A picture is worth a thousand words. And the folks at sweetgreen know it. They posted pics of school lunches around the world. How do American school lunches compare?
Sustainable America just launched a new initiative to reduce food waste: I Value Food. It’s a movement designed to provide a fresh look at food waste’s impact and how we can reduce our food waste footprint.
Whole Foods Market is rolling out a new produce rating system to promote sustainable farming practices. How much does it really mean? You be the judge.
Dreaming of raising goats sustainably? Not sure where the money will come from? Turn to a new platform dedicated to crowdfunding sustainable food projects.
Last year, they ate bugs. This year, they’re turning compostables into projectiles. All to benefit school gardens. The folks at REAL School Gardens are at it again.
I quit thinking of myself as a “foodie” when I realized it didn’t accurately convey the way I think and feel about food. So what is a foodie? And what am I?
If you don’t know the work of Civil Eats, it’s time. It was just dubbed 2014 Publication of the Year by the James Beard Foundation. Nice. Real nice.
The wine industry is surprisingly adaptable for a craft that’s been around for thousands of years. Wine-makers are flexible in modifying their processes to keep up with changing consumer demands and environmental issues. These wine trends are telling examples of the wine industry’s innovation and resilience.
As the vegan movement grows, statistics say it resonates most strongly with women — at least so far. Of the 2.5 million or so Americans who identify themselves as part of Team Vegan, about 79% are female. Society sends some screwy messages about ‘acceptable’ gender-based behavior; in this case, those messages may be doing men a disservice. Vegan eating isn’t ‘a girl thing’ — especially if you’re a fellow who values strength, health, environmentalism, and sex!
When I started my real food journey, I had to research what words like “cage free” and “grass fed” meant. And then I found The Lexicon of Sustainability.
Since 2007 Whole Foods Market has loaned $10 million to local food producers like Austin’s Texas Pie Company. Yesterday they committed another $15 million. Good news indeed.
The National Restaurant Association just released its annual What’s Hot Culinary Forecast. The future looks bright, and it makes me hungry. Read on for my favorite bits…
Last year I contributed to a Kickstarter campaign to fund a movie about sustainability: Growing Cities — a film about urban farming in America. Sneak peek!