Thoughts on Organic Tomatoes in the Winter

Thoughts on Organic Tomatoes in the Winter

When people buy organic, they know they are not only making a better choice for their family, but also for the planet. Organic farming practices are, after all, sustainable. Turns out that things are not as clear cut. Take a … Continue reading

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Meat Labels: No More Minced Words

Meat Labels: No More Minced Words

This is a guest blog post by Kirsten L. Grieshaber. You’re a well-intentioned consumer.  You know that eating sustainably raised meat is better for you, your taste buds, the environment, public health, and the livelihoods of farmers who support responsible … Continue reading

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Seven More Recession Shopping Trends

Seven More Recession Shopping Trends

The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) has recently published their 2009 U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends report. Here are some interesting tidbits: 1. A three stage behavior in cutting back on food spending: stage 1 – switching from sit down fare to … Continue reading

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Chef Alice Waters on 60 Minutes: “Looking for Flavor”

Chef Alice Waters on 60 Minutes: “Looking for Flavor”

Alice Waters is a celebrated chef and one of the leaders of the organic and slow food movements in the US. She appeared tonight on CBS’s 60 minutes [12:31 minutes]: Watch CBS Videos Online Some tidbits from the interview: Looking … Continue reading

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