Earlier this month, luminaries of the food movement — who also happen to be longtime friends — took the stage at Cooper Union’s historic Great Hall for a friendly conversation about the current state of food and agriculture.
Our editors consider some of the food system’s biggest debates this week with reads on the reality of Fair Trade certification, GMO-phobia and the Gulf’s so-called “dead zone.”
Recently, the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) came to New York to receive the Roosevelt Freedom from Want Medal. Starting November 11, they launched an ongoing week of action to move Wendy’s to sign a social responsibility program.
The greatest, most inspirational texts of the good food movement are the many writings of Wendell Berry, who will be honored here in Manhattan next week.