Posts Under ‘food movement’ Category

Why Leading Foodies Tolerate Junk Science

Now that California voters have¬†rejected the initiative to label genetically modified foods, the fight¬†moves on to other states. Before we speculate on how those efforts might play out, let’s first be clear on what the fight is actually about. In a piece at Time, Bryan Walsh argues that the battle over [California’s] Prop 37 and…Continue Reading…

Recipe for Disaster

On election day tomorrow, the food movement will learn if it has curdled before living up to its hype. That would be a shame, for its future holds much promise. The growing popularity of farmers’ markets, the ballooning consumer appetite for organic everything, and the increasing attention paid to healthy diets (thanks Michelle Obama!) have…Continue Reading…

Make Way For the Foodies

Is the stale and stagnant environmental movement on the cusp of being transformed by foodies? That’s what Bryan Walsh chews over in this story for Time magazine: Even as traditional environmentalism struggles, another movement is rising in its place, aligning consumers, producers, the media and even politicians. It’s the food movement, and if it continues…Continue Reading…