Industry experts help settle the battle over semantics (GE, GM, GMO?) so we all can focus on what really matters—the battle to remove these biotech foods from agriculture. Here are the most commonly used terms surrounding genetic engineering, explained....More
Activist and award-winning author Raj Patel talks about why shopping smarter—buying organic or fair trade—isn't enough to achieve sustainable food systems for all. How can you take your sustainable food commitment to the next level? Join local, national, and international movements advocating for truly sustainable food systems....More
Organic has grown to 48 percent of the tender-leaf (baby lettuce) category, thanks in large part to Earthbound Farm. Can organic grow it's market share in other areas? More education is needed, says Myra Goodman, cofounder of Earthbound Farm....More
How to increase organic to 20 percent of the market? Try national agricultural policy change, organic research, and engaging "not just foodies and farmers" but doctors and surfers and others who can appreciate the benefits of organic foods....More
At Boulder Valley School District’s School Food Project second annual farm dinner, "Renegade Lunch Lady" Ann Cooper raised money -- and a little hell -- to advance the goal of getting healthy food into every school in America.
The Environmental Working Group's latest Dirty Dozen list reveals dirty pesticide practices, with apples jumping up three spots to number one and cilantro getting attention for having the highest amount of unapproved pesticides in the list's history....More
Last September editor in chief of Delicious Living, Radha Marcum, joined other eco-minded journalists in Switzerland for an agricultural tour of the country. Where better than this breathtaking, food-loving country to consider the state of our planet’s food systems?...More
Local and sustainable food highlights from Switzerland by Delicious Living's editor in chief, Radha Marcum. "Agritourism, vacationing on farms and touring food-producing regions, is an inspiring way to reflect on what you eat and how it’s produced. In Switzerland, a country rooted in regional culinary traditions, each small town had something unique to offer."
Visram, a celebrated organic products entrepreneur and mother of one, opens up about the AMEX ad, why HAPPYBABY will always be organic, and why the company continues to make the journey each March to Natural Products Expo West....More
Backed by respected European research, many parents and doctors believe food dyes are dangerous and are planning a trip to Washington, DC, to convince the FDA to either ban food with synthetic dyes or require warning labels for these products....More