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The Global Dangers of Industrial Meat

THE GLOBAL DANGERS OF INDUSTRIAL MEAT

The world's largest beef manufacturer is in trouble. Reports have emerged that employees in over a dozen plants knowingly packed rancid...

Meat Processing in a Box

MEAT PROCESSING IN A BOX

With the growing demand for local and humanely raised meats, pasture-based farmers have new market opportunities to become viable businesses....

 
 
 
School Lunch Share Tables Fight Food Waste and Hunger

SCHOOL LUNCH SHARE TABLES FIGHT FOOD WASTE AND HUNGER

“Can I have that banana? I'm still hungry,” said a sixth-grade student peering into a bin full of unopened bananas, apples, milk, and...

RESTORE RURAL AMERICA WITH SMALL-SCALE FARMING

Boarded-up business districts. Abandoned warehouses. Barns and homes covered by tarps slowly collapsing into the earth. It was startling...

 
 
 

TRUMP'S BUDGET WOULD SET FOOD SYSTEM PROGRESS BACK GENERATIONS

While the new White House “ budget blueprint ” is low on details, it's clear that some of the biggest cuts could have a direct impact...

FARM CONSERVATION FUNDING ON THE CHOPPING BLOCK

The Trump Administration has proposed cutting $4.7 billion, or 21 percent, of the U.S. agriculture budget. If made, those cuts will...

 
 
 

EVEN WITH FOOD SAFETY IN THE BALANCE, PERDUE COMPLAINED ABOUT REGULATION

This article was produced by MapLight in partnership with Civil Eats. Bret Hendry and Margaret Sessa-Hawkins contributed reporting. Former...

The Food and Farm Fallout from a Trade War with Mexico

THE FOOD AND FARM FALLOUT FROM A TRADE WAR WITH MEXICO

The menu at Centro , a popular Mexican restaurant in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina, relies on avocados, lemons, limes, and cheeses...

 
 
 

SOLAR FARMING BRINGS BENEFITS-AND CONCERNS-TO THE LAND

By now, most Americans have heard of solar farms. But how about solar farmers? A quarter of California farms, nearly 2,000 altogether,...

An Organic Farm Going Against the Grain in the Corn Belt

AN ORGANIC FARM GOING AGAINST THE GRAIN IN THE CORN BELT

Have you ever wondered whether, tucked away among the endless fields of soybeans and corn in America's heartland, there are small-scale...

 
 
 

NEW CALIFORNIA BILL COULD BE FIRST IN NATION TO REQUIRE FOOD DYE LABELING

Should artificially colored foods carry warning labels about their potential impact on children's behavior? California State Senator...

As Demand for Organics Grows, ‘Transitional' Enters the Market

AS DEMAND FOR ORGANICS GROWS, ‘TRANSITIONAL' ENTERS THE MARKET

Americans are clamoring for organic food, but U.S. farmers are no longer growing a significant portion of what customers are buying....

 
 
 
The Urban Farm Program Educating and Uplifting East Oakland Kids

THE URBAN FARM PROGRAM EDUCATING AND UPLIFTING EAST OAKLAND KIDS

It started with a lemon tree. Kelly Carlisle didn't grow up gardening. She didn't have a windowsill herb garden. She knew about farming,...

NEW UN REPORT: PESTICIDES DON'T FEED THE WORLD

Pesticide manufacturers have long maintained that their products are essential to feeding the world . But a new report by United Nations...

 
 
 
The Continuing Woes of Contract Chicken Farmers

THE CONTINUING WOES OF CONTRACT CHICKEN FARMERS

The plight of chicken farmers has been well documented in recent years in books , investigative reports , and even an HBO exposé by...

LESS MEAT, BETTER FOOD, HAPPIER KIDS: OAKLAND UNIFIED REINVENTS ITS SCHOOL LUNCH

Cash-strapped school districts that want to feed students healthy meals often find themselves in a bind. But through a pilot program...

 
 
 

CAN ORGANIC FOOD PREVENT A PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS?

Is organic food better for us? A growing number of scientific studies suggest that it is. And now, the latest evidence to support this...

New Book Offers a Dash of Hope-and Dose of Reality-for Young Farmers

NEW BOOK OFFERS A DASH OF HOPE-AND DOSE OF REALITY-FOR YOUNG FARMERS

It's a tough time to be a farmer. Consider the high cost of buying farmland, the systemic economic and ecological problems resulting...

 
 
 

WANT TO REVITALIZE RURAL AMERICA? FORGIVE STUDENT LOAN DEBT FOR YOUNG FARMERS

A new bill in the House could help change to face of rural America by making farming more feasible for millions of young people. The...

A Montreal Meals-on-Wheels Program is Closing the Food Waste Loop

A MONTREAL MEALS-ON-WHEELS PROGRAM IS CLOSING THE FOOD WASTE LOOP

The rooftop garden at Santropol Roulant in Montreal looks like any other at first glance, with 40 self-watering containers and a small...

 
 
 



Lemon Pull Apart Rolls

These Lemon Pull Apart Rolls from Cooking on the Front Burner is a citrus lover's dream come true! The lemon glaze is the perfect sweet topping and the whole recipe is made and... Read more ...

10 Places To Eat Dim Sum In New York City

We're not ones to purposefully start a bi-coastal dispute here at Food Republic, and so we won't outright declare New York City as home to the country's best dim sum scene... Read more ...

Canadian report on soda taxes

A group of Canadian health organizations has issued a report on the health and economic impacts of sugary drink consumption, based on research they commissioned.. The research... Read more ...

Lemon Coconut Cake

This Lemon Coconut Cake from Julie's Eats and Treats is the perfect springtime brunch treat! Moist, flavorful homemade cake is topped with the tastiest lemon and coconut cream... Read more ...

Spring Potato Bites

PARTNER POST: Get ready for the months ahead with new potato recipes that will inspire your spring and summer cooking. For breakfast or as an appetizer, let these fun spring... Read more ...

Oven Baked Seasoned French Fries

These Oven Baked Seasoned French Fries from Diethood are the best tasting basked french fries ever! They are deliciously seasoned and cooked in the oven until perfectly golden!... Read more ...

Basque Braised Chicken With Peppers

Recipes This braised chicken recipe with Espelette pepper is emblematic of the Basque region's affection for colorful, peppery stews. Read more ...

11 Dried Mexican Chiles to Know and Love, and How to Use Them

Food A beginner's guide to the pantry workhorse of Mexico How to identify, shop for, and cook with the pantry workhorse of the Mexican kitchen: dried chile peppers. Read more ...

8 Kitchen Remedies for Perfect Roses

Get perfect, beautiful rose blooms with simple fixes right in your kitchen with these 8 kitchen remedies for perfect roses . Kitchen Remedies for Perfect Roses Do you want to... Read more ...

13 Meatball Recipes From Around The World

You know what doesn't own meatballs? Spaghetti. That's right, a rolled-up ball of ground meat belongs to everyone on the planet in a ton of delicious ways. The evidence lies in... Read more ...