The relationship between veganism and disability is more complicated than many vegans are willing to admit.
The politics surrounding the organic label have become so troubling that I go out of my way to avoid organic food, which sometimes proves a challenge.
Arguments about the authenticity of dishes are often just calculated snobbery designed to make people feel bad for not being sophisticated enough.
Why are we allowing so much public fruit to rot on the branch?
The cheese surplus in the US might make for funny jokes on late night television, but it really sucks for farmers, and the politics of how to resolve it are complicated.
Foodie culture is a highly visual one, but it doesn’t have to be — here’s how people are using the sense of touch to bring blind and low vision people into the fold.
Consumers play a vital role in industry reforms in a variety of settings — they’re the ones with the power to push for change, as seen for just one example in the arena of food labeling. It’s consumers who demanded ‘organic’ food and got it. It’s consumers who pressured for a number of other changes […]
I realise that every time I write about Michael Pollan, it sends up a magical bat signal to summon his most ardent supporters, but every now and then, I decide the few weeks of harassment is worth it*. I’ve been kind of ignoring his antics over the last few years, other than noting that he’s […]
I love chickens. Chickens are my jam. They’re such hilarious characters, each with their own distinct personalities. They’re smart, they’re funny, they’re friendly, when given a chance to get out and be themselves. As a bonus, they produce eggs, which I love, and there are few things in this world as amazing as a really […]
Farming in the United States is an extremely tough and challenging enterprise, and it’s not for the faint of heart. Lots can go wrong — a single bad season can bring a farm to its knees, and the expenses involved in operating a farm are high, including not just economic costs for goods and supplies, […]