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Before deciding whether to brine, deep-fry or spatchcock the Thanksgiving turkey, more Americans than ever are puzzling over a pressing ethical question: "Which type

If the news shocks you that the dozen organic eggs you just bought came from hens living in factory-like conditions, you are not alone. Nationwide,

I am a farmers market fiend. The ability to "eat local" is glorious for a gastronome, and late summer abounds with gifts of heirloom tomatoes,

At a time of year when most people are fixated on berries and peaches, corn and tomatoes, it's also the season to get excited

New York's Hudson Valley is fertile terrain for organic farmers. Organic is a gentler, more gracious way of farming, seemingly old-fashioned when compared to

Farmers markets are everywhere. Thanks to a rapid expansion in recent years, there are more than 8,000 farmers markets in the U.S., making it