International movement opposing fast food and promoting dining as a source of pleasure.
A fun, hip site full of eco-friendly tips and resources good for people and the planet
Action and resource center for the organic and fair trade movements.
Green homes tips, product reviews, environmental health and wellness products information, and green living advice.
The Children's Environmental Health Coalition is dedicated to educating the publicparents about environmental toxins that affect children's health
The Eat Well Guide is a free, online directory of sustainably raised meat, poultry, dairy and eggs from farms, stores, restaurants and online outlets in the US and Canada. Consumers simply enter their zip code to find local products that were raised sustainably.
A must read socio-cultural report that explains how the development of fast-food restaurants has led to the standardization of American culture, widespread obesity, urban sprawl and more. By Eric Schlosser
By Michael Pollan. In this runaway bestseller, Pollan, a brilliant progressive professor of Journalism at Berkeley, follows different meals- one fast food, one organic, one small-scale local agriculture, and one he hunts and gathers himself- through the food chain. By analyzing how food is grown, packaged, shipped and produced he covers the gamut of social, cultural, environmental and physical health issues related to how food is produced and consumed.The success of this book and the number of people reading it provides as much hope as the fact that George Bush’s ratings have finally dropped.
A comprehensive history of the political storm surrounding GMOs. Author Bill Lambrecht is equally skeptical of the claims of industry leaders and activists and critical of the government’s incompetence in regulating this important matter.
A reliable discussion of diet and health that is not influenced by the politics of the food industry.
Nutrition guru Marion Nestle describes the ways the food industry- through lobbying, advertising and the co-opting of experts- negatively influences our dietary choices and contributes to obesity, poor nutrition, and illness.
To find a farmer's market near you, check out this listing by state
The George Mateljan Foundation for the World's Healthiest Foods was established by George Mateljan to discover, develop and share scientifically proven information about the benefits of healthy eating, and to provide the personalized support individuals need to make eating The World's Healthiest Foods enjoyable, easy, quick and affordable.