Eat Drink Vote will be published on Wednesday September 4. To celebrate, Marion Nestle will be at the Union Square Greenmarket Wednesday September 4 noon – 1:30 to sign copies.
Quoting from the Introduction to Eat Drink Vote “… A dab of tomato paste on pizza now counts as a vegetable in school lunches. Kids get fewer servings of real vegetables in those lunches. Food companies now know that Congress will take care of them if they don’t like federal regulations. And the public now […]
Matt Wuerker is the Editorial Cartoonist at Politico which means he has a front row seat on the politics of food. He provided the following background about the above cartoon which is featured on p. 6 of Eat Drink Vote. “This cartoon resulted from the disparity between the perception of who is believed to receive […]
Marion Nestle was interviewed by Kerry Trueman about Eat Drink Vote. The interview is posted on Amazon … and a question about this cartoon that was omitted is posted on Marion’s site, Food Politics! In the interview, Marion addresses the importance of food policy. If this interests you, here is one group you might want […]
There are so many great groups working hard to help individuals vote with their forks. One is the American Community Gardening Association. From their website: “The Mission of the American Community Gardening Association is to build community by increasing and enhancing community gardening and greening across the United States and Canada.” Eat Drink Vote attended […]
Marion Nestle recently moderated a food forum for candidates for mayor in New York City. She posted about it on her blog Food Politics. This was an exciting event not just because of what it meant to the voters of New York City but because of what it indicated about the food movement. As Nestle […]
One more cause to consider, one more group to support?! Â Who has time for this?! Unlike other causes or movements, this one is headquartered in your kitchen, at your dining room table. Each time you pay for food or take a bite, you contribute to the cause. The same is true each time you mark […]