What are the hidden benefits of food stamps? How are some Native Americans attempting to decolonize their modern diets? Our editors explore the answers to these questions and more in this week’s “What We’re Reading” roundup.
Small batch chocolate cookbooks and podcasts questioning the choice to award Monsanto with the World Food Prize — yep, must be what the Edible staff is reading, watching and listening to this week.
Like we shared last week, here’s what our editors have been reading as of late.
Andrew Wilder, blogger at EatingRules.com, created October Unprocessed in 2009 as a challenge with a few good friends. Four years later, nearly 10,000 have pledged to join Wilder for a month of real food.
Last week, the Center for Disease Control reported some good news — in more than a third of the states and territories of the U.S., childhood obesity has shown a bit of a drop. New York was one of those states.
Andrew Cuomo announced what we hope will be a good step forward for connecting NY seniors and local farmers state-wide — a $1.8 million initiative to get low-income senior citizens to farmers markets.
After a fire leveled their grain and bean-production facilities upstate, non-GMO Cayuga Pure Organics could use a little help getting back on their feet.
New York celebrities and food luminaries are lining up against fracking in the city’s watershed, including a new coalition of food and drink businesses formed to push elected officials to ban fracking in the state, and to send a message to the whole nation.
Recently, Edible had the chance to visit an East River isle and discover riches lying on the other side of razor-wire-topped cyclone fences.
Chatting with the Prospect Heights-based author of Salt Sugar Fat.
A broken sewage line and a conference on organic farming got Chef George Weld thinking about shit…literally. In our current issue he explains how human excrement has become the missing piece in the cycle of nutrients.
In the wake of California’s failed Proposition 37, which would have mandated the labeling of foods containing genetically modified organisms (aka GMOs), the debate over the consumer’s right to know is getting heated.