The true cost of chocolate production has been paid by cocoa-producing communities in the service of profit for a few. This must change.
Food Tank is highlighting 23 books to help readers learn about the food system, cook with new flavors, and grow their own food this spring.
The standards, which require more sustainable and equitable practices than many existing certifications, are based around three pillars: soil health and land management, animal welfare, and farmer and worker fairness.
“We want to make sure that everyone who is involved in the production of our raw materials… that those lives are being respected and that labor is not being exploited,” says David Bronner on Food Talk.
The skin-care company is now investing a surprising amount of time and capital in projects that affect how people eat—from GMO labeling to promoting regenerative agriculture—putting themselves at the forefront of efforts to build a more sustainable food system.