Curbing Consumer Demand for Sugary Drinks

On November 4th, 2014 voters in Berkeley and San Francisco will be deciding whether to tax sugary drinks. If passed, Proposition E would add .02 cents per ounce on sugary beverages to fund physical education, nutrition, and active recreation programs. The tax is estimated to bring in $31 million in revenues per year if passed....more

Celebrate Food DAy

October 24 is Food Day – a chance to participate and celebrate the Real Food movement.This year’s Food Day is even more grassroots-oriented than last year’s.  It’s a  fun way to promote healthy, affordable and sustainable food....more

Food Day Celebrated For the First Time in 34 Years

Here on the West Coast tonight, the first Food Day in 34 years is drawing to a close. This celebration, which was organized by the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), focuses on "healthy, affordable food produced in a sustainable, humane way." CSPI hope the event will become an annual event now that they've relaunched the event that started in 1975. ...more
@cookingwithkary This is such a great example of how easy it is to take something local and ...more

Food Day Monday October 24, 2011

I received an email from Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution today announcing “Food Day” which is Monday October 24, 2011.If you haven’t heard about it check out This is an event after my own heart! Involving all aspects of the food chain, health, education and government, asking for us to prepare a meal with local food and teach others how to cook the meal. “Food Day's goal is nothing less than to transform the American diet “ ...more
@BlogHerFood @cookingwithkary @gigabiting LOVE IT!! #foodday is going to be really exciting!more