Josephine Miller is changing the way we live our lives each and every day. Miller a driving force behind implementing plastic bag and Styrofoam bans in Santa Monica, California.
This Mother's Day, let us remember mothers and women who understood the patriotic nature of standing up for wholesome food, of standing up for the health of young children who would become our future.
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You might expect me to say that environmentalists should say no to meat, and that we should focus on changing what people eat in the interest of saving the planet. But it's not quite so simple.
Food systems are an important area for scrutiny. New agricultural ideas and actions are essential amid rising climate stress, a growing human population, widespread degradation of ecosystems, and rampant food insecurity.
This week over one billion people in 192 countries celebrated Earth Day. We planted trees, shared recycling tips, pledged action to combat climate c...
Unfortunately, harvesting puts the ramp's ability to multiply in jeopardy. In recent years, the enthusiasm for these wild plants has caused many patches of ramps to be completely decimated by over-zealous purveyors.
Being aware of the environmental costs that unsustainable farming and eating practices can have on the environment, and making food choices accordingly, can help to fight climate change and protect the environment.
As we think about Earth day and what that means to each of us, take advantage of these simple and accessible ways to do your part. Your body and your planet will thank you.
In honor of Earth month, how to eat green on budget.
The reality of our dependence on toxic pesticides in the United States and around the world can be hard to stomach. The toxic chemicals we spray on our crops aren't just killing pests.
Whatever your thoughts on GMO foods or GMO fish, whether you eat them or avoid them, please take action. f you don't, the FDA will continue to spend American tax dollars asking the wrong questions.
Bittman brings out the joy in eating light, healthy meals for breakfast and lunch, and dives head first into a moderate omnivorous meal at dinner. It's about balance. It's about enjoyment. And it's also about eating less meat not just for health reasons, but for positive environmental impact.
While corner stores are often viewed negatively and blamed for contributing to the obesity epidemic, I've had the privilege over the past four years to view corner stores in a new light: as critical allies in improving the health of our communities.
How do I know what fish is ok to buy? One simple step we can all take is to buy wild domestic seafood.
Too often, the same people who work our fields during the day, planting and harvesting fresh produce, spend their evenings in line at the local food bank.
With this award, I continue to share my life's purpose to educate, demonstrate, and evangelize the need for sustainable food systems that public health first. There's no greater joy than to give life to these new models of hope.