April 24, 2013 | 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.
Articles by Jill Richardson
April 17, 2013 | Make a down payment on your own soil's fertility by composting.
April 10, 2013 | 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.
April 3, 2013 | There are ways to make healthy food affordable that don't require abusing farmworkers.
March 27, 2013 | As a visit to my Cluckingham Palace coop proves, small-scale chicken raising is compatible with modern city life.
March 20, 2013 | The humble dandelion turns out to be a superfood and stinging nettles make a premium pizza topping.
March 13, 2013 | Americans should think twice before adding green food coloring to everything from bagels to beer on St. Patrick's Day.
March 6, 2013 | Eco-friendly solutions cost much less than you'd pay the exterminator.
February 27, 2013 | I don't want to expose the most precious people in my life to an endocrine disruptor.
February 20, 2013 | Turning your lawn into something more beautiful and useful would save time and money while curbing pollution and water usage.
February 13, 2013 | We reap the benefits of cheap farm and meatpacking labor in the form of low-priced food, thanks to the contributions of millions of undocumented workers.
February 6, 2013 | Most of the roses sold in the United States are grown in Colombia and Ecuador, where they are doused with toxic pesticides.
January 30, 2013 | There are no shortcuts to health.
January 23, 2013 | The soda giant's slick campaign to make us think its products are getting healthier might change public perceptions — but it won’t make soda good for you.
January 16, 2013 | Our president and first lady ought to reconsider their relationship with the popular singer now that she's becoming the face of PepsiCo.