Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

Follow the Things

While many people acknowledge that they don’t know much about the production side of the things they consume, taking the next step to find out more can sometimes be a struggle. Followthethings.com is a cool website that helps consumers find documentaries, books, and more that detail how their products are created, distributed, and consumed. “Things” […]

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

Healthy Fast Food

Grist reported earlier this week that the fast food industry is turning more and more towards fresh and healthy foods: Fast food companies understand that Bad Fast Food might be approaching its expiration date. Rather than clinging ever tighter to their fattening products like Coca Cola did, they’re remixing them. As one of the main […]

Monday, February 25th, 2013

I skinned a deer.

There, the title said it. I have been in closer contact with the meat I eat than most vegans or vegetarians have, but I still eat meat. And I’m here to talk about how I can be a proud female food activist and still eat meat, which is seemingly incongruous in some minds. For class […]