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11 Chefs Changing the Food System

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 09.02.2013 | Green
Danielle Nierenberg

Each of these 11 chefs is a pioneer in the sustainability movement. Let their food philosophies serve as an inspiration for your own Independence Day festivities!

Meatless Monday: What's For School Lunch?

Ellen Kanner | Posted 12.15.2012 | Green
Ellen Kanner

I remember school cafeteria food -- with a certain amount of horror -- but not actually eating it. What I remember was our lunch lady cashier, who was huge and mustached and who scared the bejesus out of me. Once, as I paid for lunch, I dropped a coin into my spaghetti.

Beyond The Edible Schoolyard: Senior Citizens and the Quality Food Quagmire

Elissa Altman | Posted 12.25.2011 | Food
Elissa Altman

The quality of food fed to seniors by assisted living facilities and senior centers will continue to plummet unless we begin to place the same level of importance and social value in what and how we feed them as we do our children.

Robin Wilkey

Alice Waters On Her Next Project, Favorite Foods And 40 Years Of Chez Panisse

HuffingtonPost.com | Robin Wilkey | Posted 10.24.2011 | San Francisco

Who: The great Alice Waters: the chef, author, mother, farmer, food justice ambassador and founder of Berkeley restaurant, Chez Panisse, who has chang...

Meatless Monday: Forty Years Of Hope, Great Eats And Chez Panisse

Ellen Kanner | Posted 10.22.2011 | Green
Ellen Kanner

You don't need to have eaten at Chez Panisse to be shaped by the restaurant which celebrates its 40th anniversary this week. You don't even have to l...

$5 Lunch With Alice Waters? Here's What's On The Menu

Robin Wilkey | Posted 10.18.2011 | San Francisco

Rumors of the events surrounding next week's 40th anniversary of legendary restaurant Chez Panisse have been spreading faster than rumors of a new pop...

America's Best School Lunches

The Daily Meal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
The Daily Meal

Ask a group of school kids about "mystery meat" and they may have no idea what you're talking about, not if they're on the feeding end of national a...

Astrological Gardening: Voodoo or Cool?

Annie Spiegelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Annie Spiegelman

Some gardeners scoff at the idea of planting by the moon signs, while others claim the natural rhythms help make their crops more prolific. My feeling? Why not play around with it and see what happens?

PHOTOS: 9 Cool Community Gardens

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Whether in the backyard of a school or spanning acres of a neighborhood, community gardens are crucial to contemporary life. These edible landscapes c...

Levi's Print Workshop In The Mission

Piers Fawkes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Piers Fawkes

As part of their workwear promotion, jeans maker Levi's have started a series of workshop programs to engage the local communities. It's part of the c...

(Almost) Live from The Edible Institute in Santa Fe

Elissa Altman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Elissa Altman

It snowed. It snowed like I've never seen it snow before--enormous, dry, high desert flakes that blanketed the ground, shut down western highways, st...

Maui's Edible Garden for Children

Lorna Sass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lorna Sass

It surprised us to learn that despite the many farms on the island and trees dripping with citrus, many of the children living on Maui don't have access to fresh fruits and veggies and have no idea how they grow or where they come from.

Fast Food And Young Waistlines Make Lousy Neighbors

Halle Tecco | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Halle Tecco

In a study of over a million California ninth-graders over 8 years, researchers found the likelihood of obesity at schools near fast food restaurants was 5.2% higher than the state average.

Down the Rabbit Hole:The Hijacking of the Edible Schoolyard

Elissa Altman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Elissa Altman

What is it exactly that is so threatening about the concept of in-school food and agriculture education like The Edible Schoolyard? What is it that so peeved Caitlin Flanagan in a now-famous rant in The Atlantic?