Food Day Keynote Speaker: “The Good Food Revolution: Freedom, Justice and Equity” Malik Yakini – Monday, October 16, 2017, 7:00 PM, Filene Auditorium, Moore Hall Malik Kenyatta Yakini is co-founder and the Executive Director of the Detroit Black Community Food Security Network (DBCFSN). DBCFSN operates a seven-acre urban farm and is spearheading the opening of […]
Bulldozer at Coventry landfill. Photo: Jonny Finity.
By Clare Innes
Why does Vermont care what you do with your food scraps?
It all started about a jillion years ago, when cave-dwelling humans needed somewhere to dump their leftovers. They tossed their banana peels into a hole in the ground and called it “Landfill […]
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Join Tom Philpott of Mother Jones Magazine and Michael Bomford of the Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems program of Kwantlen Polytechnic University for a rich, thought-provoking conversation about what the future […]
Photo courtesy of Solavore Works.
The best gift for the Holidays is a gift of life. You can do this by joining in on the campaign to help women in three Third-World countries. A woman receives a free solar oven when you buy one for yourself between now and the end of the […]
By Linda Prout
Yin foods cool us off and yang foods heat us up, according to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). This is good to know when temperatures reach triple digits or you are uncomfortably hot. It’s also helpful in winter when you can’t seem to warm up.
Yin foods, […]
Montpelier, VT – The GMO food industry suffered a defeat late yesterday when a federal court ruled that Vermont’s genetically engineered food labeling law – Act 120 – was constitutional. The decision came from Christina Reiss, Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of Vermont, and was celebrated by […]
Florida and Vermont Farmworkers and Local Co-Producer of Documentary Film Join Forces to Screen Award-Winning Food Chains Vermonters To Call Upon Wendy’s to Join Fair Food Program
Burlington, VT — On Wednesday April 1st, farmworkers from Florida and Vermont will join with Food Chains co-producer and Tomoatoland author Barry Estabrook for a film screening and […]
Cultivating Value From Foodscraps
The Composting Association of Vermont and the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources, Department of Environmental Conservation will host the ninth annual Vermont Organics Recycling Summit (VORS) at Vermont Technical College in Randolph Center, Vermont on Thursday, April 2, 2015. The theme for this year’s Summit is:
Cultivating Value From […]
by Roddy Scheer and Doug Moss
The Environmental Working Group (EWG), a non-profit dedicated to protecting human health and the environment through research, education and advocacy, launched its “Dirty Dozen Guide to Food Additives” in November 2014 to educate consumers about which food additives are associated with health concerns, which are restricted in […]
Although we have come a long way in recent years with regard to the safety and sustainability of our food supply, we still have a long way to go. Toxic pesticides are still used on the vast majority of U.S. grown crops, while other hormone-disrupting chemicals are omnipresent in our food packaging. And […]