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Food

Healthy for you, your community, and the planet.

The Work Ahead The Work Ahead
by Shannon Hayes
Growing renewed relationships with our food, homes, and communities requires getting our hands dirty.
Haitian Farmers Refuse Monsanto Hybrid Seeds Haitian Farmers Refuse Monsanto Hybrid Seeds
by Beverly Bell
A coalition of peasant farmers is standing up for food sovereignty.
Brower Youth Award Winner Diana Lopez Brower Youth Award Winner Diana Lopez
Diana Lopez, 21, earned a Brower Youth Award for transforming an old San Antonio, Texas, bar into a community garden.
YES! But How? :: A Greener Pour YES! But How? :: A Greener Pour
by Berit Anderson
I see more and more “green” boxed wines hitting the shelves at the supermarket. Are these really better for the environment?
The Case for Sustainable Meat The Case for Sustainable Meat
by Shannon Hayes
Can meat have a place in the life of a “radical homemaker” trying to live sustainably? Farmer Shannon Hayes believes it can.
Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution: Teach Every Child About Food Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution: Teach Every Child About Food
Oliver passionately urges us to get food smart to live longer.
Yard for Share: My Hyperlocavore Garden Yard for Share: My Hyperlocavore Garden
by Pamela O'Malley Chang
When the internet connects gardeners with available land, surprising things can happen.
People We Love :: Hai Vo People We Love :: Hai Vo
by Berit Anderson
Revamping the cafeteria menu.
Bringing it to the Table Bringing it to the Table
by James Trimarco
Wendell Berry on Farming and Food. Pragmatic and passionate insights appear in each of the 24 essays in Bringing it to the Table by Wendell Berry, reviewed here by James Trimarco.
A Greener Blue Cheese A Greener Blue Cheese
by Christina Rebuffet-Broadus
French dairy farmers have turned their attention to farming practices that can sustain not only the future of the emblematic Roquefort cheese, but also the future of their work and their land.
African American Farmers Go Organic, Bring Healthy Food to Southeast African American Farmers Go Organic, Bring Healthy Food to Southeast
by Mark Winne
The Southeastern African-American Farmers Organic Network (SAAFON), helps members convert to organic agriculture, and organizes a farmers market in a park that was once off-limits to them.
A Future for Agriculture, A Future for Haiti A Future for Agriculture, A Future for Haiti
by Beverly Bell
Haiti's way forward is tied to food sovereignty and a renewed focus on local agriculture.
Sweden Labels Food With CO2 Data Sweden Labels Food With CO2 Data
by Jeff Raderstrong
The Swedish government announced new food guidelines that recommend eating habits based on greenhouse-gas emissions.
Food Rules for the Rest of Us Food Rules for the Rest of Us
by Berit Anderson
Michael Pollan's real food message is important, but it's also a question of access.
Putting "Real" Food on Campus Plates Putting "Real" Food on Campus Plates
Hai Vo, a student at the University of California Irvine helped found the Real Food Challenge, a national student movement to bring ecologically sound and community-based food to campus cafeterias.
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