Marcia Chatelain, Professor of History and African American Studies at Georgetown University, reminds us that African American communities continue to be constrained, and fast food franchising has been one way to make things work.
A conversation with Angela Babb on the history of the US Farm Bill and how government nutrition assistance programs originated within farm policy.
Gardener John Coykendall has collected hundreds of rare heirloom varieties of seeds. Knowing the history of our food, he says, is part of knowing who we are.
From its origins as a happy accident 10,000 years ago, to its role as the centerpiece of a school "rebellion," the tabletop staple has had quite a life.
Two nonprofits are using their harvest for a line of jams honoring the history and old family recipes of the local African-American community.
American cookbooks throughout the years, with Vivian Halloran. Pickled golden beets. And, giving farmers incentives to think about conservation when they farm.
Extra virgin olive oil versus pure olive oil... What's the difference? Learn how olive oils are made and labeled before you buy another bottle.
How did we get here? Maureen Ogle gives us a history of U.S. meat production. Papaya plus kohlrabi in a salad. Universities work to alleviate world hunger.
Ecologists in Nebraska are trying to find out what the Great Plains looked like when homesteaders settled there in the 19th century.
The Smithsonian is now working on 8,000-square-foot “American Enterprise” exhibition that will explore agriculture’s connection to finance, science and retail.
In his new book "Cheese and Culture," Paul Kindstedt happens to tell the story of human civilization by way of cheese making.
The popularity of CSA farming has grown exponentially over the past several years--but where does it come from?
After the FDA released a new study about the danger of lacing chicken feed with arsenic, Pfzier took 3-Nitro off of the market.
In this hour-long special, Chef Daniel Orr prepares a seven-course Thanksgiving meal. There's music and stories along the way as well. Sit back and enjoy!
Kombucha is a fermented drink that can be made on a countertop. It has to be divided and shared regularly, making it a fun fermented food to make and share.