Teaching kids about real food is so important. So some clever folks invented a compact, mobile edible education unit. Say “hello” to the Charlie Cart.
Passionate, committed people that believed in a saner, healthier approach to growing and preparing food as a core value drove California’s local food movement. The film Ripe for Change tells the story of California’s role as a key player in the movement for local organic food production through the stories of its foodie rock stars, and highlights the issues that still persist today for small farms.
Alice Waters talks with CNN about her ideas for improving school nutrition. Exposing kids to fresh food and gardens at school broadens their palates at the same time they learn about proper nutrition, health, and other science disciplines.
With all the news surrounding food safety, global pollution, misguided government food policies, and the myriad of other problems faced by consumers, it’s always comforting to occasionally read some good [ … ]
The San Francisco Chronicle today reports that President-elect Barack Obama received a letter from Alice Waters of Chez Panisse; volunteering her services – and those of Gourmet editor Ruth Reichl [ … ]
The clock is ticking and back-to-school sales are bombarding us every time we turn on the TV or open a newspaper. At the same time, farmer’s markets are at their [ … ]