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Sustainable Food Systems

The Future of Food: 5 Ingredients That Your Children's Children Will Call Dinner

Vincent Kitirattragarn | Posted 12.10.2013 | Green
Vincent Kitirattragarn

Food companies have the challenge of turning the unpalatable into the delectable and changing long-standing cultural norms about what we put into our mouths. It is possible to fill seven billion bellies with nutrient-rich foods; but we're going to have to embrace some unorthodox ingredients.

Can Food Studies Make Us Better Shoppers?

Fabio Parasecoli | Posted 06.18.2012 | College
Fabio Parasecoli

Why does Food Studies attract students? Does it actually contribute to their education as individuals and as citizens? I do think that Food Studies can help us become better shoppers, and hopefully achieve much more than that.

It's 2050: Can We Feed Nine Billion People Sustainably?

The New Republic | Bradford Plumer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Sometime around 2050, there are going to be nine billion people roaming this planet--two billion more than there are today. It's a safe bet that all t...

Raj Patel: The Value Of Nothing, Part 1 (VIDEO)

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rebecca Gerendasy

Raj Patel, food activist, scholar, and author of two important books: Stuffed and Starved: The Hidden Battle for the World Food System and his new boo...

NYC Climate Summit Puts the Focus on Food

Kerry Trueman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Kerry Trueman

We could find true prosperity, improve our health, and fight global warming all at once. How? By transforming the way we produce, distribute, consume and dispose of our food.

The Big 'Green Apple': First New York City Food Charter with 10 Principles for a Sustainable Food System

Alexa Van de Walle | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Alexa Van de Walle

New York City has made national news with its sweeping sustainability strategy, PlaNYC; however, despite its ambition, PlaNYC does not address our broken food system, which has fueled the obesity epidemic.