"Hunger in the U.S. is a solvable problem."

Posted by on Apr 7, 2014 | 1 comment

There is an alarming amount of hunger in the United States, despite our collective wealth. This fact has been cited so often that it has...

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NYT: new farm bill "more whole grain than white bread"

Posted by on Mar 11, 2014 | 4 comments

Interesting read in the New York Times over the weekend. The article provides analysis of the new farm bill, making the case that things...

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New nutrition labels escalate war on calories

Posted by on Mar 4, 2014 | 2 comments

For the first time in more than two decades, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration wants to change the way nutrition labels on food...

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Vermont farm to plate movement feeds supply and demand

Posted by on Feb 25, 2014 | 1 comment

Yesterday I talked with Amy Ivy  (of Coop. Extension) about a neat event in Plattsburgh Saturday afternoon that’ll bring people who...

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The food industry's "Inconvenient Truth"?

Posted by on Jan 22, 2014 | 3 comments

A new documentary that showed at Sundance last weekend accuses the food industry of being the 21st century's Big Tobacco –...

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