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food politics

Carbon 101

Footprints, offsets, and conversion factors: The jargon of sustainability can confuse even the most environmentally sensitive among us, particularly in the supermarket aisles. Here’s a handy...
food politics

Blood and Chocolate

After 10 years of promises, protocols, and initiatives, the children of West Africa remain at the mercy of the cocoa industry.
food politics

The Gourmet Q + A: Richard Wrangham

In his new book, Catching Fire, Richard Wrangham, Ruth Moore Professor of Biological Anthropology at Harvard University, makes the case that cooking was the definitive evolutionary step that made us humans what we...
food politics

Wine, War, and Global Warming

What does it take to make people care about climate change? In France and the U.S., very different kinds of arguments.
food politics

Seeds Of Change

With the world’s hungry topping one billion, a first lady—and it’s not Michelle—announces a fresh approach to food policy.
food politics

Into the Mouths of Babes

Sure, the U.S. provides half of all global food aid. But while that food may be fine for adults, it does nearly nothing to alleviate childhood malnutrition.
travel + culture

Postcard from Zimbabwe

It’s an unlikely—and to many, unfathomable—vacation destination. But a new coalition government could put this southern African country back on the map.
food politics

The Gourmet Q + A: George McGovern

The former senator on the spiritual motivation behind his work on hunger issues, and the challenges in store for President Barack Obama.
food politics

Up Close and Personal with the Genetic Modifiers

My two-day field trip with Germany’s BASF Plant Science.

Cooking Schools: Wellness Kitchen

In the kitchen, a sun-splashed fantasy dominated by a Hummer-size Bonnet stove, words like lycopene and antioxidant swirled around us.
May 2008
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