Food Stamp Challenge: Week 2

This week was disheartening at best. It makes me shake my head with sorrow at our broken food system and the challenges that face poor, underprivileged and impoverished families. They are fighting an uphill battle – and few are on their side despite the lip service paid by government officials and corporate spokespersons. And, now… 

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Food Stamp Challenge Week #1: $68 Down

On Saturday morning, my son and I got dressed, packed my bag with a calculator, Seafood Watch’s Pocket Guide and the Environmental Working Group’s Wallet Guide to the Dirty Dozen and the Cleanest Fifteen, my cell phone for last minute customer service calls and   a pocket book of cash.   We headed thirty miles… 

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Wise Traditions 2009

Wise Traditions 2009 – the Weston A Price Foundation’s 10th Annual Conference – is just around the corner and I’m planning to attend.   It’ll be my first Weston A Price Foundation conference, and the line up has me entranced: lectures about sacred foods and traditional diets, films, cooking classes, yoga.   Best of all… 

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