Just Food

Last week I spent a delicious and inspirational evening volunteering for Just Food’s annual fundraising gala, Let Us Eat Local.  Just Food is a non-profit that advocates for increased access to healthier and more sustainable food throughout New York City.  They have a big focus on community/urban gardening and in outreach to lower income neighborhoods. … Continue reading Just Food

Eating and Emissions

A study has just come out of the University of Michigan claiming that the USDA dietary guidelines translate to a relatively high level of agriculture production-related CO2 emissions per person.  In other words, if we continued to eat the amount of calories we already consume, but did so proportionately to the USDA “Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010” … Continue reading Eating and Emissions

Spicy Snacks

Back in my Sustainability Coordinator days, I planned and organized lots of events around sustainably grown or produced foods.  This included a perennially popular local foods fair that always featured our very first local farm partnership: The Farm at Red Hill, which had made a name for itself by processing its greenhouse-grown vegetables into a few … Continue reading Spicy Snacks