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FOOD IS POLITICS

FOOD IS POLITICS The food industry plays politics just as well as any other industry. Food politics underlie all politics. There's no industry more important to us or more fundamentally linked to our well-being and the future well-being of our children. Corporate...

Food Equity Part 3: What Can Be Done

PART THREE: FOOD INSECURITY - WHAT CAN BE DONE ABOUT IT? "The future of nations will depend on how they feed themselves." -Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin We need to work tirelessly to address this issue in the U.S., we need to engage our families, friends, and elected...

FOOD EQUITY – PART ONE – WHERE DOES IT FIT IN?

FOOD EQUITY: Everybody has access to healthy, fresh food - the right to quality food. Just because a person is poor doesn't mean they shouldn't have access to healthy food. A Brief, But Necessary Departure From My Regular Themes Have you been watching and reading the...

Shopping for Produce A – Z: BEETS & BEET GREENS

And their colors are beautiful; red and yellow beets are packed with antioxidants. Don't throw away the tops! They're sweet with a spinach-like flavor and have even more antioxidants than the roots. They contain anthocyanins  giving them the red color and they also...

Use Bananas for an Effective Home Made Cough & Bronchitis Remedy

     Banana, Honey & Water Make a Safe and Tasty Remedy for the Whole FamilyIt's cough and cold season and there's nothing worse than your body being wracked day in and day out with a nasty cough. Did you know that bananas are one of your best allies in fighting a...

Shopping for Produce A – Z: BANANAS

Most of us know bananas are a great source of potassium. But, did you know a small proportion of that potassium is the unstable radioactive isotope potassium-40? Want superpowers?? Sorry, you won't get them from the radiation by eating bananas.Using calculations based...

Producer Stories: THE LEADING LADIES OF NATURAL SNACKS

     Six Craveable        Women-Owned Snacks Brands You Should Know AboutSoom Foods We love these innovative sister-founders for reenergizing a sauce usually found blended with hummus: tahini! Shelby Zitelman, Jackie (Zitelman) Horvitz and Amy Zitelman bring the...