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The Ninth Ward’s School at Blair Grocery Leads the Grassroots Revolution in Child Nutrition

It seems that the concept of feeding kids knowledge while also feeding them nutritious food is finally catching on in the United States. The movement for increased nutrition in students’ lunches is firmly established through grassroots organizations and has finally reached the White House: this year President Obama invested an extra $1 billion in child nutrition.

FDA War on Terroir

It baffles me that so much attention is paid to where a wine comes from, how it was grown, aged, stored and this scrupulous attention to the like in what we eat has only begun to come about recently.  Afterall, there are few people I know that consume more wine than they do food. In select European countries this rigorous attention paid to origin is not merely enforced by sommeliers and gastronomes, but by government regulated appellations, or terroirs.

Low-Carbon Food Service

The goal is to make the low-carbon foods more appealing.

Let Them Eat Steak!

When it comes to sacrificing in order to reduce one’s carbon footprint, the buck stops for most at a luxury with which one cannot part: the feel of security in an SUV, the ability to travel to the far corners of the world propelled by jet fuel, the ease and convenience of a disposable lifestyle. For me, the buck stops at steak.

Justmeans Test Kitchen

In the world of Web 2.0 it is easy to lose site of the succulent, the juicy, the tangible.

One good thing about a recession - bad restaurants go bust

<p>There's plenty that can be difficult in an economic downturn, so it's worth trying to look on the bright side wherever you can. &nbsp;</p>

The Greenest Soda

<p>When it comes to <a href="">food and drink consumption</a>, Americans take the cake.&nbsp; The average American drinks 37.5 gallons of soda every year - as a country, we drank 14.7 billion gallons in 2007.&nbsp; Of course, that number in and of its


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