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Food Day 2012

Bring Joy to the Family Table This Food Day 2012

Stacie Billis | Posted 12.24.2012 | Parents
Stacie Billis

The food issues that we face as a nation of parents caring for the first generation of children with a life expectancy shorter than our own -- along with financial pressures, limited family time and sheer exhaustion -- have stolen our joy for food. Today I urge you to join me and take one step towards reclaiming it.

Pure Food, Pure Love

Linda Novick O'Keefe | Posted 12.24.2012 | Home
Linda Novick O'Keefe

Happy Food Day! Today we might take a wakeful moment to give thanks to Mother Earth for nourishing us and our families over the centuries. It is a great day to consider what we put into our bodies and to take particular notice of the beautiful domino effect of supporting local food systems.

Ryan's Riots: Plan Will Starve One in Five Americans and Create Massive Social Unrest

Frederick Kaufman | Posted 12.24.2012 | Home
Frederick Kaufman

Republicans may hail Ryan as an intellectual, but he has not read his history, where the food lesson is clear: Rising food prices in the absence of social support equals social unrest on a massive scale.

Save America, One Plate At A Time

Andrew Zimmern | Posted 12.24.2012 | Home
Andrew Zimmern

"Bizarre Foods" is an entertainment program, but in every episode and every story we try to convey a serious message: Let's look at how the rest of the world eats, and let's see what we can learn from other people to change our food lives for the better.

25 Food Initiatives in 25 U.S. States

Posted 10.24.2012 | Home

As part of Food Day, the Worldwatch Institute is showcasing 50 food and agriculture initiatives in 50 states. It's an inspiring group of programs -- h...

Grossed Out by Pink Slime? Well, Don't Just Sit There

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 06.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael F. Jacobson

Signs that our food system is broken are all around us. So are the signs that Americans are craving change and want to do something about it.