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October 30, 2009

An Interview with Nicolette Hahn Niman

“Sustainable farming really should mimic nature and  involve plants and animals working together. On the other hand, I believe that meat should be consumed in moderation — like dark chocolate and red wine.”

January 16, 2009

Mark Bittman's "Less-meat-atarianism" 101

Mark Bittman wants you to eat less meat. In his new book Food Matters, the New York Times columnist argues for a shift to a more sustainable, plant-based diet.

September 12, 2008

From the Gardens of Native America

Author Patricia Klindienst discusses the “three sisters” gardening technique, or the tradition of planting squash, beans and corn as companion crops in a single bed.

August 22, 2008

Pioneers in Sustainability

Desmond Jolly, author of California’s New Green Revolution, talks about the farms he believes have played significant roles in advancing sustainable food systems throughout the state.

January 25, 2008

In Defense of Food

Michael Pollan’s journalistic probes of our food system have yielded several illuminating articles and books. Read an excerpt from his book, In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto (The Penguin Press, 2008).



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