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Your Plate Is the Answer

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.28.2014 | Home
Maria Rodale

If we limit our food purchases to things that we recognize as coming from a farm, foods that are fairly produced and are as local as possible, we will help nudge the system in the right direction, AND it might just be the weight-loss "diet" we've been looking for.

True Costs of So-called Cheap Food

Ellen Gustafson | Posted 01.25.2014 | Home
Ellen Gustafson

Many people assume that it's the produce or organic foods that "cost more" than highly processed, shelf-stable ubiquitous and cheap junk food, but what if the price tags that we see don't tell the whole story?

Making Food and Agriculture Attractive to Youth

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 06.15.2013 | Taste
Danielle Nierenberg

Recently, I had the opportunity to speak to an amazing group of 12 to 14 year old adolescents--these kids are Montessori school students who came together to talk about ways to make the food system more just and environmentally sustainable.

Who Would You Nominate for the World Food Prize?

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 04.23.2013 | Impact
Danielle Nierenberg

I'm wondering who you would like to see nominated for the Prize? An activist for food sovereignty in India? A scientist working on agroforestry practices in Latin America? An agronomist developing green manure practices in sub-Saharan Africa?

Nourishing The Planet, All 7 Billion Of Us

Ellen Kanner | Posted 09.08.2012 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Growing indigenous crops empowers the people who need it most. The foods that best sustain the planet, with the highest yield and the lowest carbon footprint are the same foods that best sustain us -- vegetables, fruit, whole grains, beans, nuts, seeds -- your plant-based diet greatest hits.

A Visit to My Kitchen: Ellen Gustafson

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Maria Rodale

Sustainable food system activist Ellen Gustafson says the "extra effort to find organic food and shop at farmer's markets is worth it to me, especially as an investment in a better food system."

PHOTOS: Aspen Fashion Week Benefits FEED Foundation

Posted 06.13.2013 | Denver

Aspen's third annual Fashion Week is partnering with the FEED Foundation, a non-profit co-founded by former fashion model--and President George Bush's...

Looking for Last Minute Gift Ideas? Help Someone Help Someone

Bob McKinnon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Bob McKinnon

Looking for a last minute stocking stuffer? Here's a thought: Skip the tie, scarf or gift card and use your time or money to help someone help someone.

FEED Projects Joins Forces With Lord & Taylor for Exclusive 'FEED Guatemala' Bag

Naomi Hirabayashi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Naomi Hirabayashi

FEED Projects is on a mission to reach hungry children through the sales of their FEED bags. They've so far provided funding for over 55 million school meals for children around the world.