Most Recent Articles - YES!

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Food for Everyone :: Discussion Guide
The Food for Everyone issue of YES! Magazine looks at the people who are working to restore flavor, nutrition, and joy to our food, and to make it available to everyone. Use this discussion guide to talk about the issues with your group.
How to Get Involved in Food Policy Councils
by Mark Winne
Here are seven tips for local food citizens interested in organizing food policy councils.
Call for Mass Civil Disobedience Against Coal
by Bill McKibben, Wendell Berry
This is an open letter from Wendell Berry and Bill McKibben.
YES! Picks :: Our Favorite Cookbooks
The staff here at YES! has put together their ultimate cookbook shelf. Take a look and Bon Appetit!
Everybody Eats :: How a Community Food System Works
It begins with small farms working with natural cycles and ends with fresh food and stronger communities.
Food Rebellions: 7 Steps to Solving the Food Crisis
by Eric Holt-Gimenez
Resistance to the trade and “aid” policies that displace farmers and increase hunger.
The City that Ended Hunger
by Frances Moore Lappe
A city in Brazil recruited local farmers to help do something U.S. cities have yet to do: end hunger.
Restoring the Range: Can Beef Be Earth Friendly?
by Madeline Ostrander
A South Dakota ranch family restored a prairie, wildlife habitat, and a creek—here’s how.
Growing Power in an Urban Food Desert
by Roger Bybee
Will Allen’s farm offers fresh fruits and vegetables, fish, and a taste of the delicious possibilities of farming the urban food deserts.
Just the Facts :: Corporate Food
Hunger. Pollution. Instability. Obesity. The problem with corporate food--by the numbers.
Masthead
The YES! Staff, Interns and Volunteers that helped put together the Spring 2009 issue of YES! Magazine: "Food for Everyone."
Update :: Americans Really Mean It: We Want Universal Health Care
Americans Really Mean It: We Want Universal Health Care.
YES! But How? :: Solar Hot Water
Hybrid plug-ins. Corn-based plastic. Buying from musicians. Solar hot water.
From the Publisher :: A thousand thanks …
Thank you to YES! donors
YES! Film Picks: War Child / The End of Poverty?
Reviews of some of our favorite films of the season.