When we eat seeds, we consume the potential—the protein, vitamins, minerals, enzymes—needed to grow an entire plant.
Section: Food Wise | Fresh from the Source
How you store your produce and what you store together or apart can greatly impact its life and freshness.
In honor of World Fair Trade Day 2014, co-ops and participating companies raised $8,724 to fund Fair Trade initiatives.
The always fashionable heirloom tomato is hot, hot, hot. Reference this guide to the some of the season’s must-haves.
So much more than bright yellow squiggles on a hotdog, mustard is a complex and timeless condiment.
Which berries are native to your ‘hood for flavorful summer cooking and snacking? Check out our jammin’ berry guide.
How much do you know about chocolate? And is white chocolate really chocolate?
Avocado's versatility can take them far beyond guacamole and sandwich toppings. Try them in brownies and sweet bread!
What's what when it comes to winter squash? Check out our handy guide with tips on choosing the right squash for you.
Section: Food + Lifestyle | Food Wise | Fresh from the Source
As a cook, one of the qualities I appreciate in eggplant is that it’s a down to earth vegetable.
What's the difference between free-range and grass-fed? Here's some clarity on common food labels and terms.
Genetically modified organisms (GMOs)—foods produced in the laboratory to meet precise individual specifications—are making their way to our tables today. So if we are what we eat, what exactly...
For many people, the word "antibiotic" conjures a booster shot from the doctor. It may surprise you to know that in fact, an estimated 70 percent of antibiotics made in the United States are...
More and more shoppers are being enticed into the bulk aisles of their food stores—and for good reason! Buying in bulk is great for your budget and the environment—and it’s a fun way to...
As a chef, shopper, gardener and pursuer of produce more than three decades, I’ve been thinking about what it would be like if we started to get more precise about what we’re eating by knowing...
What if you had only the SNAP allotment to use on groceries every month ($367/mo for two) and wanted to eat as much healthful, organic and local foods as possible? Could you do it at The Wedge...
The sweet potato is one of my favorite vegetables and often my (very simple) dinner. I’m relieved to know that sweet potatoes are considered nutritional powerhouses because I’d be hard-pressed...
Perfect for that leftover Thanksgiving turkey, this Brazilian stew spices things up with garlic, ginger and jalapeño pepper.
Check out the recipe.