sustainable food

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Dietary Guidelines Consider Planet’s Health

“Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.” These seven words are author and sustainable food advocate Michael Pollan’s sage advice on how to…
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What It Takes to Change the Way the World Eats for the Better

Deanna Bratter of WhiteWave Foods explains how the company makes sustainable acquisitions, like Horizon and Earthbound, to enhance its triple bottom line --…
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3 Tips for Transforming Hospital Food Into Something More Sustainable

Green Impact had the opportunity to speak with Dan Henroid to reflect on UCSF’s successes and challenges as they move the needle on…
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Due Diligence to Defeat Global Problems

Our history of aiding the poor and afflicted is mired in failure. Yet an emerging movement re-imagines the paradigm for how we ought…
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Hampton Creek Foods Wants to Make Chicken Eggs Obsolete

When I first heard about the egg substitute Beyond Eggs, I was skeptical. Without thinking too much about it, I tweeted “Are plant-based…
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Sustainable Food 2012: It’s Not Just About Local Anymore

Interest in sustainable food continued to rise in 2012. Last year, technology and food collided,leading to more startups entering the space, a variety…
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Olazul: Small Aquaculture is Beautiful

Olazul seeks to address both the social and environmental impact of fishery collapse by building community-scale aquaculture systems that innovate new alternatives to…
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Defining Sustainability in the Restaurant Industry

U.S. consumers want sustainable food, and demand is growing quickly. According to the Organic Trade Association, the market for organics alone has gone…
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Food: “As Close as You Can Get to Someone Without Having Sex With Them”

“I don’t think anyone has ever cooked on the TED stage before,” said Bi-Rite Market founder Sam Mogannam, standing before a cart overflowing with…

Sustainable America Series Part 3: Discovery of Pre-Columbian Maya Mountain Village in North America

By Richard Thornton – Architect, Planner and noted Historian The controversial recent discovery of the Track Rock Terrace complex on the tallest mountain…
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Does Food + Technology = Sustainable Food?

Technology is the glue that binds the pieces of the sustainable food puzzle.
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McDonald’s Serving Local Chicken at London Olympics After All

McDonald’s has decided it will serve chicken sourced within the United Kingdom after all during this summer’s Olympics in London.
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McDonald’s Exempt From Sustainable Food Sourcing at London Olympics

McDonald’s was granted an exemption to London’s local food sourcing goals and therefore will only source 10 percent of the chicken it processes…
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Sustainable Food Directory Brings Together Over 40,000 Businesses

Farm Plate is a fantastic sustainable food initiative – it is a rather newly launched website which features a searchable directory of more…
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Humane Society Makes Strategic Stock Purchase in Major Fast Food Chain

In recent years, advocacy organizations like Greenpeace, PETA, and others have been able to leverage the stakeholder engagement trend and the power of social media to focus…