Kevin Walker, Scott Winterstein, and Erin O’Donnell coordinate a short video called “Food and You”, which offers an overview of food production, eating, and the future.
Archive for August, 2010
Kobe beef: Very good, very expensive
Kobe beef is, perhaps, the most sought-after steak in the world. How does a cow get to be worth $300 per pound?
Healthy Incentives Pilot will subsidize better food choices
Next Fall, randomly-selected households in a Massachusetts county will get 30 cents back for every dollar they spend on fruits and vegetables.
The rise—and fall—of foodie
Nearly 30 years ago, foodie emerged from the ashes of gourmet. Today, the label is in freefall.
Part-time vegetarian movement ramping up
It’s hard to get people to commit to full-time vegetarianism. Enter flexitarianism, the part-time alternative.
Genetically-modified corn found growing in Ireland
Frankenmaize and other GM crops are generally banned from cultivation in Europe. Slip-ups in documentation raise concerns for the future.
Nutritional science and dogma
Today’s nutritional dogma has been beaten into our gray matter: Fat is bad, carbohydrates are good. What if we’re wrong?
Does local food cost more?
Though there are tremendous health benefits to changing your diet, getting past the almighty dollar is still hard.