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Thanksgiving and the Food Crisis

Thanksgiving and the Food Crisis

It is an ironic time to be celebrating Thanksgiving, a sharing of the bounty of American farms and ranches among family, friends and neighbors. Not only are our traditional foods a fading feast, but fewer Americans than ever before may be able to access them. This year, while a million Americans may be losing their […]

APM - The Splendid Table

APM – The Splendid Table

Annual Thanksgiving Show Publisher: APM Lynne Rossetto Kasper’s The Splendid Table was named “1999 Best National Radio Show on Food” by the James Beard Foundation, and “2000 Best National Syndicated Talk Show” by American Women in Radio and Television.  

The 13 Most Dynamic Minds in Food Politics You Should Know

The 13 Most Dynamic Minds in Food Politics You Should Know

By: Vanessa Barrington Published: ecosalon/November 6, 2008 If you’re reading this blog, you probably know that everything you put in your mouth has an impact on the environment. Because our global system is interconnected, your food choices also affect farmers and eaters across the globe. Eating is not just an individual act; it’s also a […]

The Vavilov Legacy is Alive and Well

The Vavilov Legacy is Alive and Well

When I arrived at the National Agricultural Library just outside Washington D.C. one noon this October, a white-haired man with a commanding presence stood at the security check, impeccably dressed in an elegant suit, while his translator explained to the guard that he would be the guest of honor for an event that afternoon. When […]

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