Enjoy this harvest season. If you have not already done so, please visit your local farmers' market before summer ends. Meet your neighbors, make new friends, and buy tasty, nutritious food. A healthy, sustainable, and equitable food system is possible. We can make it happen.
Seated on a small bench, by a wooden recycled table, we relished the local food: cheese pies, salads, locally baked goods and more, enjoying what was not only good food, but also nourishing and healthy. Yet, this place was much more than just a restaurant.
The popularity of fish protein, in addition to an ever-growing world population, has led to a fishery crisis that spans the globe - and will only worsen if something isn't done.
In order to feed the estimated 9.6 billion people expected to be living on Earth by 2050, agriculture experts predict we'll need to increase food supplies by 70 to 110 percent, or as World Food Prize recipient Gebisa Ejeta said in 2010, "We'll have to learn to produce as much food in the next four decades as we have since the beginning of civilization."
Just as road trips are a journey and an adventure, eating dishes prepared by Dante are a journey and an adventure. His unique creativity is manifested through classically executed seasonal cuisine and you can almost taste his food just talking to him.
This cookbook was written for novice vegetarian cooks seeking to learn learn vegetarian cuisine and the seasoned veteran chefs looking to raise the bar on their vegan cooking skills.
Original Unverpackt (Originally Unpackaged) is a Berlin-based supermarket which demonstrates one very simple way we can cut down on the amount of waste we produce in our day to day lives.
Photo Credit: © 2015 GRACE Communications Foundation I am a hockey mom through and through. Despite working full time (a...
Collins Nyamadzawo walked into a rural Zimbabwean school where he was a volunteer and caught sight of two students sitting on the floor, one using the other's back on which to write.
Is it the specific theme -- food -- that resonates so deeply?
While these big-money packaged food leaders seemingly want to promote cutting calories, my hope is that one day they will want to promote something that is not just a healthier option (as in less dangerous) but is truly healthy.
The World Exposition in Milan recently opened in Italy with the theme Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life. Its admirable goal is "to guarantee healthy, safe, and sufficient food for everyone, while respecting the Planet and its equilibrium."
Once Memorial Day has passed, it seems that farmers market season in Chicago has truly begun.
Have our carnivorous ways become too much for Planet Earth? The short answer is yes. No matter how you slice it, red meat is not environmentally...
The reality is that we must improve agriculture if we want to feed the 870 million people who face hunger today, not to mention the 11 billion people who will inhabit the planet by 2100.
With a bit of agricultural feng shui we could be well on our way to a more effective, efficient and enduring system of resource management.
We can stop showering, stop watering our lawns, and stop ordering water in restaurants, but the water used to raise and slaughter millions of cows, pigs, and chickens in California will still drain the state dry.