Federal health officials are cautioning pregnant travelers to avoid a Miami neighborhood where at least 14 cases of the virus have been traced to local mosquitoes. What about the rest of Florida?

A farmer in Spain makes foie gras from wild geese who gorge themselves naturally on acorns and olives. New York chef Dan Barber describes tasting it as "the best culinary experience of my life."

A new type of genetically engineered crop is tempting farmers to use a weedkiller illegally. The illicit chemical use has damaged nearby crops and provoked conflict among neighbors.

The farm-to-table movement has caused the farming of oysters — nature's hardworking little water filters — on the East Coast to double in the past six years.

The ingredients — think wilted basil, bruised plums, garbanzo bean water — sound less than appetizing. Whipped together, they're a tasty meal that show how home cooks can use often-tossed foods.

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