After harvest, apples can be stored for months in controlled atmosphere storage rooms where the temperature, oxygen, carbon dioxide, and humidity levels are adjusted to put them into hibernation.
Humans have harnessed the ripening power of the plant hormone ethylene for centuries, but a recent discovery of how a plant controls the hormone may lead to more precise human control of ripening.
A volunteer network gathers wasted foods, turns them into healthy meals and provides opportunities for those whose lives have been radically disrupted.
These syrup recipes are a great way to use every last herb in your herb garden. In our show, thyme and mint season some fresh cantaloupe and raspberries.
The apple renaissance of recent years has given us new varieties, but that's only half the story. Another revolution is happening below ground in the roots.
Certain tree crops need a certain amount of cold weather every year. But scientists say that California's climate may become too warm for them to grow there.
You don’t often see orange trees in Nebraska, but Russ Finch says growing citrus was a way of showing that his geothermal greenhouse could work.
As you're mixing the batter, embrace the army-green color. The pancakes will eventually turn a deep brown as they cook.
Americans love pumpkin-flavored goodies. Since 2011, pumpkin products' sales have jumped 76% -- but the same can't be said for the fruit itself.
Jonathan Bloom explains three reasons why food might not make it from a farm to your plate. Delivering food to kids in the summer. Fruit meringue for dessert.
The first of its kind in China, a major study of nearly 500,000 people finds that fruit consumption can decrease the risk of cardiovascular disease.
Of all my u-pick berry adventures this summer, I most enjoyed picking blueberries. Not only were they tasty to eat, they required less stooping to pick!
Red and gold raspberries are delicious right now, but blackberries aren't ripe enough yet at the u-pick farm The Extraordinary Berry.
Megan Betz says working with community orchards is about people. A recipe for Indian saag. The best breaded pork tenderloin sandwich. Drought report from Colo.
Strawberry picking, though delicious, is tougher than you might think! I used some of my harvest to make Strawberry Chia Jam.
We talk to a Bloomington city official about proposed changes to food truck regulations. Emily Robbins tells stories from her farm life. Meringue for dessert.
This dessert has the wow-factor of a Baked Alaska without all the extra work.
Please the palate and the eyes by putting color on your plate. Here are five food blogs to spark your inspiration.
Changes to the WIC program include more fruits and vegetables, whole grains, yogurt and fish.
A new study finds that simply opening stores that offer fresh produce doesn't mean residents in food deserts will change their eating habits.