produce

Vegan

Avocados Are Not Vegan, Argues BBC TV Show Host

Big if true.
Lauren Rothman
10.15.18
Art

I Ate Monochromatic Meals For the Sake of Art

I'm obsessed with conceptual artist Sophie Calle's 1998 work "The Chromatic Diet." I wanted to see how it worked in the age of unicorn food.
Emma Orlow
10.12.18
edible

What Food Waste Isn't OK to Eat? I Asked a Scientist

Stop eating whole sunflower seeds, you monsters.
Hannah Keyser
8.24.18
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
8.15.18
fruit

We Declare This Oddly Satisfying Banana Packaging a Blessed Image

PLEASE GIVE WHOEVER DESIGNED THIS AN AWARD.
Jelisa Castrodale
8.9.18
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

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

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

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

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

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

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