Scientists say “rapid and far-reaching changes in all aspects of society” will have to be made and that what we eat is high on the list.
Convenience stores and small groceries find themselves in the crosshairs; one New York grocer is losing over 35 percent of his business.
Using less land and having more high-yield farms could be the best answer to the planet’s needs.
New ways of digging the dirt could lead to a major advance, and farmers in the developing world are making a difference.
Some of the “fair trade” logos slapped on products are helpful and some are meaningless. What's a shopper to do? Start by reading this primer.
A warmer world could mean shrinking harvests and a more meager diet for millions of people, according to two new studies.
Alice Waters: 'Coming to My Senses: The Making of a Counterculture Cook,' Part 2 (Audio and Transcript)
Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer and Alice Waters continue their conversation about food and the vision behind her legendary restaurant, Chez Panisse.
Basic needs for all can probably be met sustainably, a new study finds—but a higher level of life satisfaction may be incompatible with a sustainable planet.
A new book unpacks the polar opposites of extreme pessimism and optimism about the future of humanity, through the lives of two of their earliest and most compelling advocates.