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Gourmet Live: The Ethical Salad

Barry Estabrook deconstructs the fabled cobb salad and comes up with one that is sustainable—yet still delicious
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Gourmet Live: First Anniversary Issue

Gourmet Live is turning one! Join us in celebrating—we’ll bring the cake
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Gourmet Live’s Top 10 Stories

Twelve months, 49 issues, more than 170 original stories published. Dig in and enjoy readers’ favorite selections from Gourmet Live’s first year
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Gourmet Live: Eric Schlosser Wants Us to Chew on This

A decade after Eric Schlosser brought the world’s attention to the dark realities inherent in our fast-food nation, he talks with Barry Estabrook about how our food system has changed in the ensuing years—and how it has not...
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Politics of the Plate: Sweet Victory

Courts are ruling against genetically engineered crops, but where does the Obama administration stand?
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Politics of the Plate: The Conscientious Carnivore

Can meat be a part of an environmentally sustainable diet?
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Politics of the Plate: Talking the Talk on Sustainable Food

The USDA’s new Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food initiative is a nice symbol, but will it actually change anything?
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Politics of the Plate: Score One for Farm Workers

For the first time, a large Florida tomato grower agrees to increase wages and eliminate worker abuse in its fields.
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Politics of the Plate: Obama’s Fish Faux Pas

Thanks to the current administration’s inaction, the Gulf of Mexico will soon become home to unsustainable fish farms.
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Slideshow: Farm Auction

Portraits of a sixth-generation family farm in its final day.