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Canada Halts Exports of Prince Edward Island Potatoes

After cases of potato wart fungus were found on two PEI farms, Canada has put... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
How Vermont Became an Unlikely Hotbed for Saffron

A chance meeting of minds led to the discovery that growing and harvesting the spice... (more)

Sophia F. Gottfried
November 29, 2021
The Medieval Origins of Thanksgiving Dinner

Delving into the traditions behind the big feast.

Ken Albala
November 25, 2021
The Great Oyster Thanksgiving

Amid a surge in demand, oyster farmers are excited to see the bivalve reclaim a... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
November 22, 2021
Why Don’t We Eat Turkey Tails?

One part of the bird never makes it to the Thanksgiving table, but it's a... (more)

Michael Carolan
November 21, 2021
The Migratory Locust: It’s What’s for Dinner

The European Union has started to approve insects as food.

Dan Nosowitz
November 17, 2021
New Demand for Local Corn Rises in the Northeast

A rise in distilleries and food companies seeking regional ingredients is causing farmers to consider... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
November 14, 2021
This App Wants to Change the Way Puerto Rico Eats

PRoduce! offers a new way for the island’s residents to connect with local farmers and... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
November 9, 2021
Maine Passes Nation’s First ‘Right to Food’ Amendment

Mainers have taken a bold step to protect the right of individuals to grow their... (more)

Crystal Sands
November 3, 2021
The Man Conserving Jackfruit Diversity in India

A modern-day Johnny Appleseed, ‘Jackfruit Jayan’ has planted more than 20,000 jackfruit seedlings.

Kalpana Sunder
November 3, 2021