With most samples of several common store-bought meats testing positive for antibiotic-resistant "superbugs," factory farming practices must change.
Jill Richardson, an OtherWords columnist, writes about all aspects of the food system, from farm to fork. She’s the author of Recipe for America: Why Our Food System is Broken and What We Can Do To Fix It and her next book will be about how U.S. foreign policy impacts the world’s most vulnerable farmers.
The United States should follow Europe's example and ban pesticides that may be wiping out these key pollinators.
Even when the kids complain, you're doing right by them when you cook dinner and eat together.
Compared to the lifetime of grieving ahead for the people of West, Texas, a few years of reduced crop yields is a small price to pay for converting from "conventional" to organic farming.
Make a down payment on your own soil's fertility by composting.
Just because Monsanto has patents and lobbyists doesn't mean that it should be allowed to wriggle out of our system's checks and balances.