Chef and restaurateur Joy Crump explains how we can find greater value and health in farm-to-table food, in a conversation at the Aspen Institute's Spotlight Health conference.
By PBS NewsHour
The U.S. agriculture industry used enough energy in 2011 to power a state the size of Iowa for a year. Today, as renewable energy becomes cheaper and more accessible, many farmers are committed to going green, both as a means…
By PBS NewsHour
A common pesticide used on citrus fruits, almonds and other crops would be banned under a proposal announced Friday by the Environmental Protection Agency. The proposal would prohibit use of chlorpyrifos, a widely used insecticide that is sprayed on a…
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
To meet consumer demands, China is increasingly embracing industrialized farming.
By Larisa Epatko
By Rebecca Jacobson, Inside Energy
As the world looks to feed a growing population, fish are seen as one solution. But fish farms have a long history of disease, pollution and interfering with the surrounding ecosystem. Marketplace reporter Sam Eaton traveled to Vietnam to look…
With the popularity of local food on the rise, Washington state farmer Cheryl Ouellette raises pigs to meet the demand. However, small farmers often can't process their own meat. A mobile slaughterhouse program brings a USDA-licensed facility to farms to…
Ed Jahn of Oregon Public Broadcasting looks at the deadly effect wind power turbines can have on migratory bats in the Pacific Northwest.
After a salmonella outbreak led to more than half a billion eggs being recalled, the head of the Food and Drug Administration said new measures must be taken to ensure food safety laws are enforced to prevent future problems. Jeffrey…
Paul Hunter, a poet, musician, instrument-maker, teacher, and editor and publisher, has produced letterpress books and broadsides under the imprint of Wood Works Press in Seattle. He talks about his works.
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