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Why a Salad Costs More Than a Big Mac - The Consumerist: Salad more than Big Mac Graphic
A dis-heartening graphic about why salads are so much more expensive than a hamburger from McDonald's.
Taco, Deconstructed: Your Taco, Deconstructed - a one-page chart from GOOD Magazine Blog
The path of sourcing a single taco is a journey that takes the ingredients up to 64,000 miles from as far as Thailand and Chile to ending up as a taco in San Francisco, CA.
OprahTest Your Food IQ - Oprah.com
How much do you really know about the food you feed your family every day? Take this quiz to test your food smarts.
The United States of Food, via map - Edible Geography: US Food Map
Sample maps from the Food Environmental Atlas, including multiple country-wide maps which look at landscapes through the food lense, the prevalance of obesity and access to grocery stores.
Epicurious MapSeasonal Ingredient Map - Epicurious.com
An interactive map that shows what's fresh in every state, including recipes and ingredient descriptions.
NRDC logoVilsack says Farmers and Environmentalists Have Common Ground - NRDC
In a recent speech to the National Resources Defense Council, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack discusses why both environmentalists and farmers are "drawn close to the land...and (we) share a lot of common ground; if only we'd learn how to talk to each other better."
The Femivore's Delimma - New York TimesFemivore Photo
Are you a Femivore? They New York Times asks why all these women are building chicken coops.
School Lunch: An Open Letter to Our Children: We're Sorry About School Lunch - Simple, Good and Tasty
Touching letter to the nation's children about why their school lunches taste like that do, and ideas to affect change. The author ends with..."Don't let any of us off the hook. You deserve our full attention..."
Teaching Kids to Eat Healthily: School Lunch in France - Time Magazine
How France is teaching their kids about school food - quite different than the American approach.
Jamie Oliver: Video of British Chef, Jamie Oliver, makes the case for an all-out assault on our ignorance of food, and shares stories from his project in West Virginia.
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Don't die with your music still in you. -- Dr. Wayne Dyer
"We either make ourselves miserable or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same." --- Carlos Castaneda
"You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection." --- Buddha rules4humans.com
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