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Food

Healthy for you, your community, and the planet.

Grounded Learning Grounded Learning
by Ron Miller
Why educator Ron Miller is turning to soil, water, sunshine, and greens.
Can a Farm State Feed Itself? Can a Farm State Feed Itself?
by Brooke Jarvis
Tired of depending on imports, Illinois looks to local food.
Signs of Life :: Cities Eat Local Signs of Life :: Cities Eat Local
by Jessica Bell
Increasing numbers of U.S. cities are looking to lessen their climate impact by growing and eating local food.
Soil, Seeds, Salt: Education Brought Down to Earth Soil, Seeds, Salt: Education Brought Down to Earth
by Madhu Suri Prakash
For thousands of young people bored by the irrelevance of what they are learning and moved by the desire to eat food that heals rather than sickens, the message to become the change they wish to see in the world now has the awakening and compelling ring of truth and conviction.
Update: Hudson River Serves Up Oysters Redux Update: Hudson River Serves Up Oysters Redux
An update on oyster restoration efforts around NYC.
Oysters Return to the Hudson Oysters Return to the Hudson
Find out how scientists in New York are working to replenish oyster populations in the waters around the city.
Cultural Renewal to Improve Health Cultural Renewal to Improve Health
The Tohono O'odham Nation turns to native recipes and local foods to tackle diabetes.
YES! But How? :: The Truth About Beer YES! But How? :: The Truth About Beer
by Mary Richter
What really is in beer?
YES! But How? :: Affording Organics YES! But How? :: Affording Organics
by Catherine Bailey
How to buy organic on a budget.
Connect and Engage :: Food Stamps and Seafood Connect and Engage :: Food Stamps and Seafood
What would you eat for only $3 each day? What’s the difference between freshwater and farm raised fish? You and your students will take your eating awareness to another level with these two resources. Your new knowledge will make you think before you buy.
YES! Recommends: Sustainable Table YES! Recommends: Sustainable Table
The multi-media resources from Sustainable Table are designed to awaken consumers to the problems with factory farming and to promote sustainable food as a desirable and more responsible alternative.
The Omnivore's Next Dilemma The Omnivore's Next Dilemma
Are humans just pawns in plants’ clever strategy to rule the Earth? At this 2007 TEDTalk in Monterey, California, author Michael Pollan asks us to see the world from plants' perspective.
Connect and Engage: Local Food Connect and Engage: Local Food
Here’s an array of colorful, practical, and compelling materials that you can use not only in your classroom but also in your profession and everyday life.
YES! Recommends: Food For Everyone YES! Recommends: Food For Everyone
Raising youth: growing food, justice, and leadership in your classroom. These articles from the Food For Everyone issue of YES! Magazine embody the possibilities when we take our health and our food into our own hands.
Invite the World for Dinner Invite the World for Dinner
by Jim Haynes
Every week for the past 30 years, Jim Haynes has hosted a Sunday dinner in his home in Paris. People, including total strangers, call or e-mail to book a spot. The first 50 or 60 people who call may come, and twice that many when the weather is nice and the crowd can overflow into the garden.
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