YES! Magazine has just published “Land, Co-ops, Compost: A Local Food Economy Emerges in Boston’s Poorest Neighborhoods“. This is an article adapted from the piece that Glynn Lloyd and I wrote last fall in this blog.
Cultivate Your Food Economy
By 2013 Tufts Practical Visionaries Field Project team: Kathleen O’Brien, Marcy Ostberg, Becca Schofield, Hannah Sobel, and Heidi Stucker Food isn’t just what you eat – it’s also an economic system that we all interact with. Because it is so fundamental to our lives, food is a powerful window through which to better understand howContinue reading Cultivate Your Food Economy
Transforming the Food Economy
By Ian Adelman The food movement has grabbed the attention of many of us interested in realizing a just and sustainable future. Food is a starting point for discussions of equity, environment, culture, race, health, and the economy. In the following post I will share how I have used the food lens to explore transformativeContinue reading Transforming the Food Economy
April 13 Cultivating a New Food Economy: Putting People and Planet First
The Tufts New Economy Group (led by Practical Visionaries Workshop students) is hosting an all-day summit on April 13. Register now! Cultivating a New Food Economy: Putting People and Planet First April 13th, 2013 8:30am – 4:30pm Do you ever feel overwhelmed by the barrage of negativity surrounding our food systems? Daily we are madeContinue reading April 13 Cultivating a New Food Economy: Putting People and Planet First