Food Articles to Chew On

Healthy eating, family farms, food traditions and more. Over the years, these are a few food stories I've had the pleasure to tell.

Food Production

How Ventura County Keeps Farming Alive in Southern California - KCET-TV’s LA Foodway

Why We Aren't Eating Vegetables ... It's Not Why You Think - UC Food Observer, University of California

The Battle Against Sugar Wins A Few Rounds - Do Sugar Taxes Work? How Are Sugar and Addiction Connected? Why Are Some Universities Banning Soft Drinks? - UC Food Observer, University of California

How Home Gardeners Can Save Heirloom Foods, and Why You Should Care. A Talk with John Torgrimson of Seed Savers Exchange, "The Nation's Largest Seed Swap" -  KCET-TV, Los Angeles

Southern Lifestyle Guru P. Allen Smith on Heritage Poultry  (Why He's Protecting 60 Historic Poultry Species} - UC Food Observer, University of California

Cattle Ranching Is California's Number-One Land Use and Has Several Key Ecological Benefits That Might Surprise You- UC Food Observer, University of California

Raising pigs Helps California's Small Farms - UC Food Observer, University of California

From Seeds to Manure Teas (How One of Southern California's Old Farming Families Survives Today) - KCET-TV, Los Angeles

Food & Culture

Understanding Women's History Through Food with Laura Schenone, Author of A Thousand Years over a Hot Stove (James Beard Foundation Winner) - UC Food Observer, University of California

In the Wisconsin Farm Fields, the Award-Winning Wormfarm Institute is Reconnecting "Agri" with "Culture" - UC Food Observer, University of California

Shedding a Light on Global Conflict and Encouraging Community Support with Food Events in Chicago - Civil Eats

My dog Maggie and Me, by Isabel Lawrence Photography