Just Food For Thought

Friday, January 30, 2015

Food First, the pioneering “people’s think tank,” is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. To mark the occasion, Executive Director Eric Holt-Giménez will be launching a nationwide tour. His first stop on the East Coast will be to make the Keynote Speech at the 2015 Just Food Conference on March 15th.

Just Food is excited to have Eric share his perspective on the question of why equity matters and how it helps us build a more just and...

Friday, January 30, 2015

Kill your winter blues with this delicious vegan carrot soup with garlic from The Whole Bowl by Rebecca Wood and Leda Scheintaub.

• 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
• 1 medium onion, chopped
• 2 garlic cloves, chopped
• 2 tablespoons uncooked white rice
• 1 teaspoon ground cumin
• ½ teaspoon ground turmeric
• ¼ teaspoon paprika
• 1/8 to ¼...

Friday, January 23, 2015

David Moses, Executive Director of Mt. Hebron Food for Life Pantry in Brownsville, Brooklyn, interviews Nicholas Pandjiris of  Hudson Valley-based Whistle Down Farm, which supplies produce for the East New York Local Produce Link hub. 

David: Do you plant and grow the same crops on the same area every year?

Nicholas: No. We always grow different crops in different places to prevent diseases and pest build-up. A lot of pests and...

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