Posts Tagged ‘food system’

Hacking the Food System In the Public Interest

Hacking the Food System In the Public Interest

How do you turn an unwieldy piece of massive, but vital legislation, into something immediately relevant to the public, at large?

Countdown to World Food Day

Countdown to World Food Day

When you sit down to a meal, do you ever wonder where the ingredients come from?

Six Speak Out on Preventing Cruelty on the Farm

Six Speak Out on Preventing Cruelty on the Farm

May 11, 2011 A variety of voices are being raised on NYTime’s ‘Room for Debate‘ opinion page this week, with the subject header being Preventing Cruelty on the Farm. This is an important topic that warrants discussion as a number of states consider changing laws that prohibit photographs or filming of a farm without that […]

The Unconventional Harvest: My Visit to an Amish Farm in New York

The Unconventional Harvest: My Visit to an Amish Farm in New York

I began to ramble about why I was here: my quest for better knowledge about the American food system, and modern life that the self-sufficient Amish seem to offer an enviable alternative. Excerpt 4.

The Unconventional Harvest: On the Road to Find the Future of Food and Farming

The Unconventional Harvest: On the Road to Find the Future of Food and Farming

Why did I spend 5 months pedaling 4,300 miles across the country to rediscover our food system? Excerpt 1.