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


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.


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.


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.