The cheeses of the Italian Alps are prized for their flavor. But the tradition of cheese-making here is dying off. Now remaining farmers are banding together around an unusual adoption program.
Food | Arts | EnvironmentNPR | Feb. 28, 2015 11:09 a.m.
Wonky produce can take on absurdly entertaining shapes. A food waste activist is tweeting images with cheeky captions to raise awareness of beauty standards that lead to mounds of food waste.
Scientists have recovered cultivated wheat DNA from an 8,000-year-old submerged site off the British coast. The finding suggests hunter-gatherers were trading for the grain long before they grew it.
Food | Environment | Science | NationNPR | Feb. 26, 2015 10:49 a.m.
Warmer temperatures in Alaska are giving farmers flexibility to plant a wider range of crops over a longer growing season. One farmer says the secret to his bounty is soil enriched by flooding rivers.
Food | Technology | BusinessNPR | Feb. 25, 2015 12:23 p.m.
The ultimate smart-home vision is a home that basically runs itself, from coffee makers to washing machines. But we're not there yet: The real world is a hard place for little computers to operate in.
Food | News | Agriculture | Health | BusinessAP | Feb. 25, 2015 11:01 a.m.
Oregon is among 30 states that allow the sale of unpasteurized milk, but it sets tight restrictions. A law on the books since the 1950s says sellers of raw milk can't advertise.
The valley's founding families look back on the early days of Oregon's pinot industry.
Food | Environment | Science | Business | NationNPR | Feb. 23, 2015 2:48 p.m.
Many coastal communities that harvest shellfish could soon be hurt by ocean acidification, a study finds. The Pacific Northwest and New England are hot spots, as are estuaries along the East Coast.