Sustainability Matters: October 16, 2015


As domestic demand for coffee grows in Africa, Starbucks has decided to enter the market. [Quartz


Saru Jayaraman, a 2015 JBF Leadership award recipient, weighs in on tipping in restaurants. [NYT


Bringing big box stores into food deserts may not improve consumer habits. [NPR


Coke or Pepsi yogurt? Both soda titans are vying for a stake in Chobani. [... Read more >

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What We're Reading: August 31, 2015


Our deep, abiding love of waffles may be older than the Acropolis: ancient Greeks may have been firing up the iron centuries ago. [Lancaster Online


These homemade fruit roll-ups just might make your child the most popular kid in the cafeteria. [Food52


The leftover water from a can of chickpeas can make delicious buttercream frosting. [CakeSpy


California’s drought has cost the state 21,000 jobs this year. [... Read more >

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What We're Reading: July 29, 2015


Not so familiar French toast: restaurants are redefining a brunch classic. [Bon Appétit


The items on your grocery list you really should be shopping around for. [The Kitchn


Expand your ancient grains portfolio and get to know sorghum. [Food52


Downward-facing drafts: Lululemon has released its own craft beer. [CBC


Drought-stricken almond... Read more >

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Sustainability Matters: June 12, 2015


Is grassfed beef more drought-friendly? [Grist


Your gut microbiome is the life of the party: researchers have found that young adults who eat more fermented foods have less social anxiety. [MUNCHIES


A new study from the Mayo Clinic suggests that dietary guidelines are based on faulty data. [FWF

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Sustainability Matters: June 5, 2015


Doctors across the nation are increasingly enrolling their patients in fruit and vegetable prescription programs to combat obesity. [Modern Farmer


Wikileaks is offering a bounty for a copy of the Trans-Pacific Partnership. [Food Politics


A new report suggests that in this year alone, California’s drought will cost  farmers $2.7 billion and more than 18,000 jobs. [NPR


Congress is reconsidering allowing egg imports from the Netherlands... Read more >

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What We're Reading: May 28, 2015


Discover why all burrata is mozzarella, but not all mozzarella is burrata. [The Kitchn


Are we all contributing to California’s drought by eating produce grown there? [Food Politics


Around the world in 16 breakfasts. [Food52


The surprising parallels between Brazilian and American Southern cooking. [... Read more >

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What We're Reading: May 11, 2015


Scrambled eggs are great on their own, but sneaking them into a few other items could really expand your breakfast horizons. [The Kitchn


Global food prices are on the rise, due to water scarcity and increasing pollution. [Bloomberg


New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is hoping to raise the state minimum wage without involving the legislature. [AP


Demand for dairy is... Read more >

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Sustainability Matters: May 1, 2015


Pepsi may be ditching the aspartame in its diet soda, but simply swapping one artificial sweetener for another doesn’t address larger health concerns. [Mother Jones


A Maryland fast casual chain is proving that kids and parents will choose healthy options if they’re easy to order. [NPR


This California chef is dealing with the drought by cleaning his dishes with compressed air. [CBS


Pharmaceutical companies are... Read more >

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Sustainability Matters: April 17, 2015


Americans are officially spending more on dining out than on their groceries. [Bloomberg


Killing with kindness: the FDA slaps KIND bars with violations of its labeling laws. [NPR


McDonald’s franchisees aren’t lovin' it: the fast food giant faces a sizable backlash from its franchise operators. [Mother Jones


The history and psychology of our... Read more >

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Sustainability Matters: April 10, 2015


An argument against making almonds the drought scapegoat. [Grist


A new Youtube app targeted at kids is airing commercials that wouldn’t be allowed on children’s television. [WaPo


In the wake of consumer water restrictions, California farmers insist they’ve started to cut back on their water usage. [NPR


A Big Mac a day keeps the doctor nearby: the Physicians... Read more >

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