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David Korten: Capitalism, Democracy, and Food (Video)

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 01.02.2012 | Green
Rebecca Gerendasy

David Korten argues that both "peak oil" and climate change makes it imperative that we transition to a more localized food economy to insure continued access to adequate food supplies.

The Food Debate and Rio+20: Both Sides Now

Sara Franklin | Posted 07.27.2011 | Green
Sara Franklin

More than empty rhetoric and business as usual, Via Campesina plans to arrive at Rio+20 armed with their grievances as well as solutions.

Global Holiday Cocktails and Appetizers

OneTravel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
OneTravel

Are you hosting a dinner or cocktail party this holiday season? Tired of serving the same old cheese plate, cookies and cocktails? Then draw from your travels for culinary inspiration.

Taco Bell Comes To India

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

From The Associated Press: LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Yum Brands Inc. opened its first Taco Bell restaurant in India on Tuesday in Bangalore. The compa...

A Taco, Deconstructed, Shows Globalization Of Food Production

GOOD | Twilight Greenaway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Look closely enough at anything and you can start to see the sum of its parts. Even, for instance, a single taco, which, when examined recently by a g...

UN World Food Program Faces 'Dire Shortage'

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The UN food agency says it is facing critical funding shortages that have forced it to cut aid deliveries to millions of people facing starvation....

Ug99 Fungus: Wheat Stem Rust Threatens 80 Percent Of World's Wheat

LA Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The spores arrived from Kenya on dried, infected leaves ensconced in layers of envelopes. Working inside a bio-secure greenhouse outfitted with moti...

Nowruz: A Holiday Rich in Culinary Symbolism

Megan Baaske | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Megan Baaske

Today marks the start of Nowruz, the Persian New Year. Observed throughout parts of the Middle East and Asia, the thirteen-day celebration is particul...