Eating Well

How we eat determines to a considerable extent how the world is used. So wrote Wendell Berry. Click on the tabs below, and articles within, to see what he means.

April 7, 2010
Alice Waters with children at Edible Schoolyard Photo credit: Doug HamiltonI had the pleasure of talking with Alice Waters, pioneering American chef, author, and the...
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March 13, 2010
Excerpted with permission from True Food: Eight Simple Steps to a Healthier You, National Geographic Books, 2009.
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February 26, 2010
The actress Meryl Streep melted audiences everywhere (like chocolate in a bain marie) for her Oscar-nominated performance in Julie & Julia, the quirky and wonderful movie...
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November 18, 2009
The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) announces its second annual Growing Green Awards to recognize individuals who have demonstrated original leadership in the field of...
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September 30, 2009
Every day, more than 2 million California adolescents (62 percent) drink soda and 1.4 million (43 percent) eat fast food, but only 38 percent eat five or more servings of fruits...
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September 30, 2009
The Lunch Lady, Anne Cooper, was on The Daily Show the other night defending Michelle Obama for putting in a vegetable garden at the White House.  Yes, you read it right; she...
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September 29, 2009
There is a new fruit stand on the corner near my home. I think it’s terrific, but I’m pretty sure it doesn’t belong there. The cart appeared on the day the New York Times...
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September 16, 2009
"How we eat determines to a considerable extent how the world is used," writes Wendell Berry in What are People For? You want to eat right, and to feed your family foods that are...
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August 31, 2009
Photo credit: ewanr/Flickr Humans can't eat grass, but the meat we eat should come from animals that did.
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June 2, 2009
Credit: Sifu Renka/Flickr It may be hard to believe, but the quickest, cheapest, greenest and best-for-you meals are the ones you make yourself from fresh, whole...
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May 21, 2009
The Lunch Lady, Anne Cooper, was on The Daily Show the other night defending Michelle Obama for putting in a vegetable garden at the White House. Yes, you read it right; she was...
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April 3, 2009
President Hoover, campaigning in the 1920’s, promised Americans “a chicken in every pot.” This wistful dream of 80 years ago is an abundant reality to most American families....
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