In Peru, the ascendancy of cooking with local ingredients and flavors has fueled a resurgence in local crops. Couple that with climate change that necessitates hardier plants and all of the sudden the native tubers and grains are becoming popular not only in Peru, but around the world.
In Uganda, the coffee trees are nearly empty — and it's not because of the harvest. A combination of disease, lack of rain and rising temperatures are decimating coffee crops.
A chef in San Francisco is hoping to encourage more people to eat insects rather than or as a supplement to meat. They've been on menus for centuries.
The Chinese are becoming more and more fond of purchasing organic produce--but not so much for the health benefits but because it can help them hopefully avoid tainted foods.
Sarah Wu, a teacher in Chicago Public Schools, ate school lunch for a year and blogged about it anonymously. She's revealed herself and is now out with a new book, Fed Up With Lunch.
Kosovo's wine industry was facing ruin in the 1990s, when the former Yugoslavia fell apart, and it was plunged into war. Now there are signs that a once-thriving industry is getting back on its feet.
After years of waiting, the end is near for a lawsuit against the federal government over racism in USDA programs. Black farmers are eligible to receive settlements from a $1.25 billion fund.
The brown revolution is about what the plants are planted in (soil) and not the plants themselves. Ranchers say they can make their land usable longer by mimicking natural livestock patterns.
The 42,000 plane trees lining France's historic Canal du Midi are being felled because of a fungus brought to Europe by US soldiers in World War II. Will the planes that decorate the streets of cities such as Paris and London share the same fate?
Andy Brook couldn't find a job so he created his own — and he's helping his neighbors too. He created an urban composting program to help city dwellers compost their food waste.