Tag Archives: Food

Happy Food Day! Video Greeting Card to Spread the Love

Huge thanks to all the video contributors’ time and thoughtful lessons that we can all celebrate, acknowledge and honor on Food Day!  Oct. 24, 2012. ALSO:  Join this call!  Bridging Communities (a Duke Univ. grad student group engaging in social … Continue reading

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Another Win for Fair Farming! Chipotle sidles up to the Coalition for Immokalee Workers!

While Chipotle deserves recognition for their continued commitment to sustainable food sourcing practices, the real champions here are the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (with farm-working stakeholders based in Florida’s tomato fields) and their broader Campaign for Fair Food.  The news … Continue reading

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Growing Groceries in Pots: Lessons from workshop at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

I had a great time with some eco-conscious, healthy eating pals with whom I attended a lecture/workshop at the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens.  Gardener and foodie Marie Viljoen talked “Edibles on the Eduge,” about growing edibles in small urban spaces, such … Continue reading

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Colombian Community Leaders speak out against Free Trade Agreement with US

Repost:  Videos by Diane Arango.  Impact of the Free Trade Agreement with Colombia on Afro-Colombian and Indigenous Communities.  The Obama Administration has announced that it wants to move forward with the FTA with Colombia. ACT NOW! Send this video to … Continue reading

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Agave, A-go-away!!!

No wonder my sugar cravings haven’t dissipated!  I’ve been eating agave!  Turns out that agave may cause negative health affects similar to high fructose corn syrup!  OMG.  Somebody give me some raw honey—quick.  Apparently this is about as raw a … Continue reading

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Veggie Chili: Don’t call it a come back!

So here’s another one of my favorite vegetarian recipes for this season, not in the least because it has convinced meat eaters that they they could really get with the “veggie thing”, ha! But veggie chili’s been here for years…so … Continue reading

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SustainACTIVITY: Black Farmers & Urban Gardeners Conference

November 19-21rst will be the first annual conference to forge food, farming and policy solutions for the Black Community will convene at Brooklyn College in New York City, convening farmers, gardeners, activists, students and community leaders from across the nation.

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