Sustainability Matters: October 23, 2015


Buying local doesn’t necessarily mean avoiding pesticides. [Grist


Subway is the latest fast food chain to make the switch to antibiotic-free meat. [NPR


Farmers guilds across the country are bringing first-time farmers into the fold by sharing knowledge and advice. [Modern Farmer


Could Yelp be a tool for tracking food poisoning outbreaks? [The Atlantic


Too few cooks in the kitchen: a new report reveals the restaurant industry is struggling with a shortage of skilled hands... Read more >

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Sustainability Matters: March 13, 2015


A new Kickstarter campaign wants to fund the creation of the world’s first "plantable" coffee cup. [Modern Farmer


A restaurant franchise lobbying group has opened a court case challenging Seattle’s new $15 minimum wage. [Al Jazeera


School lunch programs across the country want to source locally, but face stumbling blocks like bureaucratic red tape and contractual disputes. [NPR


A new online tool called the Vegetarian Calculator claims to tally the number of animals killed to feed an omnivore over a set period of time. [... Read more >

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