‘Kiwigate’ Is France’s Latest Food Fraud Scam
Fruit producers passed Italian kiwis off as French so they could charge more per fruit and earned over $6 million in profit.
‘The Way We Eat Now’ Untangles the Confusing World of Modern Eating
Bee Wilson's new book is a rigorous look at the global and economic forces that shape how we feed ourselves.
Brexit Is a Nightmare for Farmers’ Mental Health
Many British agricultural workers already struggle with rural isolation and financial strain. Now, Brexit uncertainty is making things significantly worse.
Buying Organic Will At Least Help Save Some Bugs, According to Experts
According to a new study, pesticides and intensive agriculture are causing large-scale insect deaths.
The First-Ever Insect Vaccine Is Designed to Protect Bees from Devastating Diseases
The Queen eats the vaccine, and then passes on the immunization to further generations.
The Avocado Black Market Is So Bad in New Zealand That There Are Waiting Lists to Buy Trees
Earlier this year, the price of a single avocado in New Zealand peaked at NZ$7, or about £3.61.
Farming as Resistance: Reviving Indigenous Agricultural Practices in Palestine
"If we as Palestinians cannot produce our own food, build our own shelter, have our own energy—how can we get rid of this occupation?”
Your Bottomless Hunger for Avocados Is Causing Droughts in Chile
When they say guac is extra, they mean that your avocado obsession is leaving thousands in Chile disenfranchised and plagued by drought.
This British Farm Is Hiding a Japanese Vegetable Paradise
NamaYasai is no ordinary farm. In its fields and greenhouses grows a cornucopia of Japanese produce: yuzu, edamame, shiso, and daikon.
This Farm Is Occupied by Squatters Who Are Making Incredible Olive Oil
The abandoned hillside location on the outskirts of Chianti is run by a collective of farmers without a boss.
This Is What Deer Stalkers Eat for Breakfast
“It was a male muntjac weighing about eight kilos. Here’s his liver and his kidneys.”
How One Man Is Managing to Grow Tropical Fruit in the Rocky Mountains
In addition to bananas and figs, he also has a one-acre outdoor food forest brimming with berries, olives, stone fruit, and more.