Category Archives: Food Supply

Support gluten-free food labeling

In 2007, the Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act (FALCPA) tasked the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to finalize standards for gluten-free labeling. Four years later, the FDA has failed to fulfill that mandate. To the millions of Americans … Continue reading

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Saturday shopping

I made the rounds of the local markets yesterday, and man… shopping local is NOT fast. I left home just before noon and went to Oasis Cafe first to visit Chad’s Produce. There, I bought eggs, spring mix greens, a … Continue reading

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The Food Movement – will Foodies save the Greenies?

I had no idea I was part of a Movement. I didn’t even know there was a Food Movement going on. I just thought I was on a personal quest to make healthier food choices and get rid of the … Continue reading

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2011 Salt Lake Sustainability Summit – Reconnecting to Natural Genius

I had a great time at the 2011 SLC Sustainability Summit yesterday. I went because I wanted to connect with other people who are interested in increasing awareness of and improving access to sustainably grown food. I was a little … Continue reading

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Real Food – What to Eat and Why

Last month, I read the book called Real Food – What to Eat and Why by Nina Planck. Wow! I LOVE this book! I wish I had found it when it came out in 2006. One of the things I … Continue reading

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Sad cows

Yikes. More bad news about factory farms. The Straight Dope: Sad Cow Disease I don’t eat animal products unless I know how the animal was raised and two somewhat terrifying recent reports suggest that neither should you. I try not … Continue reading

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Can you imagine living on $1 worth of food per day?

Can you imagine living on $1 worth of food per day? Neither can I. Please stop buying products from “factory farms”. Vote with your wallet and let’s put an end to factory farms – we and the planet will be … Continue reading

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