Their aim is to personally cultivate everything that goes into their jars.
Most of us are familiar with food banks and soup kitchens, where donated food goes to feed hungry people in the community. Yet we rarely talk about the connection between mental illness and hunger and how access to food can do more than just provide a full stomach.
It seems to be a big buzzword these days. The "G.I." abbreviation has taken on an entirely new meaning.
At the time, his school still had functioning color darkrooms. Those factors led to some remarkable art.
The time is ripe for leaders in the food industry to innovate and stake claim to a new space in the consumer mind: responsible eating for our waistbands, our wallets and our planet.
Can you imagine a world where children desire vegetables over fried foods and desserts?
How do you talk to your kids about drinking when they regularly see you enjoying a glass of wine with dinner?
I do not mean double dipping with total strangers or putting 10,000 hands in the communal pretzel jar at work.
On African cocoa farms, children are frequently forced to work from 6 a.m. until the evening. They're made to live in windowless sheds and subjected to beatings and whippings for working slowly or attempting to escape.
Do they not understand there are more costs to bringing a product to market beyond the cost of a single ingredient? Is anyone shocked that it's ultimately cheaper to make everything at home?
Art and commerce collide powerfully in the grocery store, and half the time we're not even aware of the mix.
About once a week I get an email or comment from the Animal Rights contingent. It is expected and usually I do not engage. I need to remember that whe...
Even though I sat at their same table, I just couldn't give up on them. Those kids needed someone, and I refused to allow myself to be discouraged. I refused to allow my advocacy to waiver. I refused to stop and lick my wounds. I tried my damnedest to give a voice to those voiceless children. I kept fighting, kept moving, and was never out of the fight -- just as the Army trained me.
Unfortunately for food companies, the Internet genie is out of the bottle and there's no turning back. So instead of commissioning studies that demonize the Internet, social media and/or "moms with food fears," food companies should take to heart the one simple lesson to be gleaned from the many recent successes in Internet food activism: Consumers want transparency.
It goes without saying that wasting that much food is going to put a big dent in your food budget, so if you are getting healthy on a budget, then lowering your food waste is something you should really try and focus on.
Sometimes, the land -- even my own modest garden -- feels like foreign territory, the language of seeds a code I never learned to crack.
Fresh food, a truly farm-to-table experience, sustainable eating and sharing a meal with a ton of new food-loving friends? Sign me up.
I'd connect with people, prove my character and have meaningful conversations around what I did wrong. I make mistakes a lot, and not all of them are funny, but they are all incredible opportunities. My goal is to create a layer of transparency and openness about them with others.
By Nancy Chuda founder and Editor of LuxEcoLiving and co-founder of Healthy Child Healthy World Solvang, Calif., Bacon and Brine ...
When you bite into a hamburger or steak, you already know the cost to the cow, but what about the wolves, coyotes, bears and other wildlife that were killed in getting that meat to your plate?