NPR |Sept. 17, 2014 11:27 a.m.
Ever seen a pawpaw in the supermarket? Didn't think so. Chris Chmiel wants to change that by growing and promoting the mango-like fruit. He also helped organize the upcoming Ohio Pawpaw Festival.
AP |Sept. 17, 2014 8:48 a.m.
A magnitude-4.0 earthquake rattled the Puget Sound in Washington state early Wednesday.
NPR |Sept. 16, 2014 2:08 p.m.
Nutella, launched 50 years ago, has turned into a global phenomenon, boosting demand for hazelnuts. Now producers are looking beyond Turkey's north coast, where most of these nuts are grown.
NPR |Sept. 15, 2014 7:36 a.m.
More young people are trying their hand at farming, hoping to make a living out of it. But, as it turns out, passion and grit are just a few of the prerequisites for success.
NPR |Sept. 12, 2014 5:13 a.m.
The theme park says a 2013 documentary critical of its captive orca attraction has hurt its bottom line. Now, it's pushing back with a social media campaign and plans for new habitats for its whales.
NPR |Sept. 10, 2014 5:01 a.m.
Butter is back. But the increased demand is not the reason for recent price hikes. It turns out that the U.S. is exporting more — dipping into our stores of precious butter fat. (Stations note: This story first aired on Weekend Edition Saturday on Sept. 6, 2014)
NPR |Sept. 09, 2014 11:42 a.m.
Perdue Farms, one of the country's largest suppliers of chicken meat, says its hatcheries are working better now without antibiotics. Public health advocates call it "a big step" forward.
NPR |Sept. 09, 2014 8:06 a.m.
The founder of the popular Chick-fil-A restaurant chain, S. Truett Cathy, died on Monday at the age of 93. Cathy was as well-known for his chicken sandwich as for his Christian values.
NPR |Sept. 05, 2014 12:02 p.m.
Oxfam is scoring the 10 biggest food companies on a scale of 1 to 10 on a host of issues, from worker rights to climate change. But will promises translate into concrete changes?
NPR |Sept. 05, 2014 7:58 a.m.
Union organizers say workers need a liveable wage and that their campaign to win them is gaining momentum, but the industry says higher wages would increase the cost of fast food.