Don’t Let Fresh Get in the Way of Eating Healthy

Don’t Let Fresh Get in the Way of Eating Healthy

It was the middle of winter in Chicago with snow on the ground (sounds familiar?) and during a question-and-answer session following a presentation I had just given, an audience member asked “What is the one food or nutrition myth you would like to bust”? Without...
Sustainability Starts At Home! It’s Time to Get Serious About Food Waste

When Did Food Waste Become the Norm?

“Six garbage trucks of food are lost every second” “Farmers, Consumers Lose $15 Billion to Food Waste” “If food waste was its own country, it would be the third largest country, behind China and the U.S.” Every week, new stories, studies or presentations are cited,...
Committed to the Core: Farmers, Food & Our Future

Committed to the Core: Farmers, Food & Our Future

Crisp colored leaves, pumpkins on the doorstep, apple orchards blazed in shades of red, vegetable soup on the stove…all signs of our idealistic fall scenario enjoyed with little thought of the challenges endured by farmers to produce these fall harvest delights....
Sustainability – More than a Trend

Sustainability – More than a Trend

How many times do you see or use the word “sustainability”? We talk about sustainable diets, sustainable agriculture, eating sustainably, sustainable buildings, sustainable environment, and the list goes on and on. But what does it mean? For a word that is so overly...