Children’s book author Jarrett Krosoczka’s lunch lady inspired him to write his Lunch Lady graphic novel series. Lunch ladies are heroes. Here’s why…
Dr. Betty Bugusu of Purdue University looks at food waste across the world and how market development and innovative food processing can improve food security.
Pam Warhurst calls it “propaganda gardening.” Warhurst co-founded the group Incredible Edible in the little English town of Todmorden to promote eating healthy fruits and vegetables and growing food locally.
I recently ran across a TED talk by Barton Seaver on seafood, sustainability, and health. He makes some really excellent points: Of course, probably the most sustainable thing you can [ … ]
Birke Baehr is changing the world, one kid at a time.
Renegade lunch lady Ann Cooper discusses the food in our schools. This TED talk is a few years old, but it’s still timely. Not much has changed in most schools [ … ]
Christien Meindertsma wondered what happened to the pig parts that don’t make it into the grocer’s freezer as pork. Long ago, people used all the parts of the animals they raised for food. She asked herself, “Do they still use all the parts?” And then she tracked one pig from the farm to the processor and through all the products he ended up in.
According to Ellen Gustafson of the 30 Project, the last thirty years have seen enormous changes in our food and agricultural systems, such as the consolidation of agriculture in the [ … ]
In her recent TED Talk, Carolyn Steel takes a look at the history of food production and asks an important question: What would a modern city look like if it [ … ]