If we ever forgot, the 1,000-point plunge in the Dow Jones Industrial Average last Thursday should be a permanent reminder: We're all Greeks.
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We must find creative ways to reintroduce food in its broadest sense to children's everyday activities, starting with school, in order to close the knowledge gap between farm and plate.
Early pioneers of the sustainable food movement, with dirt on their hands, lessons learned and progress made, have played a critical role in blazing trails for new ventures.
Whole Foods' very presence in small regional markets undermines established relationships between regional food retailers and suppliers, including farmers, processors and related service providers.
"Personal responsibility" is used as a smoke screen to cover the tracks of industrial food, tracks that run roughshod over the mirage of choice and personal responsibility.
It is hard to understand how a handful of companies have amassed so much control over food ingredients found in an estimated 75 percent of processed foods in America's supermarkets.
Pro Food stands apart in its efforts to revitalize the entrepreneurial side of the American food system, with the express purpose of reestablishing the link between food and source, bringing together eaters and farmers in new, innovative ways.
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