The Food Systems Leadership Network, part of The Wallace Center at Winrock International, held their inaugural "Author Talk" with Mark Winne discussing his book, Food Town, USA....

Healthy, sustainable fare is changing communities across this country, revitalizing towns that have been ravaged by disappearing industries and decades of inequity.

What sparked this revolution? How are communities making their ideas a reality...

Whitewash and Grain by Grain covers

The overuse of chemicals in agriculture has brought with it a host of health and ecological problems. Despite the risks, governments have continued to give a green light to the companies producing harmful chemical pesticides, herbicides, and...

Take a moment and make a mental list of America’s top foodie cities in the Unites States. What cities come to mind? I am guessing, but I suspect Boise, Idaho or Sitka, Alaska are probably not on that list! Yet, they are the new face of the food...

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Jacksonville is one of the cities featured in Mark Winne's Food Town, USA. During his visit, Winne met leaders who are addressing food insecurity, entrepreneurs of the thriving food scene, and innovative farmers who are transforming food...

Island Press Field Notes blog

Two full lifetimes ago consuming more calories was always welcome, taste was secondary, and having enough food defined everyday life. Nowadays, the opposite holds true: our society is awash in calories and individuals expect their food to satisfy...

Island Press Field Notes

Kevin Walker offers an insightful perspective on the consequences of America’s modern food system.

In this conversation, Kevin D. Walker answers the question: What is the grand food bargain? 

In this week's #ForewordFriday, hear the story of the straight-shooting “green economy cowboy” Bob Quinn in his own words. 

Island Press Field Notes blog

Farm Bill experts answer: What is the Farm Bill? And why does it matter? 

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