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Q&A with Food Tank’s Danielle Nierenberg

Q&A with Food Tank’s Danielle Nierenberg

Food Tank launched on January 10, 2013 and in just slightly over a year, has grown to be one of the largest online food communities. The launch was covered by sites as disparate as Ag Week and Grist. Almost immediately, they had a listserv of 85,000 people and a large, passionate following. The Food Think Tank is as much a social media success story as an organizational success. Founded by Ellen Gustafson and Danielle Nierenberg, […]

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April 9, 2014 at 8:50 amCulture

Q&A With Food Writer and Skeptic Nathanael Johnson

Q&A With Food Writer and Skeptic Nathanael Johnson

Nathanael Johnson is a journalist and the author of All Natural, a book that seeks to find the truth among natural and technological solutions to daily life. In 2013, he became the food writer for Grist, an online environmental publication, and promptly started on a 26-part series examining genetically modified food. Titled “Panic-Free GMOs” topics ranged from the existence of allergens in GE foods to reviews of books on GMOs to the connection between GE seeds […]

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April 2, 2014 at 10:18 amCulture

Q&A With Clint Smith – Spoken Word Activist and Educator

Q&A With Clint Smith – Spoken Word Activist and Educator

Clint Smith is a 25-year-old activist and spoken word poet from New Orleans with a resume beyond his years. He’s a Teach for America alum who is currently teaching English at Parkdale High School in Maryland. He’s won multiple awards as a poet and educator including being named the 2013 Christine D. Sarbanes Teacher of the Year by the Maryland Humanities Council. In 2012 he served as a cultural ambassador to Swaziland on behalf of the […]

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March 3, 2014 at 1:34 pmCulture

Webcomic Artist Sarah Becan Thinks You’re Sauceome

Webcomic Artist Sarah Becan Thinks You’re Sauceome

For those of you who don’t know her, Sarah Becan is the author and illustrator behind the blog Sauceome. Now in its third year, Sauceome has grown from its beginnings as a food diary and daily memoir about food, body image, and life into a blog that celebrates food in all its comic (pun intended) forms. Becan’s work is a great introduction to food comics because she tackles every area of food you can think […]

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February 11, 2014 at 8:15 amCulture Features Multimedia

Interview with Cooking App Developer, Will Turnage

Interview with Cooking App Developer, Will Turnage

We’re familiar with the way that technology can help us shop for local food, keep track of calories, and identify harmful ingredients in processed foods, but how can people who work with food and people who innovate technology join forces to solve even bigger problems, like the sustainable distribution of meat, or help improve the availability of local produce? Food + Tech Connect is a media and research company that aims to make those links. Through […]

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January 23, 2014 at 11:43 amCulture