Category Archive for: ‘News’

  • Farming a new future

    Photo: Adelante Mujeres This week, The Oregonian ran a short article about an exciting pilot program taking off in Forest Grove. The new program – which is run by the Hispanic women’s development group Adelante Mujeres –  provides and farm land and training to Latinos […]

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  • Multnomah County Food for All!

    Photo shared under a Creative Commons license by cafemama James McWilliams, food movement skeptic and author of the new book, Just Food: Where Locavores Get it Wrong and How We Can Truly Eat Responsibly, recently took his argument to the New York Times, where he […]

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  • Fast-tracked Food Safety

    Peanuts. Pistachios. Popcorn seasoning. Cookie Dough. Greens. Beef. Beef. Beef. Wide-scale outbreaks of foodborne illness of slammed our country this year, leaving legislators scrambling to come up with an appropriate response. Over the last month or so, we’ve begun to see the first steps towards […]

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  • School lunch reform is ready for harvest

    Not to be outdone by her husband’s remarks to the American Medical Association, the First Lady held her very own press conference from the White House Kitchen Garden, just a few days after the President spoke about the connection between healthy eating and healthcare. Her […]

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