Stories about the people, places, and ideas that feed us.

 
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Librarians team up to prepare for climate crisis

As Cape Cod citizens organize to address the certainty of disruptive climate-related events, a group of self proclaimed “blue-marble” librarians are taking a leading role in urging communities around the state of Massachusetts to prepare.

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Sunscreen chemicals can harm marine life

An estimated 1.9 million people visit the Cape Cod National Seashore each summer between June and August, and most tourists spend a good deal of their time in local waters. But increasingly, the possible long-term effects of that sunscreen on the marine environment are worrying scientists.

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How to cut your food waste (and your grocery bill)

I read in the spring of 2018 that for an American family of four, the average value of discarded produce is nearly $1,600 a year. Around the same time, my husband and I agreed to lose a big chunk of my income so that I could spend more time with our kids.