Taste is social, cultural, and mysterious; detects toxins; can save the Earth; and is preserved by local organic farmers.
|Essay||Beyond a Garden in Every School||
School gardens should be thought of as the center of the school, and not just another program or place.
|Essay||Penny-wise and Pounds Foolish||
The success of school meals should be measured by the health of children and the planet, not by bodies served at lowest cost.
|Essay||The Meaning of Food||
Traditional Hawaiian farmers address problems of diet-related diseases by reconnecting food, farming, education, and health.
|Claire Hope Cummings|
|Essay||Food Fight: The 2007 Farm Bill||
The Farm Bill significantly affects food, farming, land use, school meals, biodiversity, family farms, and farm workers.
|Essay||Pleasure and Process: A Recipe for Good Eating||
The pleasure of good eating arises from respect, appreciation, connection, memory, romance, trust, intimacy, and food stories.
|Essay||Long before the First Thanksgiving||
Arizona Pima Indian elders teach children to prepare traditional foods while sharing stories, songs, history, and culture.
|Gary Paul Nabhan|
|Essay||The Many Wonders of Plants||
To learn to eat well, children need to be reconnected with nature and with living food.
|Joan Dye Gussow|
|Essay||Wild and Slow: Nourished by Tradition||
Degenerative diseases like diabetes can be reduced by shifting from refined carbohydrate diets to traditional wild foods.
|John C. Mohawk|
|Essay||Farming the Future||
Future food security will require new crops of farmers with a diversity of approaches adapted to local conditions.