N.J. schools bag funds with free lunch

Aug 18, 2009
New Jersey's public schools have a new funding formula, and it comes with a nutritional twist. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Education, Food

Winemakers want you, man!

Aug 14, 2009
The recession has cut into wine sales in restaurants, so winemakers are trying to find ways to attract new buyers, including one market the business had previously written off. Ethan Lindsey reports.
Posted In: Food

A shortage of sugar? Oh no!

Aug 13, 2009
Big names in the food industry are warning of dire consequences if the U.S. doesn't increase sugar import quotas. Tamara Keith reports.
Posted In: Food

What's biting Nestle's profits

Aug 12, 2009
Nestle, the world's largest food and drink company, is reporting a more than 2 percent drop in profit, its first decline in six years. Why? Christopher Werth reports.
Posted In: Food

Farmers face big losses due to weeds

Aug 12, 2009
Data from the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization says farmers worldwide face huge losses from weed infestation. Mitchell Hartman reports.
Posted In: Food

Where it pays to make it from scratch

Aug 7, 2009
Is it worth it to make your own butter? Jennifer Reese explores the most cost-effective approach to do-it-yourself food in her frugal-minded blog, The Tipsy Baker. Tess Vigeland paid her a visit and helped her make bagels.
Posted In: Food, Internet

Milk prices squeeze dairy farmers

Aug 3, 2009
Milk may be a bit cheaper these days than this time last year. That's good news for your wallet, but times aren't so good for dairy farmers. Sarah McCammon reports.
Posted In: Food

Shopping's not a snap with food stamps

Jul 31, 2009
Food stamps help thousands of families in need. But to get the most of out of them you need some smart shopping strategies. Reporter Jeff Tyler follows one woman who's become very savvy at navigating the food benefit system.
Posted In: Food, Health

Organic food has ordinary benefits

Jul 30, 2009
A new scientific study out of the U.K. says organic food has no nutritional or health benefits over ordinary food. Not sparkling news for the organic food industry. Bill Radke talks to Marketplace's Stephen Beard.
Posted In: Food, Health

Study makes case to rebuild fisheries

Jul 23, 2009
A new study out today makes an economic case for rebuilding dwindling fish populations as quickly as possible. It argues overfishing at a too-high rate will cause the fish population to continue to decline. Sarah Gardner reports.
Posted In: Food