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Slow Food President Steps Down

New York Times | Posted 06.01.2012 | Home

Slow Food USA, which focuses on preserving biodiversity and traditional foods, announced on Thursday the departure of its president, Josh Viertel, who...

A Week In The Life Of Slow Food President Josh Viertel

Posted 04.25.2012 | Home

Food Informants is a week-in-the-life series profiling fascinating people in the food world. We hope it will give you a first-hand look at the many di...

50 Most Powerful People in Food? Whose Food?

Jerusha Klemperer | Posted 03.21.2012 | Home
Jerusha Klemperer

This duality of sustainable food advocates on one end and industrial food giants on the other shows the growing power of each of the poles of our food system.

Meatless Monday: Labor Day Pains

Ellen Kanner | Posted 11.05.2011 | Green
Ellen Kanner

You want to be treated right on the job and you deserve to be. So do the people who grow our food.

Edible Radio Episode 98 Smart Food with Josh Viertel

Edible | Posted 11.02.2011 | Home
Edible

Listen to this podcast on Edible Radio. Smart Food is the Edible Radio podcast hosted by Jane Black. Jane's guest for this episode is Josh Viertel,...

Who Will Fix Food? Obama? Walmart? You?

Leslie Hatfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Leslie Hatfield

Those of us who still have jobs pay taxes, so we should care about how our tax dollars influence our food systems. Because the State of the Food Union is not strong. But it could be.

The Meatless Monday Thanksgiving Project -- 12 All-Star Recipes

Chris Elam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Chris Elam

So I reached out to friends, experts and visionaries -- people who really know their food. My double-question: what's your favorite meatless Thanksgiving dish, and what are you really thankful for?

Bold Changes, Great Leaders, Big Movements

Ambassador Swanee Hunt and Adria D. Goodson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Ambassador Swanee Hunt and Adria D. Goodson

Our country is facing a glut of complex problems that no single politician, political party, or other organization can solve in a lasting way, without help. For shifts of this magnitude, we need social movements and compelling leaders.

Meatless Monday: Labor Day Pains

Ellen Kanner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Purple mountain majesties, amber waves of grain, we've got it all, but one of America's greatest natural resources is you. Yeah, you sitting in your ...

Feeding Kids (Real) Food

Wesley Epplin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Wesley Epplin

Giving our kids healthy fresh foods at school stands to set an example of how to form lasting eating habits that can truly have a positive impact on their health.

The Revolution Will Not Be (Petrochemically) Fertilized

Kerry Trueman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kerry Trueman

Growing tomatoes has replaced throwing tomatoes as a form of protest; millions of Americans are looking to opt out of our toxic food chain by trying to grow some of their own food this year.