Food

Can small-scale farmers grow a healthier California?
Can small-scale farmers grow a healthier California?
Where industrial monocrops dominate, small farms form an agricultural resistance in the Central Valley.
The radio station connecting California farmers
The radio station connecting California farmers
Multilingual broadcasts provide crucial resources to underserved refugee and immigrant communities.
How should we treat fish before they end up on our plates?
How should we treat fish before they end up on our plates?
Seafood harvesting is brutal — but it doesn’t have to be.
Contamination from an Air Force base devastates a New Mexico dairy
Contamination from an Air Force base devastates a New Mexico dairy
An investigation shows the impact toxic chemicals are having on the community of Clovis.
It’s time to start eating roadkill
It’s time to start eating roadkill
Salvaging meat in Alaska is commonplace. Can it catch on in the Lower 48?
What the 2018 farm bill means for the West
What the 2018 farm bill means for the West
Lawmakers see hemp legalization and conservation funding as the big wins.
How the Indigenous bison bar was appropriated
How the Indigenous bison bar was appropriated
Epic Provisions took credit for Native-owned Tanka’s idea and built an empire on a foundation of misleading claims.
Indigenous people are an indivisible part of America
Indigenous people are an indivisible part of America
The story of Thanksgiving is about coming to terms with a difficult truth: the American experiment came at a great cost to Native Americans.
Guest farmworkers find their voices in Washington state
Guest farmworkers find their voices in Washington state
Will a string of strikes by agriculture’s ‘most vulnerable workers’ end in new common ground or a crackdown?
‘Organic’ litter is not copacetic
‘Organic’ litter is not copacetic
Even orange peels be damned — don’t toss your food on the trail.
A thirsty bear; salmon snafu; gastropod wranglers
A thirsty bear; salmon snafu; gastropod wranglers
Mishaps and mayhem from around the region.
Hunters and anglers need to get the lead out
Hunters and anglers need to get the lead out
Lead ammunition and fishing gear poison ecosystems — and dinner tables.
This farm bill deregulates the rich and polices the poor
This farm bill deregulates the rich and polices the poor
A former farmer calls the legislation an attack on family farms and the environment.
The future of Alaska’s Pebble Mine — and its salmon
The future of Alaska’s Pebble Mine — and its salmon
A timeline shows Scott Pruitt’s EPA waffling between mining and fishing interests.
GMO grass is creeping across Oregon
GMO grass is creeping across Oregon
Missteps by agribusiness giants allowed the invasion. Now they’re off the hook for cleanup.
A hops harvest that grows bigger each year
A hops harvest that grows bigger each year
Washington’s Yakima Valley supports many of the craft breweries in the U.S.
How to celebrate Earth Day
How to celebrate Earth Day
Stand up for public lands, fight climate change and get outside this April 22 — and all year long.
All (climate) politics is local
All (climate) politics is local
During a dry spring, Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet visits rural Colorado to talk economics and agriculture.
Organic reach: Food sovereignty moves to the web
Organic reach: Food sovereignty moves to the web
Colonial contact brought foreign food and disease to tribal nations. Now, a digital generation is reconnecting with tradition.
Why I’m teaching my daughters how to hunt
Why I’m teaching my daughters how to hunt
A father passes a three-generation family tradition down to his children.
How whales converse with the world
How whales converse with the world
Arctic people have been speaking with cetaceans for centuries — and scientists are finally taking note.
Killer bees are calming down
Killer bees are calming down
The gentling of “Africanized” bees in Mexico bodes well for beekeeping in the southern U.S.
As Alaska’s waters warm, squid move Northward
As Alaska’s waters warm, squid move Northward
Opalescents are showing up in waters previously considered too cold for them.
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