A Map Of Where Your Food Originated May Surprise You
A new study reveals the full extent of globalization in our food supply. More than two-thirds of the crops that underpin national diets originally came from somewhere else — often far away.
Here's What Fruits And Vegetables Looked Like Before We Domesticated Them
Next time you bite into a slice of watermelon or a cob of corn, consider this: these familiar fruits and veggies didn't always look and taste this way.
Why Food Belongs in Our Discussions of Race | Civil Eats
While the Black Lives Matter movement works to put a stop to police violence, a less visible form of structural violence is taking place all over America.
Don't Call It 'The New Ramen': Why Pho Is Central To Vietnamese Identity
Pho has a rich role in Vietnamese, Vietnamese-American, and now, American culture. That's why a video featuring a white chef explaining how to eat pho as the next trendy food angered so many.
Deep history of coconuts decoded: Origins of cultivation, ancient trade routes, and colonization of the Americas
DNA analysis of more than 1,300 coconuts from around the world reveals that the coconut was brought under cultivation in two separate locations, one in the Pacific basin and the other in the Indian Ocean basin. What's more, coconut genetics also preserve a record of prehistoric trade routes and of the colonization of the Americas.