Sustainability Matters: July 10, 2015



Increased desire to buy locally produced food brings growth to the "slow money" movement. [Epoch Times]


Chefs across California are developing new cooking methods to cope with the severe drought. [NYT]


This summer, New York City teachers can take a sustainability class and receive credit. [Edible Manhattan]


Try out Andrew Zimmern’s recipe for a nutty miso kale salad. [... Read more >

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Sustainability Matters: April 2, 2015


A new law in France bans unlimited soda refills as part of a revamped set of health reforms. [MUNCHIES


McDonald’s announced this week that’s raising the wages of some, but not all of its workers. [Food Politics


What happens to jobs when Wal-Mart comes to town? [NPR


There are many inherent stumbling blocks to making fish farming environmentally sustainable. [... Read more >

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What We're Reading: March 19, 2015



Impress dinner guests with homemade four-hour baguettes. [Food52]


As California's drought drags on, the state water board now forbids restaurants from automatically serving water. [Grub Street


Vote for the best Southern barbecue in this March Madness-inspired bracket. [Garden & Gun


Five tips for climbing out of a homecooked dinner rut. [The Kitchn]


Read this history of gnocchi… [... Read more >

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Sustainability Matters: January 31, 2014


Cyborg plants could be the future in monitoring soil quality and air pollution. [Wired]


America's cheap food comes at a high price for low-wage workers in the industry. [Treehugger]


A new study finds that chances of returning to a healthy weight diminish yearly for obese children. [NYT]


California's drought: where food, water, and energy issues intersect. [Ecocentric]


Farmers' markets and crop insurance win, SNAP loses in the recently passed farm bill. [... Read more >

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