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April 25th, 2013
Can We Learn from the Bees in Time to Save Them?
This Earth Week we look to the honey bee, that perfect symbol of human dependency on nature, for our own health and well-being.
April 8th, 2013
Ridding Schools of Fast Food, Junk Food, and Soda Pushers
With the passage of the Healthy, Hungry-Free Kids Act of 2010, in addition to improving school meals, Congress required the U.S. Department of Agriculture to update nearly non-existent nutrition standards on so-called competitive foods.
March 29th, 2013
Will April Showers Still Bring May Flowers?
California Farmers and Ranchers report from the front lines Quick, what comes to mind when you hear the word “spring?” Let us count the ways we know spring has arrived… the sight of bright green buds, sturdy se.
February 28th, 2013
Forward with Cool Foods
“Keep Calm and Eat Cool Foods” read our cherry-red signs as the Cool Foods Campaign marched toward the Washington Monument on Sunday, February 17th.
February 4th, 2013
The 5 Coolest Treats for Your Valentine
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. This year why not show your love the Cool Foods way? 1.
January 18th, 2013
The Agricultural Fulcrum: Better Food, Better Climate
In a timely and provocative piece published today in The Atlantic , Cool Foods Campaign Director Diana Donlon highlights the unique potency of agriculture, positioned at the fulcrum of food and climate.
January 16th, 2013
Congress Passes Damaging Farm Bill Extension in "Fiscal Cliff" Package
Biotech riders omitted, but organic and other sustainable programs take a major hit On September 30, 2012 Congress did the unthinkable when it let the 2008 Farm Bill—the legislation that governs national food and farm policy—.
November 16th, 2012
Thanksgiving traditions for a changing climate
As Thanksgiving approaches, we are reminded of time with family, showing gratitude, and honoring the land’s abundance. Traditionally, we give thanks for a successful, diverse, and plentiful harvest.
November 5th, 2012
Get out and vote... With Your Fork!
For Spanish, click here While election season is upon us, let’s remember that we are already voting every day.
October 25th, 2012
Mayor and City Council of LA announce nation's most comprehensive Good Food Policy initiative!
Riding on the heels of our letter last week , the City of Los Angeles has announced that they will move forward with an ambitious and commendable Good Food Procurement Policy.
October 17th, 2012
California Newspaper Editorial Boards Spread False Claims and Faulty Logic on Proposition 37
Each election season, proponents and opponents of the various initiatives on the California ballot hope for the state’s major newspaper endorsements.
October 16th, 2012
Cool Foods Supports Good Food policy!
The Cool Foods Campaign is helping and supporting cities to adopt "Cool Food" Policies.
October 1st, 2012
Why California Needs Prop 37: Center for Food Safety's Position on the Food Labeling Initiative
by Rebecca Spector, West Coast Director Center for Food Safety (CFS) has been fighting for labeling of genetically engineered (GE) foods and the public’s “right to know” since its inception fifteen years ago.
September 7th, 2012
Stanford Research on Organics Hits the Stats, but Misses the Point
“Are Organic Foods Safer or Healthier than Conventional Alternatives?” Stanford University researchers attempted to answer this question in their recently released analysis of published literature on the health, nutrition and s.
September 7th, 2012
There's nothing "cool" about wasting food
There has been a parade of headlines lately about the shocking statistic that approximately 40 percent of the food in the United States is thrown away . Even allowing some room for error, this level of waste is staggering on many fronts.