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Meatless Monday: Cheap Eats for Tough Times

Ellen Kanner | Posted 07.11.2016 | Green
Ellen Kanner

These are challenging days for those of us who eat. Food's expensive. The climate change we're experiencing is killing our crops and is going to make ...

Food Party Politics: Talking With Wholesome Wave's Nischan

Donald Carr | Posted 03.09.2016 | Green
Donald Carr

If the "good food" movement is going to unite into a formidable political force for change -- something like a national Food Party -- then it's going to have to rely in part on existing groups and activists as a foundation.

#IdeasDay Was Our Great Idea, Celebrate by Sharing Yours!

Chicago Ideas | Posted 02.11.2016 | Chicago
Chicago Ideas

Three years ago, Chicago Ideas had epiphany. With holidays for saints, parents, pizza and meteorologically-gifted groundhogs, somehow no one had dedic...

Meatless Monday: Cheap Eats For Tough Times

Ellen Kanner | Posted 07.23.2012 | Green
Ellen Kanner

On a $33 food budget, "there's nothing extra for indulgences." Standing in the checkout line, "holding my breath, wondering, am I going to have enough money for this, or do the walk of shame and put something back on the shelf -- that was an entirely new experience."

Meatless Monday: Small, Sustainable World

Ellen Kanner | Posted 05.19.2012 | Green
Ellen Kanner

It's a small world, as Walt Disney told us. And we're all hungry. I was thinking of this last week in Anaheim, where 60,000 of us converged.

A Visit to My Kitchen: Michel Nischan

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Maria Rodale

Michel Nishan is in my kitchen today, talking about living his life organically in terms of both food and sports. Read what he has to say about how hi...

October and Pumpkins

Cheryl Carlesimo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Cheryl Carlesimo

Autumn Leaves The falling leaves drift by the window The autumn leaves of red and gold. Nat King Cole October means so many things to me. It's the b...

Chef Michel Nischan Brings 'Wholesome Wave' Initiative To Struggling Gulf Families

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

In 2007, chef Michel Nischan founded Wholesome Wave, a nonprofit organization helping needy families get access to fresh local foods. Wholesome Wave b...

The Dressing Room, A Rave Review

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Maria Rodale

I've been meaning to get to Michel Nischan's restaurant The Dressing Room in Westport, Connecticut, for years. I first met him when he was the chef at...

Michel Nischan, Chef, Brings Farmers Markets To Families On Food Stamps

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

When his son was diagnosed with diabetes, Chef Michel Nischan quickly became aware of the connection between health and the affordability of nutritiou...

Cooking for Solutions Sustainable Foods Institute: a Sampling of Upcoming Talks (VIDEO)

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rebecca Gerendasy

Cooking for Solutions is a yearly event at the Monterey Bay Aquarium to raise awareness about the choices we make regarding seafood, the impact those ...