to make, and a treat to eat.

February 9, 2018

 

Pickled Okra

If you order some okra seeds now, plant them in your garden this summer, you can make these lovely pickled okra to enjoy next winter (or any time).

February 9, 2018

 

FEMA In Hot Seat Over Botched Puerto Rico Relief Contract

Lawmakers are calling for an investigation into a failed $156 million FEMA contract to provide food for Puerto Ricans in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.

February 2, 2018

 

Prepared Horseradish

Making your own horseradish sauce is easier than you think! It's easy to grow, and stores well in your fridge.

January 26, 2018

 

Chickpeas with Feta and Sorrel

Garden Sorrel (not to be confused with Wood Sorrel, which has a small, clover like leaf) is a perennial with broad leaves and a lemony flavor.

January 26, 2018

 

Rights Groups Blast USDA Plan For Faster Pork Production

The USDA has proposed changes that would increase line speeds at pork processing plants, a move advocates say will increase worker injuries.

January 19, 2018

 

Restaurant Industry Grapples With Sexual Assault Claims

A cascade of sexual assault and harassment allegations against chefs has sparked some soul searching in an industry long plagued with abuse against workers.

January 12, 2018

 

Food and Farms Coalition Builds Collective Power

Small-scale farmers and food security activists join forces on the 2018 farm bill.

January 12, 2018

 

Food Stamp Fate Murky In 2018 Farm Bill

As Congress prepares to reauthorize the federal farm bill later this year, watchdogs and voters are bracing for possible cuts to the SNAP program.

January 5, 2018

 

Kohlrabi-Apple Salad With Pecans And Parmesan

If you've never had kohlrabi, it tastes a bit like the tender core inside of a broccoli stem. It's crisp and flavorful, and usually easy to find in the winter.

January 4, 2018

 

Farm Bill Tops Agenda For Congress in 2018

As Congress returns from winter break, lawmakers prepare to tackle the notoriously thorny farm bill in hopes it will pass early this year.

December 29, 2017

 

Sage Advice, AKA: Warm Apple Cider With Sage And Spices

Clove studded oranges make any room smell delicious. They also lend intense flavors to this wintertime beverage.

December 22, 2017

 

White House Grabs US Food News Headlines in 2017

The change of leadership in the White House was 2017’s top driver of food news as the Trump administration started making its mark on farm and food policy.

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