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This page contains a video playlist guide of food and sustainability leaders that have appeared on Cooking Up a Story from our interview and talk segments.
November 29, 2010 An op-ed piece by Michael Pollan and Eric Schlosser, in the New York Times, discussing the Food and Safety Modernization Bill (S510) which is yet to be passed. Here is a short an excerpt: “You would think that such reasonable measures to protect the health and safety of the American people would […]
November 24, 2010 In a very timely post, our friends at Nourish shared a video about a simple word, “nourish”, which was derived from the Latin nutrire. As many words do, this one also has different meanings. Many different thought leaders from the world of sustainable food and agriculture shared their interpretation of it. From […]
Paul Hawken eloquently explains how the price of food is divorced from its true costs, and what this really means for society.
There is probably no one left in the food and farming community who hasn’t heard the name Polyface, the Shenandoah Valley super-farm famous for its lush pastures, happy animals and natural husbandry overseen by self described “lunatic farmer” Joel Salatin. The farm has been featured in books and films, including Food, Inc. and Michael Pollan’s […]
April 27, 2010 Pam Mehnert, general manager of Outpost Natural Foods in the Milwaukee, WI, area, had an ‘Aha!’ moment and decided to challenge herself: stay out of the middle aisles of the grocery market, keep away from processed foods and over-packaged goods, and make from scratch all her meals and snacks. Her initial blog […]
March 26, 2010 Civil Eats recently wrote up an excellent list of food-related TED Talks given over the years – neatly compiled, summarized, and embedded for easy access and view-ability. Included are: Jamie Oliver, Mark Bittman, Ann Cooper, Dan Barber, Carolyn Steel, and Michael Pollan. A big note of thanks to @StaceySlate for taking the […]