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Bird Flu is Spiking Again. Here’s What Producers and Industry Are Doing...

Mandy Melnyk has made some changes to her egg and poultry business in the last... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
How Supermarket Mergers Affect Food Deserts

In the South Cushman neighborhood of Fairbanks, AK, it’s difficult for many residents to shop... (more)

Clay Venetis
November 22, 2023
Just Half of Those Eligible for WIC Actually Use the Program

In a report released last week, the USDA finds that roughly half of all those... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
November 7, 2023
Where Corn and Soybeans are King, Some Farmers See ‘Unconventional’ Future

This story was originally published on Investigate Midwest. Corn and soybeans dominate the Hawkeye State’s... (more)

Pat Kinney, Investigate Midwest
November 3, 2023
Got Leftovers? Community Fridges Can Fight Hunger and Food Waste

This story was originally published by Grist. Sign up for Grist’s weekly newsletter here. Dan... (more)

Max Graham, Grist
October 31, 2023
These Nebraska Tribes Are Buying Back Farmland and Attempting to Reverse History

Aaron LaPointe sits behind a desk in the Little Priest Tribal College’s library basement in... (more)

Destiny Herbers, Flatwater Free Press
October 19, 2023
Making SNAP Recruitment More Equitable Across Language Barriers

Perched on top of a narrow hilltop ridge in Seattle, Washington’s Beacon Hill neighborhood, El... (more)

Lena Beck
September 27, 2023
Seattle’s Black Farmers Collective Nurtures Communities and Crops

On a drizzly November day, Masra Clamoungou, the farm manager for Small Axe Farm, was... (more)

Syris Valentine, High Country News
September 8, 2023
‘A Silent Killer’: How Saltwater Intrusion is Overtaking Coastal Farmland in the...

Eerily empty, abandoned fields stretch across the coast of the southeast United States, replacing once... (more)

Peggy Chen
August 31, 2023
Opinion: Cyberattacks Could Put Our Food Supply at Risk. Preparedness is Key

Advances in agriculture technology have allowed farmers to do incredible things in recent years. Beyond... (more)

Charles Eagan
August 23, 2023
Meet the Viticulturist Testing Thousands of Seeds to Find the Strongest One

Mireia Pujol-Busquets spent her childhood surrounded by grapes. Her father, Josep Maria, founded the family’s... (more)

Emily Cappiello
August 18, 2023