It can seem like every news story spells bad news for the environment—from the ongoing clean water crisis in Flint, Michigan to Earth's...

For food lovers and supporters of sustainable agriculture, you can't beat Milwaukee, Wisconsin. This oft-overlooked Midwesten gem is memorable for more than just its cheese—it also boasts 177 community gardens, 30 farms, and 26 farmers' markets (more...

Maine’s new law allowing cities to set local food rules shows how smart food laws can unshackle small producers and lead to a more sustainable food system.

In a political age of "alternative facts," we need defenders of science to speak up now more than ever. We spoke with toxicologist Emily Monosson, author of ...

While researching No One Eats Alone, sociologist Michael Carolan interviewed more than 250 individuals, from flavorists to Fortune 500 executives, politicians to feedlot managers, low-...

Michael Carolan's No One Eats Alone: Food as a Social Enterprise is now available! We sat down with Carolan to talk about sustainable food, the process of writing the book, and why he...

Watch as Baylen Linnekin, author of Biting the Hands that Feed Us, interviews small-business owner Jill Erber about how food...

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John Pastor, author of What Should a Clever Moose Eat? reflects on the question: What should a drunken moose eat? 

As a regular consumer of food, you would be reasonable to assume that food laws and agencies work to combat things like food waste, foodborne illness, inhumane livestock conditions, and disappearing fish stocks. However, some regulations do just the...

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Food lawyer and scholar Baylen Linnekin shares six ways that today's food rules hurt sustainable food producers and consumers.

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