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Good News: Week 5

This week, we strongly agree with Mark Bittman’s Food Manifesto for the Future and were inspired by Tom Philpott’s career path. We’re very excited about new and innovative materials that can go a…

Good News: Week 4

In this fourth week of 2011, we really like the idea of gyms that charge you for NOT exercising. We also read about how our food supply depends on environments hospitable to pollinators,…

What's wrong with our food system? Ask Birke, 11.

What’s wrong with our food system? Ask Birke, 11.

When an issue can be eloquently explained by an 11-year-old, in just over five minutes, could it really be that hard to solve? Coming generations will judge us by our actions or, even…

Goodlifer: Food Rules: Answering the Question "What Should I eat?"

Food Rules: Answering the Question “What Should I eat?”

Whenever I get up on my soapbox and start talking to my friends and family about the pitiful state of our food system, the one thing they always ask me is “so what…

Goodlifer: New Beginnings

New Beginnings

Take responsibility for your actions, stay hopeful, be healthy, tirelessly strive, love unconditionally, and approach everything with a positive attitude (even the laundry that has to be hauled two blocks to the laundromat…

Goodlifer: Cheese, I don't Need You

Cheese, I don’t Need You

On a usual Friday night after work, I would stop by Murray’s Cheese in Grand Central Station, pick up a few different wedges and a baguette at the bread shop. A cheese platter…

Eating-in for Healthy School Lunches

You can raise your kids on the most conscious diet of local, farm-fresh, organic food, and find that once they start school, all your efforts are instantly undercut. Unless you happen to live…

Goodlifer: 90 Days of Organic Raw Vegan-ness: week 13

90 Days of Organic Raw Vegan-ness: week 13

I am writing the last week of our raw organic vegan-ness diet a few weeks after we finished. In a way this allows me to reflect upon the entire experience as a whole…

Goodlifer: 90 Days of Organic Raw Vegan-ness: week 12

90 Days of Organic Raw Vegan-ness: week 12

Two more weeks. That’s what I kept thinking about week 12. I was longing for another vegan burrito on day 90 to celebrate. Luckily, my good friend Deniz came down from Montreal to…

Goodlifer: 90 Days of Organic Raw Vegan-ness: week 11

90 Days of Organic Raw Vegan-ness: week 11

This week we got the first box of produce from our new CSA, J.R. Organics. Although we received a mid-week email update of all the items that would be in our weekly box…

Goodlifer: Cooking Connection: Agitators

Cooking Connection: Agitators

His biggest sin, was not eating the cold cuts. After that Patricia wanted nothing to do with him. She didn’t simply avoid socializing with him. She took it further, ignoring him at office…

Goodlifer: 90 Days of Organic Raw Vegan-ness: week 10

90 Days of Organic Raw Vegan-ness: week 10

The general theme for week 10 was definitely You’ve got to shop around. In my short time residing in Southern California I have been told at least once a month, “how lucky I…

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