NPR |Jan. 25, 2015 1:47 p.m.
Wondering why your local Chipotle is no longer serving pork? It's because a big supplier was housing pigs in confined quarters. But there's debate about whether that's really worse for the animals.
NPR |Jan. 25, 2015 1:28 p.m.
Aqua-Spark is the world's first investment fund for sustainable aquaculture. So far it has bet on an alternative fish feed that could take pressure off the oceans and a tilapia farm in Mozambique.
NPR |Jan. 24, 2015 9:10 a.m.
A couple is cooking its way through meals from all 193 members of the United Nations. The series of dinner parties for friends and strangers is also a fundraiser and way to foster global connections.
NPR |Jan. 23, 2015 4:04 p.m.
Several people associated with Modern Farmer tweeted their farewells to the magazine that became known for printing arch photos of handsome animals and writing audacious headlines.
NPR |Jan. 21, 2015 3:13 p.m.
It may surprise you to learn that some processed foods made from GMOs — say, canola oil, for example — don't actually contain any genetically modified DNA or proteins.
NPR |Jan. 20, 2015 3:59 p.m.
Fertilizer runoff has provoked a confrontation between Des Moines, Iowa, and the farms that surround it. The city's water utility wants to sue neighboring counties for nitrate in the Raccoon River.
NPR |Jan. 20, 2015 3:18 p.m.
Many healthy school lunch options end up in the garbage. But two researchers say that students who eat lunch after recess are more likely to eat fruits and veggies than students who eat lunch first.
Register Guard |Jan. 20, 2015 2:32 p.m.
Ninkasi Brewing has switched distributors in southern Oregon and western Washington from behemoth Anheuser Busch InBev to two regional firms — Eugene-based Bigfoot Beverage Distributors and Bellevue, Wash.-based Odom Corp.
NPR |Jan. 19, 2015 4:42 p.m.
For generations, Italian-American fig growers in the Northeast have buried their trees in trenches for the winter. It's a tradition that preserves both flavor and ancestral ties to southern Italy.
NPR |Jan. 19, 2015 4:32 p.m.
Detox diets are a hot trend, but scientists say there's really no evidence that they are necessary or helpful. One strategy that does make sense: Cut back on sugar. We tell you why.