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.
Food Tank recently shared a list of 13 farm and food books ripe for summer reading. Of their recommendations, 5 rest comfortably atop my way-too-long reading list. Read on…
A friend on Facebook recently shared an article from Salon: “Is Michael Pollan a sexist pig?” He asked a few foodie friends what we thought, and since it looks like this piece is making the rounds, I wanted to touch on it here and see what you guys think, too!
For the first time in US history, California voters this November will have the opportunity to vote for mandatory labeling of foods containing GMOs. Democracy Now hosted a Prop 37 debate this week, and interviewed food writer Michael Pollan on the health, environmental, and social issues surrounding GMO labeling and biotechnology-driven agriculture. As election day nears, industry’s slick and deceptive campaign against the labeling initiative continually saturates the CA airwaves. Democracy Now’s coverage offers a grass-roots education and rebuttal opportunity: read, watch, consider, and share!
I finally had an opportunity to watch Fresh, the real-food whole-food farm-revolution documentary. It follows Food, Inc.’s footsteps, clamoring poignantly for a better food system. Fresh is a great introduction to some of the core food revolution issues, especially for newcomers to the movement. It’s also an extremely omnivore-friendly film; indeed, in my veganist opinion, animal-food enthusiasts are perhaps overrepresented. However, if you’re new to the real food movement — or just starting to explore idea of ditching the standard American (factory farmed) diet — Fresh is well worth watching.
When I wrote about the recently renovated, fun and sustainable Francis Ford Coppola Winery, I learned about an exciting new trend (wineries with electric car charging stations) and a disturbing natural [ … ]
Goal number three in the Michael-Pollan-plan for health and wellness is to not eat too much. But you don’t have to torture yourself with calorie-counting to lose weight. Eating when you’re hungry and cooking delicious meals can make it easier to eat less.
Replacing processed foods with whole foods is goal number two in the Michael-Pollan-plan for health and wellness. And no, vegan cheese and soy chorizo are not considered whole foods.
Instead of following an unrealistic and unhealthy weight loss plan this year, why not follow the Michael-Pollan-plan for health and wellness? The goals – “Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants” – are guaranteed to produce results.
[social_buttons]Michael Pollan’s new web site was launched this week. The author of the Omnivore’s Dilemma and other books, Pollan has collected a lot of information and made it available to [ … ]
The Natural Resources Defense Council just announced its four winners of the 2010 Growing Green Awards, which honor sustainable farmers and food pioneers. A panel of judges, including including Michael [ … ]
The benefits of organic and grass fed beef have been well documented. Numerous studies have shown that organic and grass fed beef has significantly higher levels of Omega 3s and [ … ]
“Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants,” says Michael Pollan. While I’m pretty good at eating real, non-processed food and basing my diet on plants, I struggle with the “not [ … ]