growing a new organic standard

Stone barns center | may 6, 2016

If you don't change directions, you may never get where you're going. The case for Organic 3.0.

getting real about the food movement

Stone barns center | march 23, 2016

The food movement will never grow big enough big unless we make it easy to join in.

PRESIDENTIAL POLITICS YOU CAN SINK YOUR TEETH INTO

Stone barns center | November 23, 2015 

Food issues polled extremely high among all likely voters, and they tested even higher among white, suburban women—and white, suburban women often decide elections.

how sell-bys steer us wrong

washington post | september 17, 2012

Use by. Sell by. Doesn't help us get by. Clearer date labels needed to stop food waste.

WHAT PAULa DEEN DIDN'T BRING TO THE TABLE

Washington post | January 22, 2012 

What was missed in the outrage over Paula Deen’s admission that she has Type-2 diabetes was the opportunity for a serious, sensible debate about how we eat. 

Culture clash over local food in appalachia

New york times | july 27, 2011

Steven Hopp, a.k.a. Mr. Barbara Kingsolver, tries to bring locavore dining to Appalachia.

THE WAR ON PIZZA

NEW YORK magazine | february 14, 2011 

The federal food policy take aim at the sacred slice — and pick a smart fight. 

go slow foodies it's the way to win

washington post | january 23, 2009

Food reformers want to fix, well, everything. To succeed in Washington, they need to focus their message and their ambitions.