Old MacDonald is getting older

Those of you who know me know that I love to report in the field. Or, in this case, an orchard. I am so glad that National Geographic sent me  — and one of their amazing photographers — to gorgeous northern lower Michigan to report this story that should be of interest to all who eat food (or at least cherry pie). Check out my latest, American Farmers Are Growing Old, With Spiraling Costs Keeping Out Young.


Eating Just Got More Expensive

In my latest Q&A, I talk to a USDA economist about why those scrambled eggs and OJ you had this morning cost so much more than last year. Check out Hefty Price Hikes for Fresh Food Amid Drought, Disease.