Public Health

Eleven Inspiring Sustainable Chefs

Chefs can be arbiters of change, choosing local ingredients and bringing fresh healthy food to the masses. Here are eleven great examples.

12 Musicians Promoting Food Movement Initiatives

These 12 artists have participated in the movement to change the food system, either by teaming up with organizations or influencing their fans to take action.

Studies Show Exposure to Certain Chemicals May Increase Risk of Obesity

Recent studies show that improper diet and exercise may not be the only factors contributing to the obesity epidemic.

13 Books on the Food System That Could Save the Environment

Check out these 13 books that identify and explain the problems in the food system—and how to make changes in it.

15 Websites Saving the Environment by Changing the Food System

Each of these 15 websites explores the complex relationship between food and the environment.

“Farm Rx”: Georgia Organics Works to Bring Food and Medicine Together.

Georgia Organics, the Georgia organic farmer association, reached out to healthcare professionals with a “Food as Health” track at their 2013 annual conference.

Obesity and Inequality in Chile

President Piñera’s Elige Vivir Sano program aims to reduce obesity by educating Chileans about physical activity and nutrition.

40 Organizations That Are Shaking Up the Food System

These 40 organizations are doing invaluable work to change the way we eat, grow, cook, buy, and sell food.

10 Movies About the Food Movement Worth Watching

Here are 10 food documentaries worth watching to learn more about issues in the food system.

Five Innovative Solutions From “Food Desert” Activists

As access to healthy and affordable food becomes a more pressing public issue, governments, organizations and individuals implement new and varied solutions.