produce

Avocado
Avocado

The Avocado Black Market Is So Bad in New Zealand That There Are Waiting Lists to Buy Trees

Earlier this year, the price of a single avocado in New Zealand peaked at NZ$7, or about £3.61.
Lauren Rothman
3 days ago
fruit
fruit

We Declare This Oddly Satisfying Banana Packaging a Blessed Image

PLEASE GIVE WHOEVER DESIGNED THIS AN AWARD.
Jelisa Castrodale
8.9.18
WTF
WTF

Shopper Allegedly Finds Bullet Inside Supermarket Avocado

Just when you thought 'avocado hand' was the most perilous threat to making guacamole, along comes this creepy find.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.14.17
japan
japan

Snow Gives These Japanese Vegetables a Unique Flavour

The technique of burying vegetables under the snow was born out of necessity, but it had unexpected benefits.
Lance Henderstein
3.20.17
politics
politics

What Would America's Food Supply Look Like Without Immigrant Labour?

If Trump follows through with plans to restrict immigration and deport undocumented immigrants, some industry experts say that farms and factories could be left scrambling, and the price tag for food could inflate dramatically.
Wyatt Marshall
2.1.17
Avocado
Avocado

These Colour-Changing Stickers Tell You When Your Avocado Is at Perfect Ripeness

Down in New Zealand, a new tool has emerged to aid consumers in the quest for the perfect avocado that doesn’t require manhandling half the alligator pear pile.
Wyatt Marshall
1.31.17
farming
farming

James Lowe’s 127-Mile Quest into the Malvern Hills for Perfect Peas

To source the best peas for Lyle’s’ famous pea and ticklemore salad, we joined the Michelin-starred chef on a trip to a Worcestershire farm, where he hand-picks the best pods.
Nell Frizzell
7.6.16
british food
british food

Why I’m Ditching Locally Sourced British Ingredients

In London, dishes are Anglicised for the British palate, so I wanted to walk away from all of that by travelling abroad, bringing back traditional ingredients, and serving them at supper clubs.
Adam Rawson
6.16.16
meat
meat

This Box of Meat Could Save Britain’s Butchers

The "meat box," a package of fresh sausage, steak, and mince shipped directly to customers from farms with onsite butchers, is so much more than male genital-related banter.
Gareth May
7.6.15
Farm
Farm

This Is What It's Like to Farm Under Police Surveillance

In 2012, Forest of Dean eco-activists turned a 180-acre plot of land with no official owner since the 1800s into a self-reliant community farm. The land has now been sold to a local businessman, and residents are being forced to leave.
Michael Segalov
4.1.15