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Food

Healthy for you, your community, and the planet.

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.
How Do I Invite You to Grow Food? How Do I Invite You to Grow Food?
Janaia Donaldson of Peak Moment Television interviews Jenny Pell of Permaculture Now!
Meet the Radical Homemakers Meet the Radical Homemakers
by Shannon Hayes
How families are achieving ecological, social, and economic transformation... starting under their own roofs.
Buy Happy Buy Happy
by Caitlin Battersby
Mystified by all the labels? How to buy humane eggs and meat.
Smarter School Lunches Smarter School Lunches
by Ellen Mahoney
Healthy, local food for all kids? "Renegade Lunch Lady" Ann Cooper is starting a revolution in school cafeterias.
School Lunch is a Social Justice Issue School Lunch is a Social Justice Issue
Video: "Renegade lunch lady" Ann Cooper on what we're teaching kids about food and nutrition—and how to change it.
Seed Savers Exchange
Seed Savers Exchange serves more than 11,000 members, and the public at large, through its mission to preserve the world’s diverse but endangered garden heritage for future generations. Founded in 1975, the nonprofit organization consists of a network of people committed to collecting, conserving, and sharing heirloom seeds and plants. Seed Savers houses its collection of 25,000 heirloom seeds on a 890-acre farm near Decorah, Iowa. The organization is the largest non-governmental seed bank in the U.S. Photos courtesy of Seed Savers.
Seed Savers Exchange Seed Savers Exchange
Seed Savers is the largest non-governmental seed bank in the U.S., housing a collection of 25,000 heirloom seeds for future generations.
Growing Home—Urban Agriculture in Chicago Growing Home—Urban Agriculture in Chicago
Orrin Williams of Growing Home explains urban agriculture's crucial role in rebuilding our cities and communities—from increasing job security and food access to decreasing the environmental impact of farming.
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