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KQED's Forum: Slow Food Nation

KQED's Forum: Slow Food Nation

| August 27, 2008 | 2 Comments

Listen to Slow Food Nation on KQED’s Forum. This Labor Day weekend San Francisco will host Slow Food Nation — a four day gathering to promote sustainable and healthy food. We talk with organizers and experts in the slow food movement, exploring the connection between our plates and the planet.

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The Rising Cost of Food, Part 2 of 2

The Rising Cost of Food, Part 2 of 2

| April 29, 2008 | 2 Comments

Two weeks ago, I mentioned the rising cost of food around the world. It’s been a hot topic lately, and reports are becoming more grim. Costs are starting to hit home in our supermarkets, and warehouse retail chains are even beginning to restrict volume (20 pound) rice sales due to supply issues. Most sustainable food […]

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Grace Cathedral, The Forum Podcasts

Grace Cathedral, The Forum Podcasts

| January 28, 2008 | 0 Comments

Grace Cathedral is the eponymous “cathedral on a hill” in San Francisco. It’s located on Nob Hill, and many of us have been there to see the beautiful Keith Haring altar at the AIDS Chapel, or to walk the labyrinth inside the church. What I didn’t know until recently is that Grace Cathedral hosts a […]

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Hungry Planet

Hungry Planet

| January 16, 2008 | 2 Comments

Hungry Planet takes a look at what the world eats, country by country, family by family. Photos show 30 different families posing with a typical week’s worth of food, and details include how much they spend on food, the breakdown by types of food, a family recipe and an essay about the family and their […]

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Michael Pollan & John Mackey

Michael Pollan & John Mackey

| February 28, 2007 | 3 Comments

Those expecting a brawl got more of a lovefest when Whole Foods CEO John Mackey met with Michael Pollan author of The Omnivore’s Dilemma at UC Berkeley last night. The feud, if you can call it that, goes to back to a time shortly after the publication of the book when Mackey took issue with […]

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Late February at the Farmers’ Market

Late February at the Farmers’ Market

| February 27, 2007 | 1 Comment

Between my vacation and a work trip to Southern California, my time in the Bay Area lately has been sporadic. The first thing I try and do when I return home to San Francisco is to visit a farmers’ market. Farmers’ markets ground me. Seeing the fruits and vegetables that are in season reminds where […]

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