“Buy Fresh, Buy Local” in the San Joaquin Valley

By now, you’ve seen the USDA’s new and maybe/maybe not improved nutrition graphic, MyPlate, right? Wait. That’s the baseball edition (via Food Politics). This, of course, is MyPlate: Yes, there have been valid criticisms made about the graphic – here, here and here, for example – but taking the broad view, the clearer emphasis on […]

Around the Web: Lower Your Food Bill, Not Food Quality

Eating well is the foundation of health. And this means eating a diet centered on whole foods, preferably organic, locally and sustainably raised. But with the cost of all food soaring to undreamt of heights, eating well can seem nearly impossible to do without breaking the bank. But “seem” doesn’t mean “is.” Still, a recent […]