Farmers aren't producing enough to keep up with the number of smaller markets that keep popping up, often in close proximity to others. This results in fewer customers, unsold food and maybe closure.
Whole Foods and Giant Eagle say they're ready to pilot sales of wonky produce that fails to meet retail beauty standards.
Almost a year after the first two genetically modified varieties of non-browning apples were approved for market, a new Fuji variety could join them.
Once food is marked for donation at groceries, it's a race to get it to hunger organizations around the area. Unfortunately, not all food survives the journey.
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.
43 Chipotle restaurants have been closed following an outbreak of E. coli, while a ground beef outbreak has been traced to a Nebraska plant.
As farmers diversify how and where they sell their produce, more and more customers access local food without face-to-face interactions with growers.
Ahold USA became the largest conventional grocer in America to partner with the CIW's Fair Food Program, ensuring better rights for farmworkers.
Indiana's food banks are starting a new Farm to Food Banks program that aims to get more fresh produce to low-income Hoosiers.
Whole Foods' "Responsibly Grown" ratings have riled organic farmers who have watched their produce get lower ratings than conventionally grown foods.
Cali. drought has not meant new opportunities for Midwest farmers. Nicolette Hahn Niman has ideas for how the beef industry can do it better. And, kale salad.
Things were different fifty-years-ago when fruit and vegetable production was a larger part of Midwest farming. Now it’s all about corn and soybeans.
There’s been an unexpected push recently to create hyper-dense farms in the land of wide open spaces, Wyoming.
In the largest study of its kind, researchers have found lower levels of pesticides in those who consume organic foods.
Do you know what impact your produce has on the environment or the lives of the workers who farmed it? Whole Foods wants to help inform you.
Strawberry picking, though delicious, is tougher than you might think! I used some of my harvest to make Strawberry Chia Jam.
What "organic" means to the USDA and what it means to consumers may be two different things.
Changes to the WIC program include more fruits and vegetables, whole grains, yogurt and fish.
Some parts of California haven't seen rain since July 1. This week, farmers were told they will not receive water from government reservoirs.
Reports of pesticide contamination and wind-borne GM seeds have farmers at loggerheads over seemingly irreconcilable practices.