Millions of tons of food are wasted on college campuses around the country, and students are noticing. Some of them are now rescuing food to make tasty meals for the needy and compost for gardens.
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economy and food costs | Feb 26, 2015Posted by NPR Food
Produce growers often rely on workers who are in the U.S. illegally. Some farmers worry that if those workers gain legal status, they will leave agriculture. But some workers say they would stay.
bay area | Feb 26, 2015Posted by Alix Wall
Not every restaurant has something called "The Project Kitchen," but San Francisco's Bar Tartine does. Step inside and take a tour, as chef Cortney Burns shows us around.
food art | Feb 25, 2015Posted by NPR Food
Vegetable tattoos, both temporary and permanent, can make for beautiful body art. Some enthusiasts are hoping to use them to encourage healthy, seasonal eating.
beverages | Feb 24, 2015Posted by NPR Food
The British are very specific about how they take their tea: black, with milk and sugar. But steeping the optimal cup requires a surprising amount of chemistry. Here's a guide to the science.
CUESA | Feb 24, 2015Posted by CUESA
Californians have been enjoying summer weather in the dead of winter, but the downside is that unseasonably warm temperatures could threaten many of our favorite foods.
food news | Feb 24, 2015Posted by NPR Food
Many coastal communities that harvest shellfish could soon be hurt by ocean acidification, a study finds. The Pacific Northwest and New England are hot spots, as are estuaries along the East Coast.
health and nutrition | Feb 23, 2015Posted by NPR Food
Babies who ate the equivalent of about 4 heaping teaspoons of peanut butter weekly were about 80 percent less likely to develop a peanut allergy by their fifth birthday. So finds a landmark new study.
DIY, foraging, urban homesteading | Feb 23, 2015Posted by NPR Food
Big metal shipping containers are often used to import food from around the globe. Now, two Boston entrepreneurs are modifying those containers to grow local produce hydroponically, 365 days a year.
food trends and technology | Feb 23, 2015Posted by NPR Food
A study argues that the density of restaurants and large-scale food retailers in parts of the U.S. has been a major factor in the rise of obesity. But some see it as a "chicken and egg" problem.