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James Beard Foundation Announces 2013 Leadership Award Recipients

Gus Schumacher, Marion Nestle among honorees
Jul 29, 2013 10:01 am

The James Beard Foundation just announced the recipients of its 2013 Leadership Awards, given each year to individuals who work overtime to help support a better food system. This year's group features some familiar faces, such as Wholesome Wave's Gus Schumacher and professor, author and founder of the informative site, Dr. Marion Nestle. 


Nischan, Nestle Weigh In On Food Deserts

A Times article spawns a heated debate on obesity
Apr 19, 2012 11:01 am

Gina Kolata’s recent article in The New York Times posited that the correlation between food deserts (urban or rural areas that lack access to healthy food) and obesity is not as pronounced as has been publicized. We get reaction from food politics heavyweights Michel Nischan and Dr. Marion Nestle.

Top 5: Food Politics Websites

Stay updated about the agenda behind your dinner
Nov 15, 2011 4:01 pm
Michelle Obama

Were you the last to know that there was a fatal E. Coli outbreak happening in Europe? Have you only recently learned which fish are sustainable? You, dear reader, are in dire need of food news sites to keep you up-to-date with all things political in the food world.

The A To Z of Food Activism

James Beard's Sustainability Conference's Big Ideas
Oct 14, 2011 12:31 pm
Photo: Ken Goodman

A few dozen people, including some of the top names in food politics, gathered atop a Manhattan skyscraper for the past two days to discuss just about every food issue you could imagine at a James Beard Foundation conference. It was titled Sustainability on the Table: How Money & Media Influence the Way America Eats, but the tagline merely...


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