- July 1st, 2014
Vermont, Maine, and New Hampshire, respectively, claimed the top three spots in the 2014 Locavore Index, a ranking of each state’s—and the District of Columbia’s—commitment to promoting and providing locally grown foods.By Michael Fenster, MD, FACC, FSCA&I, PEMBA
- May 1st, 2014
Nearly two-thirds of Americans state their main reason for purchasing locally sourced food is to support local businesses (and they will readily pay more to get it).
- December 1st, 2013
The fight to label genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in foods has always been a challenge. Large companies like Monsanto, Cargill, Nestlé, and others are opposed to GMO labeling. In 2012, California Proposition 37—a proposition seeking to label GMO food in California and keep said foods from being called “natural”—was rejected.Learn how to avoid GMOs the next time you shopBy Amy Vergin