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Good Food Movement

Fixing Food in Four Minutes or Less

Anna Lappé | Posted 02.18.2014 | Food
Anna Lappé

When I launched the first-ever Real Food Media short films contest, I didn't know what I was getting myself into. I just knew that there were incredible stories of people farming, growing, cooking, sharing food and fighting to fix our broken food system that people weren't hearing.

Will Feds Bankrupt Small Farms With Food Safety Rules?

Jim Slama | Posted 11.07.2013 | Food
Jim Slama

To grow the supply, we need federal policies and programs that support, not hinder, existing and new farmers in their efforts to grow more fruits and vegetables for local markets.

Should Your Zip Code Determine How Long You Live?

Dr. Gail Christopher | Posted 04.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Gail Christopher

Here in the United States, a zip code can tell us a lot about how well and how long you'll live. So can census tracts. Most people are stunned to hear the differences.

Walmart and the Good Food Movement

Eric Holt Gimenez | Posted 12.05.2011 | Food
Eric Holt Gimenez

If good jobs and a diversified food system are key to food security, we cannot afford to be fooled into thinking that Walmart is working for the Good Food movement.

Let's Ask Marion Nestle: How Did Junk Food and Obesity Become a Red State / Blue State Debate?

Kerry Trueman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Kerry Trueman

I cornered NYU Professor of Nutrition Marion Nestle to ask why the issues of junk food and obesity have become so incredibly politicized.

Just Food's Let Us Eat Local: Where Sustainability And Good Food Are Stars

Katherine Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Katherine Goldstein

What's so inspiring about combining a love for food with a passion for the environment is that you can see, feel and taste your values -- you can put your money where your mouth is.

Jamie Oliver Turns the Spotlight on Our Own Homegrown Heroes

Kerry Trueman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kerry Trueman

We've heard from the right that the new health care law is a "baby killer." But aren't taxpayer dollars already killing our children? That's essentially the premise of ABC's Food Revolution, which debuts tonight.

Is Becoming A Farmer The New American Dream?

Chelsea Green | Makenna Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

In the post-Omnivore's Dilemma reality, where farmer Joel Salatin is known far outside his county, it doesn't take a genius to say it: farming has tot...

Plotting Michelle Obama's Next Food Move

Grist | Tom Laskawy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

For anyone still doubting the food-related ambitions of First Lady Michelle Obama, the WaPo's Jane Black wishes to disabuse you. In an article that ch...

Street Farmer Genius: Will Allen And Future of the Good-Food Movement

nytimes.com | ELIZABETH ROYTE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Like others in the so-called good-food movement, Allen, who is 60, asserts that our industrial food system is depleting soil, poisoning water, gobblin...