Lately there has been a lot of hoopla in the Big Apple about the federal food stamp program, now officially known by the snappy acronym SNAP (the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program). Everybody, it seems, has an opinion.
After taking note of the fact that there are no overweight children in my son's class, including those who receive government, aid I realized that serving a very limited selection of simple food isn't such a bad idea after all.
When autumn rolls around we begin to see many beautiful squashes and gourds. While they look pretty on a tablescape, the health benefits of the veggies and fruit that pop up this time of year are vast.
What roles can corporations play in transforming urban landscapes? This year a Japanese company constructed a bold new building in Tokyo's central business district that brings nature into the work environment and out to the street.