November 22, 2010 Calcutta, India As the taste for fast food has increased over the years overseas, so has the waistband. “We never saw so many obese kids and adults before. In fact, obesity used to be associated with the Americans, known to be big eaters. Now we run into obese kids all the time [...]
This Organic Life tells the story of how Joan Dye Gussow began her first garden and her long quest to change the food system.
Willamette Valley organic seed breeder, Frank Morton, explains the benefits of open pollination in plant breeding.
What is the proper role for government to play with our food system?
There has also been close cooperation with the food industry in research into fortifying and enriching food products which might simplify school feeding in schools which lack space and food preparation facilities.—USDA National School Lunch Program History America was founded upon a set of ideals. None more inspiring than the notion through hard work and [...]
For almost all of agriculture existence, farmers were largely the stewards of the land and the crops that they grew.
Raj Patel explains what food sovereignty means, and why people around the world are fighting to have a say in their own food system.
In Raj Patel’s new book, The Value of Nothing, Patel explains what it means to have corporate monopolies that can manipulate both price and supply, coupled to a “free market” philosophy…