Good News on Food Day: Seattle

Seattle’s food story is an important element in Blessing the Hands that Feed Us (Viking/Penguin 2013/4), so I’ve watched the growth of local sustainable food up close and personal. Seattle has been a leader among cities – from...

The new agriculture-paradigm defined

Here’s a report coauthored by my old friend Daniele Giovannucci that brings together expert global testimony into an understanding about why and how agriculture needs to change. This is a summary of the report for the curious to skim and...

News, Classes, Ideas, Resources

Sign Up for News about Events, Lectures & Classes Video with Vicki about money, food and life Like Blessing the Hands that Feed Us (Viking 2014) on Facebook Blessing The Hands that Feed Us is… o   A funny, informative, inspiring story...

Relational Eating

If you haven’t gotten to watch my TEDxSeattle talk, now’s the time. It’s a 14-minute encapsulation of the core messages of my new book, Blessing the Hands that Feed Us (Viking 2014)

Letter to a young farmer

While this blog is called “Your Money or Your Life” I am migrating the core understanding of living your values financially to living your values through your eating – and I’m bringing you along. The book arising from the...

Memories of another life

Today, looking at the tiny house on wheels a teenager on Whidbey is building got me thinking about the motorhome – the Ultimate Vehicle – I and my clan built in the early 70’s. A decade ago, sure I wasn’t going on the road...