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Want Better Working Conditions in Restaurants? Build a Co-op

WANT BETTER WORKING CONDITIONS IN RESTAURANTS? BUILD A CO-OP

At Blue Scorcher in the seaside town of Astoria, Oregon, customers count on a few things. There's, of course, the golden braids of...

EUROPE'S NEONIC BAN IS A BIG STEP-BUT IT WON'T BE A CURE-ALL FOR BEES

In April, when the European Union announced a ban on neonicotinoid insecticides, it was widely reported as a victory for bees and other...

 
 
 

WHAT THE FAILURE OF THE HOUSE FARM BILL MEANS FOR GOOD FOOD ADVOCATES

When the House Farm Bill failed to pass in a 198-213 vote last Friday, many food and farm advocates declared victory . And it's easy...

The Organic Coating that Gives Produce a New Life-and Opens New Markets for Farmers

THE ORGANIC COATING THAT GIVES PRODUCE A NEW LIFE-AND OPENS NEW MARKETS FOR FARMERS

Changing demographics-and increasing demand for gluten-free products-have put cassava root on the radar in the United States. Victoria...

 
 
 
Meet the Farmworkers Leading the MeToo Fight For Workers Everywhere

MEET THE FARMWORKERS LEADING THE METOO FIGHT FOR WORKERS EVERYWHERE

“Never again will we allow ourselves to be silenced as women... We will not permit our children's lives to be limited by the greed...

The Entrepreneur Making Healthy Food Accessible to Her Brooklyn Neighborhood

THE ENTREPRENEUR MAKING HEALTHY FOOD ACCESSIBLE TO HER BROOKLYN NEIGHBORHOOD

When she was 19, Francesca Chaney wrote in her journal that she wanted to open a vegan café. It would be a place, she imagined, where...

 
 
 

FARMERS CAN'T AFFORD THE LEGAL HELP THEY NEED. THESE LAWYERS ARE MOBILIZING TO CHANGE THAT

Corbin Hill Food Project founder Dennis Derryck believes that food justice depends on land justice , which is why he's taking 95 acres...

Iowa Residents to Sue the State Over Air Emissions from Industrial Hog Farms

IOWA RESIDENTS TO SUE THE STATE OVER AIR EMISSIONS FROM INDUSTRIAL HOG FARMS

Most mornings, when teacher Birgitta Meade arrives at North Winneshiek School in rural Northeast Iowa, she's hit by the stench of hog...

 
 
 

WHAT COULD THE NEXT FARM BILL MEAN FOR THE ORGANIC PROGRAM?

It has been a rough few years for the organic label. From scandals over fraudulent organic grain imports and the revelation of several...

CHICAGO IS LEADING THE WAY TOWARD A GOOD FOOD FUTURE

When Leslie Fowler asked America's largest chicken producers to increase their supply of antibiotic-free poultry, they gave her “ the...

 
 
 
These Farmers Switched to Organic After Pesticides Made Their Families Sick

THESE FARMERS SWITCHED TO ORGANIC AFTER PESTICIDES MADE THEIR FAMILIES SICK

Some farmers transition to organic production to earn premium prices. Others switch to make their farms more sustainable. But for some...

THE FUTURE OF FISHING IS BIG DATA AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

New England's groundfish season is in full swing, as hundreds of dayboat fishermen from Rhode Island to Maine take to the water in...

 
 
 
Zero-Waste Stores Ask Shoppers to Bring Their Own Everything

ZERO-WASTE STORES ASK SHOPPERS TO BRING THEIR OWN EVERYTHING

Tom and Katrin Helmick live in New York's Hudson Valley region with their 2-year-old son. They cook and grow vegetables in their backyard...

Farm Runoff in U.S. Waters Has Hit Crisis Levels. Are Farmers Ready to Change?

FARM RUNOFF IN U.S. WATERS HAS HIT CRISIS LEVELS. ARE FARMERS READY TO CHANGE?

For the last two decades, Bill Kellogg hasn't told many people about the approach he uses to growing 5,000 acres of corn and soybeans...

 
 
 
I am the Daughter of a Conventional Farmer-and a Sustainable Ag Advocate

I AM THE DAUGHTER OF A CONVENTIONAL FARMER-AND A SUSTAINABLE AG ADVOCATE

To most people, my dad is a headline, a stereotype. He's a 62-year old conventional corn and soy farmer living in Iowa, a Trump supporter,...

Jillian Hishaw Wants to Help Black Farmers Stay on Their Land

JILLIAN HISHAW WANTS TO HELP BLACK FARMERS STAY ON THEIR LAND

When Jillian Hishaw was studying agricultural law at the University of Arkansas-Fayetteville, she learned about the many the hardships...

 
 
 
Will Robot-Led Restaurants Be a Gift or a Curse to Food Workers?

WILL ROBOT-LED RESTAURANTS BE A GIFT OR A CURSE TO FOOD WORKERS?

The menu at Spyce , which opens today in downtown Boston, isn't noticeably different than the menus you'd find at a half-dozen other...

What Does Climate Change Mean for Vermont's Maple Sugarers?

WHAT DOES CLIMATE CHANGE MEAN FOR VERMONT'S MAPLE SUGARERS?

Don Gale started sugaring as a boy, boiling sap outside on a cinderblock fire stand with old steel road signs for baffles. Later his...

 
 
 

FOOD POLICY COUNCILS ARE MOBILIZING TO DEFEND FOOD STAMP RECIPIENTS

More than 50,000 people struggle with food insecurity in Durham, North Carolina. So when a group of public health workers, farm advocates,...

In the California Desert, the Bautista Family Grows Hot Dates

IN THE CALIFORNIA DESERT, THE BAUTISTA FAMILY GROWS HOT DATES

If you want to the best date of your life, you'll need to visit 7HotDates.com. Before you balk, you should know the Bautista family-owner...

 
 
 



No Noodle Lasagna

No Noodle Lasagna

Do you love lasagna and other Italian cuisine but are trying to avoid carbs & extra calories? If so, you will love the No Noodle Lasagna in the latest episode of POV Italian... Read more ...

Semolina Three Cheese Bread

Semolina Three Cheese Bread

Semolina Three Cheese Bread is a cheese and bread lover’s dream come true and packed into a loaf. This phenomenal dough is packed with grated Parmigiano, shredded mozzarella... Read more ...

Pane in Cassetta (Bread in a Box)

Pane in Cassetta (Bread in a Box)

Fill your kitchen with the aroma of baking bread while making Pane in Cassetta, or Bread in a Box. This bread is the Italian version of white sandwich bread except it’s packed... Read more ...

Bar Harbor Certified Maine Lobster Juice

Bar Harbor Certified Maine Lobster Juice

Sponsored Ad PRESENTING THE WORLD'S FIRST CERTIFIED MAINE LOBSTER JUICE Tune in to Chef Jamie Gwen as she talks about Bar Harbor Maine Lobster Juice on iTunes%3D4 Read more ...

Uno Foods recalls 1,881 pounds of calzone products

Uno Foods recalls 1,881 pounds of calzone products

The Brockton, MA-based Uno Foods Inc. has recalled approximately 1,881 pounds of products because of misbranding, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety... Read more ...

Rose Acre Farms: Another Bad Actor, Or a Deeper Problem?

Rose Acre Farms: Another Bad Actor, Or a Deeper Problem?

The disgusting truth about industrial egg production is “it stinks”. Sanitation in such environments stretches the imagination when you think of a million birds trapped in... Read more ...

Everything You Need to Know to Go Running in the Rain

Everything You Need to Know to Go Running in the Rain

Running in the rain is not unlike running in general : demanding and occasionally uncomfortable, but also super gratifying - and maybe, JUST MAYBE, even a little fun. Of... Read more ...

14 Freakin' Hilarious GIFs of Animals Being Jerks

14 Freakin' Hilarious GIFs of Animals Being Jerks

The best things in life are free - like animal GIFs that make us LOL over and over again. Besides being cute and furry, 85 percent of the time, animals are just up to no good... Read more ...

Publisher's Platform: Restaurants finally vaccinating employees against...

Publisher's Platform: Restaurants finally vaccinating employees against hepatitis A

The Ashland-Boyd County Kentucky Health Department says a worker at a McDonald's in Ashland has been diagnosed with hepatitis A. The employee was diagnosed on May 23rd, 2018... Read more ...

The Ultimate Travel Bucket List For Water-Lovers

The Ultimate Travel Bucket List For Water-Lovers

Being near water equals instant relaxation for some of us, so a swimmable destination is much preferred when vacationing. You can't really call a trip a success if you're not... Read more ...

Beat the Heat and Check Out the Coolest Summer Travel Destinations in the US

Beat the Heat and Check Out the Coolest Summer Travel Destinations in the US

Temperatures are rising and Americans are starting to plan their next big Summer getaway , but where will they go? From up-and-coming cities to Summer festivals, we've rounded... Read more ...

Huge Disney Fan? Then You MUST Know About This VIP Vacation Club

Huge Disney Fan? Then You MUST Know About This VIP Vacation Club

If you already dig bringing your family on Disney vacations , we've got news for you. Disney offers something called the Disney Vacation Club , and it can make these trips more... Read more ...

Review: Off Color Spots Tiki Weisse

Review: Off Color Spots Tiki Weisse

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