Decisive Voting, Divisive Politics: What Was Won and What was Lost

A week ago our country came together to make some big decisions in a landmark election. The last couple of years have been rough for Americans. We faced unemployment, home foreclosures, mounting debt, and a rising uncertainty about our future. Young millennials are finding their options narrow upon graduation from college with fewer job opportunities and the …

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Why Food Day 2012 Matters

I haven't spent a whole lot of time on this blog discussing food policy the way I originally intended. I've gotten caught up in the minutia of recipes and my neverending emotional journey and that's led me astray from one of my original mission statements which is to facilitate dialogue about our global food epidemic. …

Article: Today’s Debate- Will Prop 37 Inspire a Real Food Movement?

I've had my issues with Michael Pollan in the past. I read In Defense of Food years ago and I kept getting frustrated by what I considered to be oversimplified conclusions to some complex issues. This pretty much summarizes my ongoing internal debate about nutrition. Sometimes I feel that learning the hard science behind human …