Sustainable Eating

Speakers cover a wide range of practices which all contribute to eating in a way that has a lower environmental footprint and is more sustainable and environmentally benign - including eating lower on the food chain, buying local, buying farm direct, buying seasonal, natural, organic, fresh and whole, storing and preparing efficiently, preparing and eating for nutrition and health, minimizing waste, recycling and composting waste.

Speakers’ Books On Agriculture,
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E Jay Weinstein. Author of The Ethical Gourmet, a guide to environmentally friendly and ethically produced foods, he is executive editor Kitchen & Cook, monthly newsletter of the Culinary Institute of America. His articles have appeared in The New York Times, and his food commentaries have run on NPR's "All Things Considered"… More >>
Jay Weinstein
E Laura Stec. A classically trained chef and seasonal, local, organic and whole foods expert, she founded the Environmental Eating Action Team in 1994. She teaches at San Francisco Bay Area culinary schools, hosts a TV cooking show “From The Farm,” and is the author of the pathbreaking Cool Cuisine: Taking The Bite Out of Global WarmingMore >> Laura Stec

E Denis Hayes. Co-author of Cowed: The Hidden Impact of 93 Million Cows, Hayes lays out how raising and eating cattle has depleted America’s largest aquifer, created health problems, and drastically increased methane discharges. Eating one pound of beef, he explains, produces a greater carbon footprint than burning a gallon of gas… More >>

Denis Hayes
E David Blume. Founder and Executive Director of the International Institute for Ecological Agriculture, he is an expert in permaculture as well as biointensive and organic gardening. He explains the health and societal benefits of vegetarian and more sustainable meat diets, and he promotes farm direct and localization of food sources… More >> David Blume

E Annie Bond. She has authored five books on healthy homes and lifestyles, including two on food, sustainable eating, and the kitchen. They are The Green Kitchen Handbook (with a foreword by Meryl Streep) and her newest work, True Food: Eight Simple Steps to a Healthier You. It covers how to select, prepare, serve, and store food… More >>

Annie Bond
E Matt Levine. Founder and editor of Natural Business News, he is a 20-year veteran in the natural products industry. He was the lead product expert at SPINS, the world's number one provider of information on the industry and its consumer dynamics, and he has been a natural foods buyer as well as worked in retail management… More >> Matt Levine

E Lisa Kivirist. Co-founder of the Rural Renaissance Network and co-author of both Rural Renaissance and Farmstead Chef, she is an advocate for women in sustainable and organic agriculture, a Kellogg Food and Society Policy Fellow, and director of the Rural Women’s Project for the Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service… More >>

Lisa Kivirist

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