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Week in Film: Neighbors, Chef and more

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.09.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Neighbors may not be a particularly well-thought-out film (huge third-act problems). But it has some of the biggest sustained laughs of the summer.

The Pig in My Fridge

Emma Tattenbaum-Fine | Posted 06.03.2013 | Taste
Emma Tattenbaum-Fine

The things that show up in my fridge these days (now that I live with a chef) are much closer to alive than they look by the time they reach Key Foods.

A More Sustainable Mother's Day

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 05.08.2013 | Green
Danielle Nierenberg

Planting a vegetable garden at home is not only a fun Mother's Day activity, but is also an excellent way to make sure that Mom has fresh produce available for the rest of the summer.

Vegetarian Like Me: Meatless Milestone

Hilary Sheinbaum | Posted 02.13.2013 | Food
Hilary Sheinbaum

Perhaps the unpleasant memory of making a meaty meal had faded from my mind, or maybe I missed having more options on my menu. Either way, it was a personal decision to give up meat and an entirely new one when I reintroduced it to my diet.

The Era of the Celebrity Farmer

Katherine Gustafson | Posted 01.02.2013 | Food
Katherine Gustafson

We have indeed entered the era of the celebrity farmer. But all over the country, small farmers -- some of whom have been at it for decades with scant recognition -- are finding themselves catapulted to rock-star status.

Industrial Chicken Farmer From 'Food, Inc.' Switches To Sustainable Farming

Posted 08.10.2012 | Food

Remember Carole Morison from the documentary "Food, Inc."? She was the chicken farmer under contract with Perdue, the country's third largest chicken ...

Michael Pollan: "World's 7 Most Powerful Foodies"

Alex Formuzis | Posted 01.08.2012 | Food
Alex Formuzis

Famed food writer/philosopher Michael Pollan has picked the seven individuals he considers to be the most powerful voices in the good food movement from around the world.

Feeding Our Families and Our Farmers

Mike Callicrate | Posted 12.02.2011 | Food
Mike Callicrate

In the last 30 years, 90 percent of our pork producers, more than 80 percent of our dairymen, and more than 40 percent of our ranchers have been driven out of business. Is this what we want?

New Documentary Tries To Argue For Sustainability Without Polemics

Posted 11.07.2011 | Food

American Meat is by no means the first movie to make a case for sustainable husbandry. 2006's fictional adaptation of Eric Schlosser's Fast Food Natio...

WATCH: The Best Food In America

Daniel Klein | Posted 10.09.2011 | Food
Daniel Klein

Diving for sea urchin, urban gardens in New Orleans, catfish noodling, frog gigging, conspiracy theorists, geoducks and morel hunting are just a few o...

The Future Of Food Guides?

Chris Elam | Posted 08.13.2011 | Food
Chris Elam

What if there was a place where you could learn about the exact foods you were eating -- in real time -- whether you were at your family dinner table, in a favorite restaurant, or even alongside a food truck?

Food, Inc.: From Screen To Social Action

The Daily Meal | Posted 07.19.2011 | Food

Over the course of my career I have made films about a broad range of subjects, immersing myself in each while making the film. It was not until Food,...

Eric Schlosser: Why Being A Foodie Isn't Elitist

Eric Schlosser in the Washington Post | Posted 07.02.2011 | Food

At the American Farm Bureau Federation's annual meeting this year, Bob Stallman, the group's president, lashed out at "self-appointed food elitists" w...

I Am Review: Hollywood Director Exlores What's Right with the World

Dan Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Siegel

As the world is transfixed by remarkable change in the Middle East, America's popcorn culture distracts us with another Nicholas Cage road rage movie ...

HuffPost's Greatest Person Of The Day: Barbara Kowalcyk, Food Safety Advocate

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Every day on HuffPost, we're highlighting one 'Greatest Person'- an exceptional individual who is confronting the country's economic and political cri...

The Biggest Election Showdown is WHERE?

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeffrey Smith

Michael Pollan said "For the food movement," this may be "the most important election this year." Slow Food chef Kurt Michael Friese named it, The Mo...

So, You Think You Earn an Honest Living?

Crystal Syben Haidl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Crystal Syben Haidl

While Tea Partiers, pundits, lobbyists and mid-term candidates are out-shouting mantras on how to fix the system, the one thing almost everyone agrees...

Our Food Supply: The Next Frontier

Francine Hardaway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Francine Hardaway

The gating factor for huge sustainable change in the food production system, I conclude, isn't the availability of better food production and processing technology, but the perverse subsidies of the agriculture industry.

ReThink Interview: Lawrence Bender and Lucy Walker on Countdown to Zero and Nuclear Weapons

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Why are nuclear weapons so far off our collective radars when they retain the potential to extinguish millions of lives -- if not all life on the planet -- in mere minutes?

Where is Your Food From? Not Even Restaurant Owners Know

Jonathan Daniel Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jonathan Daniel Harris

Restaurant owners must lead the way if we are to change the way we raise cattle and serve meat. I'd encourage restaurants to offer the genuine product and then advertise the hell out of it.

Food, Inc.'s Eric Schlosser Urges Senate to Pass Food Safety Bill

Jean Halloran | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jean Halloran

Schlosser is joining with Consumers Union to urge consumers to fight for passage of FDA food safety reform legislation, which passed the House last year and is now stalled awaiting action in the Senate.

Will Big Ag Continue its Pointless Crusade Against Real Food on PBS?

Kurt Michael Friese | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kurt Michael Friese

As food issues come out of the foodie fringe and into the mainstream, moneyed special interests are beginning to fear for their bottom lines just a little bit.

Greenwashing Corn: Industrial Ag Tries to Bolster its Tarnished Image

Donald Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Donald Carr

EWG can hardly wait to get our invitation to hear how the corn growers are going to boost their image with environmentalists by growing more corn.

Farmers Look for Justice in the Poultry Industry

Dave Murphy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Dave Murphy

Poultry farmers face daily fear, uncertainty and intimidation from the companies they contract with. This type of intimidation is a clear sign of how powerful and arrogant these companies have grown.

Michelle: Talk to Your Husband About Obesity

Stanton Peele | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stanton Peele

Corn production is heavily subsidized by the government, masking its environmental, transportation, and processing costs.