Stories about Food
8 June 2015
Water privatization in Portugal has been shrouded in controversy. Economic interests put pressure on the government, which has no money, to privatize. But water is an essential resource for life.
31 May 2015
Sixteen children have died in Israel since 2008 as a result of being accidentally left in closed cars. One chef drives the message home by cooking pizza in a car.
30 May 2015
29 May 2015
23 May 2015
"In #Argentina 300 million liters of glyphosate are sprayed annually across 28 million hectares of plantation, affecting more than 10 million people."
11 May 2015
6 May 2015
Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain and the UAE participate in Milan's Expo 2015 with well designed pavilions to introduce the world to their agrarian and food culture.
3 May 2015
The main river running through the community's region was dammed with its water privatized for the world's largest coal mine and commercial agriculture.
25 April 2015
The so-called Arab Spring gave Tunisia international name recognition. Now Tunisia wants to be known for something else — its olive oil.
19 April 2015
Avocado in fried rice and Mexican-style beef with asparagus are just some of the dishes you’ll find. And their backstory dates back more than 130 years.
11 April 2015
7 April 2015
After almost two years of starving them to death, both Assad and ISIS forces are competing on killing those left alive in the Yarmouk Camp for Palestinians refugees in Damascus.
3 April 2015
A crowdfunding campaign aims at making The Tropical Permaculture Guidebook a reality - a practical reference guide for implementing permaculture techniques that are specific to tropical climates.
26 March 2015
'Diner en Blanc' is a worldwide phenomenon - but staging it in economically challenged Jamaica, with its ever-widening gap between the haves and have nots, has left a bitter taste.
23 March 2015
Deciding which of the 7,000 Philippine islands to visit is no easy task. Marie Bohner makes a strong case for one in particular.
18 March 2015
Niger is at war with Boko Haram. Let's not forget, though, that Niger is also home to many projects and is a land full of natural beauty and poetry.
11 March 2015
In a country used to mascots, even Japanese people are surprised by "Bonito Man," better known as Katsuo Ningen, who represents one of Japan's most isolated prefectures.
26 February 2015
12 February 2015
17 December 2014
A port strike in the U.S. is causing a potato shortage in Japan and affecting McDonald's menus. But the company has more to worry about than just French fry rationing.