Mark Bittman, author of How To Cook Everything, discusses his latest book Food Matters: A Guide to Conscious Eating.
Should food be treated as a precious commodity, or simply a commodity when expedient to just throw out? Jonathan Bloom, journalist, and author of Wasted Food Blog, believes food is too valuable to waste. In this segment, Bloom offers some suggestions for supermarkets on ways they can reduce the tremendous amount of food that gets […]
Damascus, Oregon (population: 10,000) ponders how to integrate existing urban agriculture into its future urban fabric. Damascus, Oregon is located about 20 miles southeast of Portland, incorporating the surrounding communities of Damascus and Carver to become a city in 2004. It occupies roughly 10,000 acres (16 miles); now designated inside the Portland Metropolitan urban growth […]
There’s more to eating than just its effect upon our health. Pleasure, a sense of community, our sense of connection with nature, these are all highly important aspects of eating that may get overlooked. In this segment with Deborah Kane of Ecotrust, Michael Pollan discusses our over-reliance upon science to guide us in our food […]
It’s not a pretty picture. This gritty reality may force a re-examination of our values and our beliefs about people caught within the throes of poverty. The people profiled in this video appear far from being crazy and helpless. Yet, for different reasons, they choose to obtain at least some of their food out of […]
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