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First Crumb: The Who, What & Why

Welcome to Courses & Crumbs! My name is Jacqueline Grady Smith and I started this blog in May 2016 as a way to track and record what I’m learning about food and its history, culture and politics. 375 more words


Soda Politics gets Presidential: Sanders v. Clinton on soda taxes | Food Politics

Talk about soda politics! I can hardly believe it but soda taxes have become an issue in the Democratic primary campaign.

This started when Hillary Clinton… 640 more words

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Defining the Anthropocene

(Published in Village Magazine, January 2013)

This is an interview with environmental historian Professor John Robert McNeill of Georgetown University author of Mosquito Empires: Ecology and War in the Greater Caribbean, 1620-1914 (2010); The Human Web (2003); and Something New Under the Sun: An Environmental History of the 20th-century World (2000) 1,280 more words

It's about the person holding the megaphone

Last week I guest lectured to a strategic communications seminar class of undergraduate juniors and seniors at the University of Minnesota, many of whom have a particular interest in health. 617 more words

WASTED - The Great American Dilemma of Food Waste

The average household wastes up to $2,000 each year in food thrown away. With an average income of around 50,000 in the U.S., this means 4% of our income is going directly into our trash cans. 505 more words

Project Verified?

April 24, 2015

One of the regular readers of the Thornapple Blog posted a photo of the Non-GMO Project Verified label on Facebook this week. This occasions a deep philosophical quandary: What’s the difference between “project verified” and “process verified”? 945 more words


Shrimp and clams pasta

Clam/Shrimp pasta In White Wine Butter Sauce Recipe shrimp scampi pasta scampi.this is a simple easy somewhat healthy seafood recipe to cook and will impress everyone. 174 more words