10 Ways to Celebrate Food Day
Food Day, held each year on October 24, is dedicated to raising awareness about the impact our diets have on our health, the environment, and the people who produce our food. Want to join in the fun? Here are ten ideas for making the most of this national celebration of healthy, affordable, and sustainable food.1. […]
Farmers’ Markets Are Good for Communities…Right?
Vegetables at the Dane County Farmers’ Market. Photo courtesy of Bill Lubing. Farmers’ markets practically glow with wholesome virtue: Shop here, they promise, and you can help build a sustainable, healthy food system! But without the data to buttress those claims, it’s hard to know whether farmers’ markets are actually meeting those goals or how […]
Groceries as Communities for Change
Photo: Kathy Geissler Best / SF [via SF Gate] One year after Occupy Oakland, we find that what seemed to have so much potential produced little to resolve our communities’ social and economic problems. Yet the Occupy Wall Street movement did illuminate a very important and growing sentiment: People want to have a meaningful role […]