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Mark Bittman and The Food Matters Cookbook

Mark Bittman, known to New York Times readers as The Minimalist, has turned his attention in recent years to the question of how to reduce one’s carbon footprint and waistline without sacrificing taste and pleasure. […] Read More >>>

Food Matters with Mark Bittman and José Andrés

Earlier this week, the Center for American Progress in Washington, DC welcomed Mark Bittman, author of Food Matters and the popular Minimalist food column in The New York Times, and José Andrés, chef, author of […] Read More >>>

In Other Media: Michael Pollan (and others) on the State of Our Food

In print: Michael Pollan’s open letter to the next president anchored the New York Times Magazine of Sunday, October 12: “Farmer In Chief: What the Next President Can and Should Do to Remake the Way […] Read More >>>

In the News… Wednesday, May 21, 2008

† “A Disgraceful Farm Bill”?: So thinks the New York Times, which notes that while the Farm Bill “has some virtues,” it also has flaws aplenty, and big ones: “The bill is an inglorious piece […] Read More >>>

In the News… Thursday, May 8, 2008

† The Grim State of Bee Health: On the heels of yesterday’s announcement of a Slow Food Los Angeles event featuring a presentation by Professor May Berenbaum, one of the nation’s experts on the declining […] Read More >>>