10 Ways to Reduce Your Food Waste Footprint

The shopping, cooking, and eating habits of every day consumers are responsible for the bulk of wasted food, which is actually good news — it means we have the power to make a significant and immediate change in the food waste equation.
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Taking Action on BPA

As a long-time leader on limiting BPA, Whole Foods Market is committed to minimizing the use of BPA in canned goods where functional alternatives exist.
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Talking About: Food for Tomorrow

Editorial Director Kara Chiles attended the second annual New York Times Food for Tomorrow conference last month. She shares highlights from influencers worth watching on topics from food waste to marine conversation.

Helping to Stop Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing

Illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing continues to be a problem across our oceans. Legislation is critically important to enable the US to play a stronger role in combating illegal foreign fishing and to level the playing field for companies like ours who are working hard to source legal and responsibly produced seafood.

Debate on Nutritional Science

I debated Nina Teicholz at a Junto meeting in New York City. The proposition: "An animal foods/low-carb diet is unhealthy compared with a 90+% plant diet that excludes sugar and refined grain products.” I, of course, spoke in favor of the proposition and Teicholz against. She is author of The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet. You can see the entire debate here.

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Biodynamic Farming: A Farm-Forward Approach

If you are a concerned eater or farmer, you should know about biodynamics. Biodynamic is a farm-forward approach to healing the planet through conscious agriculture.
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Slow Food USA Tells Stadiums to Up Their Game

You’re invited to join Slow Food USA in the next stage of the showdown between better meat and the industrial grid. Show your support with by hosting a #Nose2Tailgate this Sunday for the big game.
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It’s Time For a Change: Sign the Slow Food Manifesto

If the approaching December holidays are inducing pangs of dread, consider December 10, Terra Madre Day, as your escape valve — a day to remember why we live, why we eat and why we cherish each other.
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GMO Fast Facts

October is Non-GMO Month, so it’s the perfect time to share some of the basics of genetically modified organisms, as well as delve into the details.

Why I Buy Organic

Coach Mark Smallwood of the Rodale Institute shares the one simple thing he looks for when grocery shopping and how it helps the environment, our health, our families and our communities.
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