Peter Smith

Peter Smith lives in Portland, Maine. He has covered food and agriculture for Gastronomica, Gourmet, GOOD, and the Boston Globe.
  • The Growing Demand for Goat Meat

    After years of being popular everywhere else in the world, goat meat is finally starting to catch on in the U.S.

  • On Tap in Vermont, Maple Sap

    As maple sugaring season ends, two brothers offer a different take on a distinctly North American food. Like Vermont maple syrup? Just wait until you try maple seltzer or maple soda, which hearken back to New England's cultural roots.

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How to Cook Spaghetti Squash (and Why)

Cooking for yourself is one of the surest ways to eat well.

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Before Tinder, a Tree

Looking for your soulmate? Write a letter to the "Bridegroom's Oak" in Germany.

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The Health Benefits of Going Outside

People spend too much time indoors. One solution: ecotherapy.

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Where High Tech Meets the 1950s

Why did Green Bank, West Virginia, ban wireless signals? For science.

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Yes, Quidditch Is Real

How J.K. Rowling's magical sport spread from Hogwarts to college campuses

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Would You Live in a Treehouse?

A treehouse can be an ideal office space, vacation rental, and way of reconnecting with your youth.

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