In West Virginia, mining jobs have been declining for years, and there have been few other options to make a living. The Appalachian Beekeeping Collective is hoping to help turn that around.
Even the most wholesome ingredients are produced through cheap labor, often by people who are poor and hungry. It's time the food world talks about that.
Mallory Rickbeil says incentivizing SNAP users to shop for vegetables at the Linton Farmers' Market has enticed more farmers to become vendors.
We asked our readers what they wanted to know about world hunger? So many thoughtful questions came in that we did a roundup of queries about hunger and famine.
Advocates in India are asking the country’s supreme court to increase pay for farmers to curb high rates of suicide amid rampant debt and crop failures.
Pantries in southwest Virginia will take whatever they can get to stock bare shelves. Some also offer help with health care and job training.
We meet 17-year-old Diego, one of the 20,000 unaccompanied minors from Central America who made the journey through Mexico to the U.S. border last year.
A recent analysis found that of the 1,500 new supermarkets promised for food deserts by next year, only about 250 have opened in those neighborhoods so far.
According to a couple new reports, obesity rates in every state in America top 20 percent, while one-third of U.S. children are consuming fast food daily.
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.
Multinational banana companies are slowly loosing their grip on the global market as organic and fair trade producers take a bigger bite of the banana pie.
Mark Winne describes how food policy councils can advocate for change in the local, regional and national food systems.
A wave of protests and walkouts is hitting fast food restaurants across the country this week.
23 children have died and more sickened after consuming tainted school lunch in the Indian state of Bihar.
After months of political gridlock, new farm legislation may be in sight.
The USDA has announced new funding to encourage broader acceptance of SNAP benefits at farmers markets.
The baked-goods giant is quietly unveiling donation-based shops to draw attention to food insecurity. The trick is staying solvent.
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.
The biggest difference between the House- and Senate-proposed farm bills is in their handling of food stamps.
The House Agriculture Committee began voting through proposed amendments today in the hope of getting the bill through the committee this week.