French farmers may conjure imagery of the purest food, of quaintness, quietude, and lolling about in rolling bucolic hills on the French countryside. But in a big move against multinational agricultural trade agreements, French farmers are stepping off their land and taking to the streets.
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What are the biggest threats posed by the amount of food we waste? Decreasing landfill space? Hunger? Water and energy waste? Yes, all of these are important considerations. But another one we tend to overlook: food waste is a cause of global warming.
Just how much organic food is out there? While it may seem like the organic food industry is a quiet little subset of your local produce seller, or the pricey stuff at Whole Foods, how’s this for sticker shock: Costco sells more organic food than Whole Foods.
Whether it’s misleading or false advertising, or wasteful packaging, there’s a lot wrong in the world of food and beverage advertising. But it’s not all bad.
If there are two things I love, they’re music and food. They often go together: KUSC’s classical music with my morning coffee and toast or one of my favorite records of the year with a late lunch. I’ve often felt like the right music made food taste better but now there’s science to back that up. Certain music, the research finds, brings out the natural flavor of food in the most unique ways.
We eat. It’s as much a part of being human as breathing. But unlike breathing, food is much more fun, and complicated. Right? We have so many flavors and colors and textures of foods to choose from. But with that come all kinds of weird effects as a result of the chemical compounds in food: Why do onions make you cry? Why does asparagus makes your pee stink? If you have ever wondered about these weird effects of food, you’re not alone.
Perhaps we’ve been looking at fast food wrong all along. Maybe it’s not artery-clogging, obesity-causing, please-stop-calling-it-food stuff…maybe it’s art?
Get ready for the next food trend: Edible Insects Its official. We will be seeing edible insects on our dinner plates soon. How do we know? People everywhere are talking about it. The Food and Agriculture Organization of United Nations (FAO) has a special advisor on edible bugs and a Directory of Edible Insects Stakeholders on […]
One thing I love about Eat Drink Better is seeing all the great ways readers, writers, and professional cooks put different ingredients together. It’s always interesting, and usually looks amazing. This article about a stomach-churning 12-course meal in a can, though? It’s pretty much the opposite of eating and drinking better.
My poor husband has a wicked cold. So I whipped up some homemade chicken noodle soup. Sound daunting? Not so! It was quick to come together and quite tasty. Here’s the recipe.
I just found a new site that can connect me with regional food from all over the U.S. Craving Texas barbecue? A New England lobster roll? Meet my new friend Goldbely.
UPCOMING EARTH DAY EVENTS IN NYC Courtesy of Jaquelline Ottman, greenmarketing.com Food Waste’s Shocking Truths: Hunger, Business and YOU – April 18 This event presented by the Columbia Business School Alumni Club of NYC will make the business case for greater efficiency in the production, distribution and consumption of food. All that while you get […]
It’s tougher to avoid GMOs than you might think.