Environment | Food | NW LifeOPB | Nov. 25, 2015 midnight
Connoisseurs say oysters can take on flavors of melon, cucumber and mushroom. Experts say its taste is all dependent on where the mollusk lives.
NPR's Marc Silver lost his mother-in-law in 2005. But she remains a presence at family meals this Jewish holiday season, through his dogged trial-and-error attempts to re-create her favorite treats.
Environment | News | localOPB | Sept. 1, 2015 2:57 p.m.
Think Out Loud considers the idea of renaming Oregon's Mount Hood after Mount McKinley was renamed its traditional name, Denali.
Environment | News | local | HistoryOPB | Aug. 19, 2015 10:44 a.m.
Thursday is the 105th anniversary of what's been dubbed "The Big Burn," a devastating wildfire that burned three million acres in Washington, Idaho and Montana, killing 80 people and changing the entire U.S. approach to forest fires.
In three videos being screened for “Oregon Lens,” Uncage the Soul takes viewers to the Oregon coast, the Sandy Ice Caves and through the streets of Portland.
Environment | Food | Nation | HealthNPR | April 10, 2015 12:57 p.m.
Each year, millions of pounds of Mexican produce are rejected just past the border even though they're tasty and edible. Instead of the landfill, they're now going to needy families across the U.S.
Business | Food | Nation | EnvironmentNPR | March 26, 2015 2:42 p.m.
Remember that old movie trope, in which the mousy girl takes off her glasses to reveal she was a beauty all along? A similar scenario is playing out among food waste fighters in the world of produce.
World | Environment | Food | ScienceNPR | March 25, 2015 10:29 a.m.
Researchers in Colombia have created new types of beans that can withstand high heat. Many of these "heat-beater" beans resulted from a unique marriage, 20 years ago, of tradition and technology.
Science | Arts | Food | Nation | EnvironmentNPR | March 23, 2015 1:27 p.m.
At an event to honor the modern-day science hero, $15,000 worth of edible insects were on the menu. So Tyson was willing — if not exactly eager — to explore the delicacies on offer. For science.
For the first time, scientists have estimated how much antibiotics livestock consume globally — and how fast consumption is growing. Which country uses the most drugs on farms?