4.25.2007

Understanding the 2007 Farm Bill so we can do something about it

Cooking up a story ( a *great* video based food site, btw) has a good bit on the 2007 Farm Bill:

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Preserving Fossil Fuels and Nearby Farmland by Eating Locally - New York Times

Preserving Fossil Fuels and Nearby Farmland by Eating Locally - New York Times

what fun! And I can't wait for Barbara Kingsolver's new book, out in under a week.

4.24.2007

Mercury in Seafood

I *heart* seafood. But it is sooooo complicated - from mercury to sustainability and fishermens' livelihoods in between. On the mercury front, Shaw's supermarkets, as subsidiaries of Albertson's, will start labeling fish in terms of their health risks. Now if only they could be as cool as ecofish and provide only sustainable choices to begin with. And let's not even try to throw local into that mix.