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New Indigenous Food Lab Looks to Mend a Broken System

Sean Sherman sees a lot of oppression when he thinks about the world that Indigenous... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
USDA Misses Deadline to Close Origin of Livestock Loophole

Small organic dairy farmers say the USDA has let them down by missing a deadline... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
June 26, 2020
New Book Digs Into the Political History of Potatoes

You could cook a potato almost any way and chances are you won’t be disappointed... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
June 25, 2020
China Bans Imports From Tyson Foods Plant, Citing COVID-19 Cases

On Friday, Tyson Foods announced a large volume of positive COVID-19 test results at one... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
June 24, 2020
Some States Feel Left Out of Farm Box Program

While the USDA’s food box program distributed 17 million packages of food across the country... (more)

Alex Robinson
June 18, 2020
DC Farmers Market Confronted With Lack of Black Vendors

The major farmers market network in Washington, DC has more than 150 vendors selling at... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
June 16, 2020
The Great Cheese Emergency

Mountains of specialty cheese have been piling up in warehouses in recent months, as restaurants... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
June 15, 2020
Meat Production Has Rebounded, But So Have Coronavirus Cases at Plants

Meatpacking plants have proven to be some of the country’s worst hotspots for the spread... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
June 12, 2020
DOJ Reportedly Subpoenas ‘Big Four’ Meatpackers

The meatpacking industry—in this case we’re specifically talking about beef—is absurdly consolidated. Four corporations (JBS,... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
June 9, 2020
Soul Fire Farm Helps the Marginalized Grow Their Own Food

In the midst of a pandemic and unrest across the country, Ronyah Jackson takes comfort... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
June 7, 2020
The Return of the Milkman

Over the years, home milk delivery has become exceedingly rare.  The milkman has been disappearing... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
June 1, 2020