You can't encourage other people to eat a diet that's better for them and the planet by getting all vegangelical on them.
Jill Richardson, an OtherWords columnist, writes about all aspects of the food system, from farm to fork. She’s the author of Recipe for America: Why Our Food System is Broken and What We Can Do To Fix It and blogs at La Vida Locavore.
The gusher of money, time, and resources wasted on one genetically engineered crop imbued with a single vitamin could have solved some easier-to-fix problems behind worldwide hunger.
Americans need to hear from the media about the climate crisis even if there's a shortage of cheerful angles.
Is it really worth filling up a landfill to avoid making your own coffee?
Lax regulation of toxic chemicals turns us all into human guinea pigs.
With so much of the nation's food supply concentrated in the "Shake and Bake" state, its good weather is bad news for us all.