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Food Revolution

Food, Fish, Democracy and the Power of Our Vote

Tim O'Shea | Posted 03.23.2017 | Healthy Living
Tim O'Shea

If you don't like this diseased system of what Pollan calls "nutritionism," then vote with your fork at every meal you sit down to, and eat like you mean it.

Certifications and Voting for a New Food Culture

Tim O'Shea | Posted 09.08.2016 | Green
Tim O'Shea

We, the consumers, have for the past three decades indicated, perhaps unwittingly, that we value no brainer convenience over a more thoughtful connection to the sources of our food. That lack of connection for the easy convenience of our food has been costly in terms of food security and in terms of our health.

Certifications, Krill and Change - Scene One

Tim O'Shea | Posted 07.03.2016 | Green
Tim O'Shea

How can short blogs tackle deeply difficult issues regarding our food systems and our planet? I'll try by addressing some points in a sequential series.

Black Elephants, Black Swans, and Tomorrow's Fish

Tim O'Shea | Posted 01.30.2015 | Green
Tim O'Shea

Is it a bit much to say that we are in the midst of a Food Revolution? I suggest that depends on how you view the current conditions on your plate, in your family, in your community, in our nation.

Red or White? Tell People What You Are Serving Them, and Why

Tim O'Shea | Posted 01.10.2015 | Business
Tim O'Shea

Like the wine lists required even in today's most casual settings, it is time to list on menus the sources and the practices of the fisheries we are eating from.

Another Step Towards Ecological Seafood Menus

Tim O'Shea | Posted 12.06.2014 | Green
Tim O'Shea

With regard to sustainability, size does matter rather a bit, and our choices around seafood are core to why our oceans are being depleted and habitats destroyed at levels that cannot be adequately replenished, unless we change what we are doing.

Another Step Toward Ecological Seafood Menus

Tim O'Shea | Posted 11.22.2014 | Business
Tim O'Shea

In the seafood trade, you can reassert your civic right, whether chef or consumer, to know what you are buying, where it is from and how the fish you want was harvested, or raised. Still, your rights are only real if exercised.

Steps Toward an Ecological Seafood Menu

Tim O'Shea | Posted 11.16.2014 | Business
Tim O'Shea

With all the pressures on any restaurant regarding food costs and profits, how did they dare make this move? How could they justify the costs? Ready for it? Here is the magic formula revealed.

Jamie Oliver - Behind the Brand

Bryan Elliott | Posted 06.24.2014 | Business
Bryan Elliott

Jamie Oliver is making an impact beyond what most TV celebrities do, from helping reform legislation removing unhealthy ingredients in fast food to community outreach at the local level by helping elementary schools rethink their lunch menus.

Hot and Spicy Gluten-Free Indian Dumplings For Valentine's Day

Amber Rehman | Posted 04.16.2014 | Taste
Amber Rehman

There are some dishes that can transport me back to my grandmother's kitchen with every bite I take.

From One Student To Another -- Tips For Eating Well

Food Revolution | Posted 03.26.2014 | College
Food Revolution

If you're like me and want some good quality food and control over what you're eating, but also don't want to spend a whole lot, then you may be in a bit of a conundrum. But don't worry. You just have to be strategic!

10 Ways to Raise Our Kids' Food IQ

Gino Campagna | Posted 11.05.2013 | Parents
Gino Campagna

After reading the news about some school districts stopping their healthier lunch programs, I realized that we really need a cultural switch in this country to make the food revolution more than a passing trend.

To Market, to Market: 11 Tips for Parents Joining the Food Revolution

Emma Jenner | Posted 07.16.2013 | Parents
Emma Jenner

If you have a picky eater who's well out of toddlerhood, do not despair! Whether you've gotten a bit off track with meals or are just starting to introduce solid foods, now is the perfect time to get going in the right direction.

Do We Need a Health Revolution?

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 06.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

We are raising a generation of Americans who don't know their way around a kitchen or how to prepare a meal from scratch. That is why I have invited everyone to join me in an Eat-In tomorrow, April 7.

Is the Dietitians' Trade Group in Bed With the Junk Food Industry?

Ocean Robbins | Posted 04.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Ocean Robbins

Could there be any connection between the millions of dollars in sponsorship the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics receives from junk food manufacturers, and a seeming lack of initiative on behalf of the public welfare?

The Food Trend I Want To See In 2013

Will Levitt | Posted 03.11.2013 | Taste
Will Levitt

An education in cooking must always take place by the stove, and a healthy relationship with food will always begin and end in the kitchen.

How the Food Movement Is Gaining Strength

Ocean Robbins | Posted 02.11.2013 | Green
Ocean Robbins

More and more people are realizing that our food chain is in crisis. Big agribusiness would probably like us all to continue munching on highly processed, genetically engineered, chemical-laden, pesticide-contaminated pseudo-foods. But the tide of history is turning.

Is Animal Cruelty Doomed?

Ocean Robbins | Posted 01.26.2013 | Green
Ocean Robbins

In a reality that does not please fans of Wilber or Babe, between 60 to 70 percent of the more than five million breeding pigs in the United States are kept in crates too small for them to so much as turn around.

Will Ferrell Playing a School Food Reformer? Why I'm Worried

Bettina Elias Siegel | Posted 10.07.2012 | Home
Bettina Elias Siegel

A film about the notion that if a school just has enough "heart" and "pluck," kids can eat organic lettuce and free-range chicken instead of canned peas and nuggets does a real disservice to the thousands of school food directors in this country.

Jamie Oliver Speaks With People Around the Globe on Food Revolution Day (VIDEO)

Robyn O'Brien | Posted 07.22.2012 | Home
Robyn O'Brien

Obesity is a leading preventable cause of death worldwide. To address it, Jamie Oliver launched the first-ever, global Food Revolution Day which took place in 620 cities around the globe.

Jamie Oliver: Why Aren't We Mandating Food Education?

Jamie Oliver | Posted 07.17.2012 | Home
Jamie Oliver

The Food Revolution and Food Revolution Day is about empowering people through education or, frankly, just inspiring people to be more street-wise about food, where it comes from and how it affects their bodies.

Real Life Lesson from Real Life DoGooders: Reject the Status Quo to Solve Critical Problems

Marc Ozburn | Posted 07.09.2012 | Impact
Marc Ozburn

The underlying theme to America's central struggles over recent years is that they're problems created over time and ignored as they grew in size and scale.

Can We Feed 9 Billion People?

Reuters | Laurie Goering | Posted 07.02.2012 | Green

By Laurie Goering LONDON, May 2 (AlertNet) - In flood-hit fields in the Philippines, farmers are testing a hardy new variety of rice th...

Will You Join The 'Food Revolution'?

Posted 04.28.2012 | Green

He’s a chef, author, restaurateur and TV personality who has launched a food revolution, bringing healthier eating to communities, schools and homes...

Jamie Oliver Is Fighting the Right Battles

Gino Campagna | Posted 01.18.2012 | Home
Gino Campagna

One of the things Jamie talked about was a grand plan involving UCLA and the Food Revolution and the creation of a center dedicated to good food.