Marion Nestle’s post on March 24th disappointed me. I think her doubts of the Princeton study have validity, but it’s hard to tell as they were quickly refuted by one of the study’s authors. This aside, Nestle went on to
If you missed it, the first episode of Food Revolution will re-air tonight (3/26/10) on ABC at 8pm (PDT). The second episode will air at 9pm. Food Revolution will air regularly on Friday nights. I’m absolutely ecstatic about Jamie Oliver’s
Thanks to Princeton University, the Corn Refiners Association will have to revamp their “Sweet Surprise” ad campaign. Apparently, if you process and chemically alter corn to produce high fructose corn syrup, then a Calorie is no longer just a Calorie.
1. Eating local produce encourages eating seasonally, which means your produce travels less and is fresher. (i.e. I live in Washington. I can get Washington apples 6 months out of the year. Why, for the other six months, do I
Last summer I took several days off to spend at home with my mom. We had an agenda; we were going to spend our vacation canning fresh produce. Our goal was to preserve local and organic produce while it was
In keeping with my aforementioned goals for 2009, Dave and I decided to make jam. We bought – over two different weekends last summer – seven half-flats of berries from a Skagit Valley transitional farm (meaning not certified organic, but
Last year at Christmas (2008), my mom gave me “Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life” by Barbara Kingsolver. She had read it and knew I would enjoy it. She was right. “Animal, Vegetable, Miracle” was written by a