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Humane Meat? No Such Thing
by Sunaura Taylorposted Mar 27, 2011
- Should we eat animals? My disability gives me a unique view on the oxymoron "humane meat."
How Happy Was Your Meal?
by Madeline Ostranderposted Mar 27, 2011
- Autistic scientist Temple Grandin thinks like an animal—in pictures—and she's using it to get more humane treatment for cattle.
The Coming Global Food Fight
by John Cavanagh, Robin Broadposted Mar 15, 2011
- As aggression mounts with the rise of food prices worldwide, small-scale farms rooted in local markets could avert international disaster—and lead the way to "food democracy."
An Oasis in a Food Desert
posted Mar 09, 2011
- Video: In West Oakland, a community cooperative is providing an alternative to fast food and packaged snacks.
Book Review: Food Justice
by Laura Kaliebeposted Mar 01, 2011
- What's wrong with our food system—and how can we fix it?
Rooted Agriculture: 5 Ways Governments Can Help
by John Cavanagh, Robin Broadposted Feb 28, 2011
- As food prices rise, how can governments support small-scale, sustainable farmers?
Organics and the Science of Farming
by Robin Broad, John Cavanaghposted Feb 15, 2011
- Some say that organic farming means going "backwards." These farmers think otherwise.
Lentils and Justice for All
by Christa Hillstromposted Feb 14, 2011
- It all begins with food: How to restore the health and wealth of inner-city communities.
Tunisia, Egypt, and the Big Picture
by Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmedposted Feb 02, 2011
- Egypt lies on the fault lines of the convergence of global ecological, energy, and economic crises—and thus, on the frontlines of deepening global system failure.
Just the Facts: Should We Eat Animals?
by Alyssa B. Johnsonposted Feb 01, 2011
- We can feed the world and still eat meat—but only a little bit.
Farmer Joel Salatin: Why Changing the Food System is Up to You
posted Feb 01, 2011
- YES! interviewed foodie farmer Joel Salatin for Can Animals Save Us?, the Spring 2011 issue. Listen to audio clips here.
Farmer by Farmer, an Organic Transition
by John Cavanagh, Robin Broadposted Jan 31, 2011
- After decades of chemicals, farmers in the Philippines are seeing the benefits of organic farming. But what convinced them to make the switch in the first place?
A Hands-On New Year
by Grace Lee Boggsposted Jan 26, 2011
- Grace Lee Boggs: The next decade will bring further changes in the way we think about food, work, and education.
Food for a Rooted Future
by Robin Broad, John Cavanaghposted Jan 18, 2011
- In the Philippines, a new kind of conventional wisdom about food: chemical free, community strong.
Curriculum & Resources: Getting Boys to Read, Story of Food
posted Dec 22, 2010
- Two resources that explore how to get boys to be lifelong readers and where our food comes from.