As wildfires worsen, more California farms are deemed too risky to insure

AS WILDFIRES WORSEN, MORE CALIFORNIA FARMS ARE DEEMED TOO RISKY TO INSURE

Stu Smith got an email from his insurance company last summer with some bad news: His premium was more than quadrupling. Smith is the...

SCIENTISTS HAVE LONG WARNED CLIMATE CHANGE THREATENS OUR FOOD SECURITY. NOW THEY'RE FINDING SOLUTIONS

For years, scientists have been warning that higher temperatures will reduce the bounty of farms around the globe : The National Climate...

 
 
 

SCIENTISTS HAVE LONG WARNED CLIMATE CHANGE THREATENS OUR FOOD SECURITY. NOW THEY'RE FINDING SOLUTIONS

For years, scientists have been warning that higher temperatures will reduce the bounty of farms around the globe : The National Climate...

Salad will survive climate change. But at what cost?

SALAD WILL SURVIVE CLIMATE CHANGE. BUT AT WHAT COST?

Braddock, Pennsylvania is not what most people would call a farm town. White plumes of methanol, ammonia, zinc, and manganese billow...

 
 
 

WHAT MAKES A ‘REGENERATIVE' EGG BETTER THAN THE REST?

Dear Umbra, I've been seeing more “regeneratively grown” labels on food, most recently on a carton of eggs. What exactly is regenerative...

The Line 3 pipeline protests are about much more than climate change

THE LINE 3 PIPELINE PROTESTS ARE ABOUT MUCH MORE THAN CLIMATE CHANGE

Frank Bibeau remembers canoeing on the waters of northern Minnesota with his father on a late summer day in 1996. The sky and placid...

 
 
 
Food waste is heating up the planet. Is dumpster-diving by app a solution?

FOOD WASTE IS HEATING UP THE PLANET. IS DUMPSTER-DIVING BY APP A SOLUTION?

Lucie Basch knew that people threw away food that was perfectly good to eat - bananas with a few black dots on the peel, cans of beans...

Cheers? Rising temperatures could make Michigan the next great wine hub

CHEERS? RISING TEMPERATURES COULD MAKE MICHIGAN THE NEXT GREAT WINE HUB

Five miles from Lake Michigan, on sloping hills and down a gravelly road, sits the Mountain Road Estates vineyard, owned by Michigan's...

 
 
 

WHAT DOES IT MATTER WHEN AN ELITE RESTAURANT CANCELS MEAT?

Dear Umbra, I heard some fancy New York restaurant that I could never afford to eat at is cutting meat from its menu. Does this affect...

SHOULD I GIVE UP DAIRY BECAUSE OF CLIMATE CHANGE?

Dear Umbra, I gave up meat because of climate change. Now I see that dairy is very bad, too. I don't know that I can give up both....

 
 
 

HOW CORONAVIRUS CREATES EMPTY SHELVES AND TOILET PAPER SHORTAGES

The sudden shift in the way Americans shop is stunning - we used a marble machine to unpack what's going wrong. This was based on an...

THESE COMPANIES' DEFORESTATION PROMISES WENT UP IN FLAMES

The year 2020 was supposed to be when the world solved the problem of falling forests. Instead, deforestation hit a 12-year high. Hundreds...

 
 
 
After 20 years of advocacy, Black farmers finally get debt relief

AFTER 20 YEARS OF ADVOCACY, BLACK FARMERS FINALLY GET DEBT RELIEF

On Wednesday, Congress passed one of the most sweeping relief programs for minority farmers in the nation's history, through a provision...

How to stop runaway deforestation? Look at Indonesia

HOW TO STOP RUNAWAY DEFORESTATION? LOOK AT INDONESIA

Palm oil is a dirty word for many environmentalists. Thousands of acres of forest, and the carbon-dense peat soils beneath, have gone...

 
 
 
This startup says seaweed is the secret to a better faux burger - and a healthier climate

THIS STARTUP SAYS SEAWEED IS THE SECRET TO A BETTER FAUX BURGER - AND A HEALTHIER CLIMATE

Seaweed is loaded with protein, brimming with carbohydrates and, yes, grows like a weed, which explains why it has been a staple of...

FROM LAB TO PLATE: ‘CULTURED MEAT' FINALLY HITS THE MENU

Lab-grown meat isn't science fiction anymore. Last month, a restaurant in downtown Singapore called 1880 became the first in the world...

 
 
 
Vegetarianism used to be lonely. Now, it's a family affair

VEGETARIANISM USED TO BE LONELY. NOW, IT'S A FAMILY AFFAIR

It's been a helluva year - so rather than just reflecting on all that went down in 2020, we're going back a bit further and seeking...

She sees a more just, equitable food system in our future

SHE SEES A MORE JUST, EQUITABLE FOOD SYSTEM IN OUR FUTURE

As 2020 draws to a close, Fix asked 21 climate and justice leaders to offer their predictions for 2021. We're presenting a handful...

 
 
 

WILD CROPS COULD SAVE OUR FOOD SYSTEM - IF WE DON'T DESTROY THEM FIRST

It's easy to forget how intensely agriculture depends on wilderness. Farmers of the past domesticated all crops and livestock from...

The uproar over Biden's choice to run the USDA

THE UPROAR OVER BIDEN'S CHOICE TO RUN THE USDA

When news leaked that President-elect Joe Biden was planning to appoint Tom Vilsack as agriculture secretary many left-leaning advocacy...

 
 
 



Chicken Picatta

Chicken Picatta

A simple pan sauce made with capers, butter, white wine, chicken stock and lemon juice envelop chicken cutlets in the traditional Chicken Piccata recipe made in episode 101 of... Read more ...

Burgers & Griddle Corn - Sound of Flavor

Burgers & Griddle Corn - Sound of Flavor

Burgers sizzling on the grill is the definitive sound of summer in America. Hamburgers with 80 lean meat and 20 fat, that are featured in this video, makes juicier, more... Read more ...

Beer Bread Tasting with Grandkids - FUNNY!

Beer Bread Tasting with Grandkids - FUNNY!

This is a tasting from the end of my Italian Beer Bread episode where I have two of my grandchildren tasting the bread with me. This is my favorite tasting! I've never... Read more ...

Study finds Listeria in cheese in Ecuador

Researchers have highlighted the prevalence of Listeria monocytogenes in cheese in Ecuador. In Ecuador, the impact of listeriosis on public health is unknown because it is not... Read more ...

Want to support restaurants hit by the pandemic? This pork mofongo can help

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FDA and CDC hone in on causes of recent Cyclospora and E. coli O121 Outbreaks

FDA and CDC hone in on causes of recent Cyclospora and E. coli O121 Outbreaks

With both the FDA and CDC being more transparent on the status of outbreak investigation, it is easy to keep track of the outbreaks even is we do not yet know the causes. Read more ...

White Chicken Enchilada Skillet

White Chicken Enchilada Skillet

All the flavors of your favorite sour cream chicken enchiladas, but much easier to make. Loaded with chicken, covered in melty, gooey cheese, this white chicken enchilada... Read more ...

Need the perfect Tokyo Olympics-inspired appetizer? Make this

Worthy of a gold medal! Read more ...

Cherry Tomato Panzanella

Cherry Tomato Panzanella

This 20 minute cherry tomato panzanella is a warm version of the classic Tuscan bread salad made with fried bread, garlic, herbs and burst cherry tomatoes. This post was... Read more ...

Switzerland sees decline in most infections for 2020

Campylobacter and Salmonella infections declined in Switzerland in 2020 while Listeria was stable despite a large outbreak. E. coli reports fell for the first time since... Read more ...

Jimmy John's franchisee could have to pay punitive damages in E. coli case

A man who was sickened by contaminated sprouts on a Jimmy John's sandwich has been given permission by a Utah judge to seek punitive damages in a case related to his 2020... Read more ...

Peace and Love PayPal Instant Win Game

Peace and Love PayPal Instant Win Game

Happy Friday Steamy Kitchen! This week we are celebrating the weekend with your favorite prize-cash! Enter to win the Peace and Love PayPal Instant win for your chance to win a... Read more ...

Sweeten up your summer with this peach cake

Just peachy! Read more ...