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.
Our actions can change systems so they are equitable, just and nondiscriminatory.
In this episode of “Scheer Intelligence,” Robert Scheer interviews "Food Evolution" filmmaker Scott Hamilton Kennedy. [Transcript added]
By 2050, heat waves, floods and other climate change effects won’t be the only worry.
One of the biggest contributors to climate change is the agricultural food industry, but the political will to tackle the issue is lacking.
Farmers, scientists, lawyers and indigenous seed keepers are fighting to protect the world’s natural food supply from extinction.