Relational Foodsheds?

What is it, really, that I am up to with my current work? Don’t you ask that yourself? Where is this leading me? What has me so in its grip? Relational eating is one part – the personal, spiritual, embodied, earthy self-as-eater...

Who Stole Thanksgiving?

The holidays are upon us. Will you gather with family for a traditional meal? Do you have any idea where the food on your holiday table is right now on its long journey from farm to fork? Most of the year we can ignore the “who” and the “where”...

50/50/500

I think I’m starting to write a PhD dissertation posing as a book tour stomp speech. My emerging platform is 50/50/500 from the research for my book, Blessing the Hands that Feed Us, summarized in a sentence in my TEDxSeattle talk. The...

What I eat now

I already get the question: “Do you still ‘do it’”? They mean 10-mile eating. Like in the old days: “Do you still live on under $1000 a month”? Well, no to both. But what’s changed since B10MD (before...

The 50% Solution for Local Food

French women, they day, stay thin because they only eat 50% of what we eat. A slither rather than a slice. A pat instead of a slather. Frugalistas long ago discovered the 50% solution. Use half until you reach just enough. Half the shampoo. Half...