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3rd Annual Yale Food Systems Symposium: New Alliances That Shape A Food Movement

Registration is now open for the third annual Yale Food Systems Symposium: a student-led collaboration between Yale Law School, Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, Yale School of Public Health, and Yale College. 89 more words


The political support that agroecology deserves and needs

Photo credit: Foodtank

Forms of agroecological transformation are already happening. But more must be done to bring examples to light, and to garner the political support that agroecology deserves and needs. 368 more words


The Right to Food, Part 2: The Actual Right to Food

So, as I intimated in my far-too-far in the past post (Life is easy! Art is hard!), to rationalize Human Rights one must either believe that a higher being gave us special powers, or that we, as a species, need a certain base level of equity in order to … well, pick your pet defense: live ethical lives; prevent constant war; fight the powers that be, whatever. 1,375 more words


Interesting Information: The Nine Ingredients For a Healthier America

Interesting Information:  November 17, 2014

“The Nine Ingredients For A Healthier America”

Friend Gina Caceci mailed me The Washington Post‘s copy of this opinion piece by Mark Bittman, Michael Pollan, Ricardo Salvador, and Olivier De Schutter. 157 more words

Interesting Information

Upcoming FoodiEvent: "Sustainable Diets - what is a good diet for the 21st century?"

The term ‘Sustainable Diets’ has always been an intrigue of mine and something that is becoming increasingly crucial as we move away from strictly nutritious, healthy  595 more words


How Right I Was

Several weeks ago in this space, I speculated that “smart people” would address the “obesity epidemic” by regulating the American diet.  How right I was. 390 more words

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Great start for the free, on-line Food Systems Academy launched Monday 27 October

I’m delighted that the new on-line, open education resource, the Food Systems Academy got off to a great start yesterday.

Many thanks to all those who have already tweeted – @FoodSystemsAcad – and blogged about it. 341 more words