Panera outlines improvements to its animal welfare practices
December 17, 2014, 3:38 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Restaurant chain expands humane sourcing of its meat and dairy products in response to greater consumer expectations.
Clydesdale horses to remain a key part of Budweiser's marketing
November 25, 2014, 12:50 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Despite a shift to attract a younger demographic, the beermaker insists its iconic horses will continue to play a role in the brand's ads.
6 food companies embracing the art of storytelling
November 20, 2014, 3:38 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
From Chipotle to Clif Bar, these brands are turning to authentic marketing to connect with a new generation of consumers.
Alanis Morissette's new song inspired by female Costa Rican coffee producers
November 11, 2014, 2 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
'The Morning' track was created for the new agriculture documentary, 'A Small Section of the World.'
World's largest corn maze forcing some visitors to call 911
November 10, 2014, 3:51 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Massive 63-acre creation in Dixon, California has some confused participants calling on the authorities for a way out.
Rising temps may push coffee farmers to find new land
November 5, 2014, 8:12 a.m. by Kimi Harris
Haiti has a long history of growing coffee, but climate change may make an impact.
California drought is driving the depletion of irreplaceable groundwater
November 3, 2014, 4:35 p.m. by Shea Gunther
A new study by NASA scientist James Famiglietti quantifies how fast we're pumping water out of California's aquifers in response to the drought.
Will Potter's drone army sets its sights on factory farms
October 29, 2014, 4:15 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
The overwhelming success of the award-winning writer's Kickstarter campaign will allow him to investigate industrial farming from above.
Fishing or fish farming: Which is more responsible?
October 23, 2014, 8:03 a.m. by Sami Grover
Environmentalists have long warned of the dangers of fish farming. But with wild stocks running out, do we need to rethink that position?
'CSI' in your cup: Scientists map DNA of coffee beans
October 7, 2014, 9:25 a.m. by Devereaux Bell
High-tech java research aims to improve crops, cut costs and answer some vexing caffeine questions.
James Cameron to open produce market in New Zealand
September 4, 2014, 2:19 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
'Avatar' director and his wife Suzy Amis Cameron may also open a plant-based restaurant.