First-person, personal accounts of the American eating experience during the Covid-19 pandemic—as it unfolds through fear, isolation, loss, fortitude, and renewal.
Because food and identity intersect in the books we read.
Rewrites: our new series about people who have redefined their future—and believe that a life in food is still possible, still gratifying, no matter how unexpected it is.
Illustration by Erick M. Ramos.
From drug-testing mandates to “harvest boxes,” what battles over federal food assistance tell us about nutrition, class, politics, and the economy.
Nationwide, hundreds of correctional institutions run some sort of agricultural operation. This series explores where that food winds up.
An exploration of the ways we purchase, prepare, and eat meat—and what our decisions reveal about who we are.
Immigrant food workers, in their own words. A series from The Counter.
A weekly series about award-winning Minneapolis chef Gavin Kaysen who closed three restaurants during the pandemic—and intends to get them back.
Yes, we know there’s a pandemic on. But that’s not the whole story, or the only story.
That’s why we’re publishing a new, longform feature every Saturday morning—urgent, in-depth reporting with no direct link to the current crisis. Because there’s more to life than Covid-19.
Everyone’s talking about regenerative ag, an approach to food production that seeks to improve the land rather than degrade it—but also has no universal definition. This series helps put a movement into context, explaining its goals, limitations, and potential to be co-opted.