Add another question to those that we women usually ask ourselves before purchasing, i.e. "Do I like it?" "Can I afford it?" and "Does it look good on me?" (Or, the converse, "Does this make me look fat?") The fourth question: "Is it sustainable?"
The first time I went to the Kroger here in North Carolina, it was literally dizzying. I had to hold onto the cart. How would I ever find anything, and HOW LONG would this shopping trip take?
by guest blogger Coach Mark Smallwood, Rodale Institute executive director The end of 2012 raised quite a few eyebrows and much ire as some quiet a...
With an increased awareness of food in our culture, buzzwords are showing up on labels and menus left and right. And aside from the terms that are USDA regulated, it's near impossible to know what is true. Here are terms you should know and understand.
With so much beauty and filth, food and poverty, happiness and stress, India is an overwhelming (and wonderful) place to film
Learning nutrition requirements and the importance of fruits and vegetables is only the first step. Students who know more about food and nutrition may be our best chance for reversing childhood obesity and will serve as role models for parents and communities.
From a small family farm being unable to afford the price tag of organic certification, to farmers lacking access to city markets, there is a long list of reasons why thousands of small-scale farms have difficulty bringing affordable, environmentally responsible goods to market.
With one in six Americans hungry, and one in eight worldwide, we have no excuse for taking the food we have for granted by throwing it away before it reaches our plates and then not recycling food scraps. Simple, easy adjustments in our daily lives can make a big difference.
Last night we went to an Italian restaurant. The food was delicious but by the time we got home my stomach felt like it had been inflated with a bicycle pump. I hung my tongue out, airing my taste buds. 'Too much garlic,' I said. This happens all the time. We have a nice dinner and then we suffer.
There's not a list that you can just memorize and live by. Good eating requires a life-style change. It requires more time to learn, more time to shop, and more time to cook. It all begins with better education.
Costa Rica is about the size of West Virginia, yet it has some of the most varied landscapes and wildlife on earth.
Although you can get organic wines in Whole Foods and Trader Joes, how can you find out more about them, and who are the champions for drinking the good (organic) stuff? There's not much on that label that tells you what's really in the wine.
At the time, it seemed quixotic to campaign against GMOs. The FDA and USDA were blithely rolling on their backs for multinational corporations that were poised to reap billions of dollars in profit from the technology. Now I see the error of my ways.
I recently went to visit a dear friend, a long time resident of Sonoma, who happens to be very plugged into the Sonoma culinary scene, and I got to see just what makes insider-Sonoma so special.
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Her entrepreneurship, delicious food and ethical and inspiring way of life could lead to a new food movement in China.