On the links between land reform and prosperity, the origins of a sandwich, the Amish and Whole Foods and more.
Fungal spores discovered on sea salt could be a problem for salt-based preservation, but did anyone actually check?
Another round-up of food news,from avocados to Xyllella
When people get their SNAP benefits is associated with when grocery store crimes are committed. And it's almost impossible to follow government dietary guidelines on the government's food assistance.
ICYMT: Delicious bits of food news, plucked, at least some of the time, from obscurity.
Preparing for future droughts by creating adaptable populations of millet
Modern Farmer writes about old-fashioned modern plant breeding
Restaurants, white and black; lost heat source found; drought-proofing Italy; pasta and gastronationalism
A plant breeder whose products millions love has died.
Science continues to be astonished that traditional foodways are actually good for the people who evolved them.