‘Food justice’ Category

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Kitchen Cabinet Meeting Minutes 3-23-2010

Kitchen Cabinet Meeting Minutes 3-23-2010 Present: Mike S., Lori S., Sujay R., Joe L., Steve K., Judy D., Bob D., Deborah D-M., Kim B., Susan K., Sara B., The group discussed the well written work of Hannah Twitton that was published in the March 19 issue of the Weekly. Steve hopes that raising awareness of […]

Kitchen Cabinet Minutes: 3-1-2010

Present: Joe L., Mike S., Aaron B., Sujay R., Steve K., Judy D., Jim D., Susan K., Sara B., Stacy G., Bob Douglas, and Deborah D.M. Over a breakfast of fruit, lemon cream pancakes, fresh raspberry syrup, bacon, and caramel bran muffins, the group introduced themselves and the particulars of their involvement on the most […]

Minneapolis-St. Paul Atlas of Ethical Eating

Looking for a good place for dinner but are worried that eating out may compromise your ethics? Worry no more. The Heavy Table (a Twin Cities-based magazine telling the stories of food and drink in the Upper Midwest), Danny Schwartzman of Common Roots, veterinarian Will Winter of Thousand Hills Cattle company, and Jane Rosemarin from Slow Food Minnesota […]

Eating What You Love: Ruminations on “The Compassionate Carnivore”

(Part One of two) I’ve been reading a book called The Compassionate Carnivore, by Catherine Friend, the southeastern Minnesota farmer who wrote Hit by a Farm. It’s an extremely thoughtful, readable book about how to make the choice to eat meat a responsible, sustainable, ethical, and (most of all) compassionate choice. Friend undertakes this project […]

Who grew your rice?

In this BBC story,  British student Stacey tells her story of spending five weeks in southeast Asia, working in the industries that supply Britain with its seafood and rice. Stacey came away from the experience confident in the quality and safety of the food being produced, but stunned and shocked by the toll it takes […]