|Essay||California Thursdays Success Story: San Diego Unified||
San Diego USD is sending the message that school food can be both delicious and nutritious, and the district's students are listening.
|Download||Big Ideas: A New Alignment with Academic Standards||
Created in partnership with National Geographic, with examples of learning experiences for linking food, culture, health, and the environment.
|Essay||Long before the First Thanksgiving||
Arizona Pima Indian elders teach children to prepare traditional foods while sharing stories, songs, history, and culture.
|Gary Paul Nabhan|
|Essay||Meditations on an Apple||
As you raise the apple to your lips, savor the millions of agreements and simple actions, arrayed across time and space, connecting you to each other and to the land.
How whole foods came to be treated not as complex ecologies, but as mere delivery systems for "nutrients."
|Essay||Farming the Future||
Future food security will require new crops of farmers with a diversity of approaches adapted to local conditions.
|Essay||The Pleasures of Eating||
Much of the pleasure of eating is in consciousness of the world from which food comes. This pleasure may be the best available standard of our health.
|Essay||In the Tangle||
Work that permeates your entire life and demands your energy and heart returns great treasures.
|Essay||Taking Back Our Food||
Local agriculture and a return to small-scale farming are essential to solving the global food crisis.
|Miguel A. Altieri|
|Essay||Farming's Central Role in Alleviating Poverty||
Farming, ecological stewardship, and a sense of place play central roles in efforts to alleviate poverty.