Students at Unionville Elementary School, just outside of Bloomington, Indiana learn a sweet, old tradition on one of the last cold days of winter.
A combination of factors have led to a surplus of meat and dairy in the US. Some food banks are getting creative with distributing the windfall.
A food pantry in Bloomington Indiana hosts a seasonal farm stand where people show off and sell their homegrown goods, and build community connections in the process.
As the US dairy industry jockeys for a spot in the global milk powder game, critics say the scaled-up operations cause disruption and environmental damage.
Milk sits at the intersection of culture and biology. Food scholar Andrea Wiley helps us understand milk’s outsized role in the American diet.
A project in the heart of dairy country seeks to build trust and respect between farmers and migrant workers.
For some struggling dairy farmers, brewing beer has become an easy way to diversify their operations.
Milk prices have plummeted in a market flooded with supply from foreign producers and larger operations squeezing out small farmers.
Author Mark Kurlansky discusses his new book Milk! with NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro, and the roots of modern debates on dairy.
Dairy farmers on the U.S. side say they're getting paid less than what it costs to produce the milk. The Canadian system balances milk supply with consumer demand through production quotas.
As Congress returns from winter break, lawmakers prepare to tackle the notoriously thorny farm bill in hopes it will pass early this year.
Most American Indians are lactose intolerant, which means they need to find nutrients outside of dairy. Traditional cooking methods can be key to good health.
A businessman will charter some 60 Qatar Airlines flights for the bovines. He aims to jumpstart a dairy industry in Qatar.
In the 1900s, nutritionists and dairy producers helped convince Americans that cow's milk was nature's perfect food. But the science and tastes have changed.
Advocates of grass-grazing cattle say it's better for the environment and the animals. But there's another upside: Grass-fed meat and dairy fetch a premium.
A nomadic community of camel herders in India has long relied on camel milk. Now, a big Indian company is getting ready to market camel milk as a health food.
Dairy industry groups want to allow states to sponsor their own visas for foreign workers.
Author Vivian Halloran analyzed food memoirs for her book "Immigrant Kitchen." She tells her immigration story and unpacks the complicated idea of authenticity.
For one of the biggest dairymen in U.S., success was based in part on crossing cultural boundaries. Now, he has returned home to continue building his empire.
Jarrod May brews with local ginger from farmer Candace Minster. Sales of plant milks are going up. Dairy farmers are on high alert. We go hunting for truffles.