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October 2, 2015 Comment

Fig Growers Hope Fresh Figs Will Help Revive The Industry

For many Americans, their only association with figs comes from Fig Newtons. The fig industry is trying to change that.

September 30, 2015 5 Comments

Bard At The Bar: Shakespeare-Inspired Cocktail Recipes

Two English professors and longtime friends got the idea for “Shakespeare, Not Stirred” while having a drink together.

September 25, 2015 5 Comments

3 Pearls Of Wisdom About Eating Oysters

Peter O’Dowd gets a crash course in oysters from chef and owner of Franklin Oyster House in New Hampshire.

September 24, 2015 11 Comments

Resident Chef Kathy Gunst Rethinks The Casserole

Our resident chef has been experimenting with the age-old dish, and has a few new recipes for you to try.

September 23, 2015 9 Comments

Chobani CEO Pledges Help To Refugees In Europe

A Turkey-born American CEO is taking the refugee crisis into his own hands.

September 11, 2015 2 Comments

Nespresso Plans New Swiss Factory To Meet American Demand

Europe’s largest single-serve coffee brand is adding a new factory, as Americans are spending more money on coffee than ever before.

September 11, 2015 2 Comments

Labor Shortage Affects New Mexico’s Green Chile Crop

New Mexico is losing market share to other chile-producing countries, and experts say a labor shortage is to blame.

September 10, 2015 5 Comments

Sweetgreen: Part Of A Trend In Sustainable Food

How much is sustainable food driving customers and food industry leaders? Sweetgreen is a telling example.

September 10, 2015 2 Comments

Women Find Big Role In Small And Midsize Farms

The number of farms owned and operated by women has tripled in the U.S. in recent decades, amid a changing economy.

September 8, 2015 Comment

Military Moms Food Truck Serves Soldiers Comfort Food

You may have seen the bright pink camouflage truck on the Food Network’s “Food Truck Road Trip.”

September 4, 2015 12 Comments

What It’s Like To Lead A Food Startup Under Fire By The FDA

Hampton Creek CEO Josh Tetrick’s signature product, Just Mayo, has put him at odds with the egg industry and FDA.

September 3, 2015 3 Comments

Explore Yogurt’s Savory Side With These Recipes

Our resident chef Kathy Gunst brings us ideas and recipes, including one for zucchini-yogurt-mint fritters.

September 1, 2015 255 Comments

A Push To Make Flying Safer For People With Peanut Allergies

A coalition of allergy organizations wants airlines to be required to carry EpiPens to treat someone who goes into anaphylactic shock.

September 1, 2015 3 Comments

Refugees Farm To Put Down Their Roots In Phoenix

The program leases land for the refugees to grow fruits and vegetables from their homeland and sell them in their new community.

August 26, 2015 15 Comments

A Recipe For Longevity? Beans, Friends, Purpose And Movement

For nearly a decade, Dan Buettner has researched the places people live longest, healthiest and happiest.

August 25, 2015 Comment

Recipes To Celebrate National Sandwich Month

From an end-of-summer tomato tartine to an Italian grilled vegetable sandwich, our resident chef shares her favorites.

August 20, 2015 3 Comments

Is Breakfast Really So Important?

The answer isn’t simple, says NPR food and nutrition correspondent Allison Aubrey. It depends what you eat and who you are.

August 19, 2015 2 Comments

Wildfire Destroys Huge Warehouse For Apples

Just as Washington state’s apple harvest is about to start, one of the world’s largest apple marketing and packing co-ops has burned up.

August 18, 2015 34 Comments

There’s Another Way To Cook A Lobster: Grill It

Our resident chef likes to grill lobster, as opposed to boiling it, both for culinary and humanitarian reasons.

August 17, 2015 2 Comments

Americans Ate Sushi In The Early 1900s

Sushi has been around in America longer than you might think. We explore the history with food historian H.D. Miller.

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Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson host Here & Now, a live two-hour production of NPR and WBUR Boston.

October 2 5 Comments

Study: Chemo Unnecessary In Many Cases Of Early-Stage Breast Cancer

A new study finds that many women with early stage breast cancer don't benefit from chemotherapy.

October 2 3 Comments

Fishing For Gold After Viral Video Fame

The video of a Boston-area man's incredulous and expletive-laden discovery of a sunfish has gone viral. What happens now?

October 1 Comment

A Rare Bipartisan Effort To Reform The Criminal Justice System

The legislation would reduce mandatory minimums for certain drug offenses and largely ban solitary confinement for juveniles.

October 1 42 Comments

What Does It Mean To Raise A Spiritual Child?

Psychologist Lisa Miller discusses the scientific link between spirituality and health, and how it relates to children.