Sustainable Food


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Online marketplace set to launch local food vendors into the mainstream

As the tech world rushes to fill the local food space, a team of industry veterans has launched Good Eggs, a site to help small vendors scale up.

Top chefs go to ‘food policy boot camp’

Chefs as sustainability advocates? Absolutely, says the James Beard Foundation, which invited 15 chefs to take a deep dive into issues of antibiotic overuse and the farm bill earlier this week.

Saving surplus: Gleaned foods make it to the grocery shelf

Most farmers plan to plow a portion of their crops back under every year, but a new project in the Bay Area is stepping in to reduce food waste at the farm level.

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Would you eat lab-grown meat?

What if you could eat meat without causing animals to suffer? Take our survey.

Twitter founders are investing in vegan meat

Twitter cofounders Evan Williams and Biz Stone have some proven expertise in determining the next big thing. So it's notable that they're investing in a vegan meat company called Beyond Meat, whose products are said to be the most freakily …

Morning chance of guilt, followed by afternoon desperation

Here is a happy recap of various depressing articles from the news today.

Beer and cheese ‘r’ us: Why fermentation makes us human

Fermentation guru Sandor Katz talks about how the ancient craft can help us participate in cultivation as a means of cultural revival. Also, he shares a recipe for ginger beer!

Jam session: Go unconventional with vanilla-rhubarb preserves [RECIPE]

Get ready to find a place in your heart for this sophisticated spring jam, which includes a real vanilla pod and Earl Gray tea.