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June 29, 2007

You Act Out What You Eat

You probably know much of the next two paragraphs, but the link between food and, say, classroom behavior is less well-known. Check out the bolded paragraph below and read more from Ode Magazine, which has just updated their website -...


June 25, 2007

Work Song, part 2: A Vision, by Wendell Berry

If we will have the wisdom to survive, to stand like slow growing trees on a ruined place, renewing, enriching it... then a long time after we are dead the lives our lives prepare will live here, their houses strongly...


June 21, 2007

$5 billion worth of local food!

Presbyterians and apparently lots of other Americans are buying locally-grown food. This niche has widened to $5,000,000,000,000 annually in the U.S. And in case you hadn't heard, Barbara Kingsolver just wrote a book about her own family's struggles and joys...


June 15, 2007

First-ever cut in state food tax passes in Tennessee!

PHP celebrates the victory of Tennesseans for Fair Taxation (TFT), a group we've been able to fund with gifts to the One Great Hour of Sharing. The first-ever reduction of the state's high food tax has now passed both houses...


June 13, 2007

A Terroir-ists Manifesto For Eating in Place

I'll have the great fortune of spending a week this summer with Gary Nabhan, Director of the Center for Sustainable Environments, and wanted to share his manifesto for eating with you. Gary is the author of many books, including Coming...

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