On this day, we celebrate agriculture’s abundance … and the subsidies that determine what is grown. As this cartoon, which is featured in Eat Drink Vote, reminds us, the small farmer is being overshadowed by big agricultural companies that influence how government subsidies are allocated. Here’s a link to the day’s events that have been […]
If you are in New York March 25, we invite you to hear Marion Nestle speak about Eat Drink Vote. Marion will be speaking as part of NYU’s Speakers on the Square program. Her talk is 6:30 – 8PM in the NYU Kimmel Center for University Life.
People familiar with Eat Drink Vote may also be interested in a new book by Nick Freudenberg, the director of Hunter College’s Food Policy Center. The book is Lethal But Legal: Corporations, Consumption and Public Health. In this book, Freudenberg explores how profits and public health are dealt with in a variety of industries including […]
UPDATE: Eat Drink Vote was selected as the winner! We are pleased and appreciate the recognition. Thank you to the IACP. We are pleased to share that the IACP (International Association of Culinary Professionals) has announced their list of 2014 Award Finalists and Eat Drink Vote is a Finalist for the category of “Food Matters.” […]
While the passage of the food bill reminds us about the challenges of changing the food environment, it is nice to see how an entrepreneur can overcome the obstacles and marketing of the established food industry. Farmer’s Fridge, founded by Luke Sanders, is a fresh food “kiosk” in two Chicago locations with plans to expand. […]
On February 13, Marion Nestle will be speaking about and showing images from Eat Drink Vote as part of NYU’s Alumni Speaker on the Square. The event is at the Kimmel Center (Washington Square South), Eisner & Lubin auditorium, 6:30 p.m. Open to the public. NOTE: Due to bad weather conditions, this event is now […]
We came across this term in a segment on NPR about the top health concerns of Latinos. It was coined by Alex Ortega, a public health researcher and professor of public health at UCLA, to describe areas where healthy food is hard to find. Ortega is one of several people involved in an interesting effort […]
If you’re reading this from outside the US, please excuse the national reference. This claim refers to how the US ranks in Oxfam’s compilation of how easy it is to get a balanced, nutritious diet. A nice synopsis of the report is found on NPR. Max Lawson, of Oxfam, is quoted on NPR as saying […]
Jerri is the lucky winner of Eat Drink Vote from Food Quality News. Read about it here.
Hilary Price has been drawing and writing Rhymes With Orange, her daily newspaper comic strip, since 1995. It has won â€œBest Newspaper Panelâ€ three times from the National Cartoonists Society. Her work has also appeared in Parade Magazine, The Funny Times, People and Glamour. When she began drawing Rhymes With Orange, she was the youngest […]