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Perspective: Farmacology

How is human health connected to the health of our soil? Farmacology author and physician Daphne Miller explores the wisdom of farming and how it relates to you. In your first book, The Jungle Effect, you examined diets from all over the world. How did that exploration change your own diet? I have a much ... READ MORE 


Video: Bryant Terry, “What You Can Do”

In this short film, chef/author Bryant Terry suggests a few simple things all of us can do to work toward a more just, sustainable food system. 1)   Grow your own: Even if you don’t have a yard, you can grow many herbs–and even some vegetables–indoors or in a window box. Gardening at home is not ... READ MORE 


Perspective: Young Farmers

As America’s farmers retire, there are fewer new farmers to take their place. Lindsey Lusher Shute, Director of the National Young Farmers’ Coalition, discusses why this matters and what can be done to foster the next generation of farmers. Why do we need more young farmers? Lindsey Lusher Shute: The nation’s farmers are retiring faster ... READ MORE 


Perspective: Farmacology

How is human health connected to the health of our soil? Farmacology author and physician Daphne Miller explores the wisdom of farming and how it relates to you. In your first book, The Jungle Effect, you examined diets from all over the world. How did that exploration change your own diet? I have a much ... READ MORE 


Video: Michael Pollan, “No Free Lunch”

Remember that old adage you heard a million times growing up? “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” It may seem like a gross oversimplification, but as journalist Michael Pollan points out in this bite-sized video, the link between our dietary habits and our healthcare spending has become impossible to ignore. We pay less ... READ MORE 


Perspective: Future of Fish

Seafood is often the forgotten story of the food movement. Cheryl Dahle, Executive Director of Future of Fish, provides a big picture analysis of the issues, and points to some innovative solutions. What is Future of Fish? What unique role are you trying to play? Future of Fish is a nonprofit innovation hub for the ... READ MORE 


Video: Michael Pollan, “Supermarket Secrets”

In this video, journalist Michael Pollan helps us navigate the grocery store to find fresh, whole foods. Ready for your next trip to the supermarket? Here are some tips to make you a savvy shopper: Shop along the edges: Fresh fruits, vegetables, and other whole ingredients are placed around the edges of most supermarkets. Skip ... READ MORE 


   
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