“We can’t tell people to buy fresh food if there is no place to buy it.” –Michelle Obama
You're what you eat (Blog 7)

“We can’t tell people to buy fresh food if there is no place to buy it.” –Michelle Obama


Last semester I took a course about food injustice and insecurity, and I learned about the politics, policies, and management of our food supply.  Before taking this course I was utterly unaware of the term “food deserts.”  I am now a staunch believer that your geographic location determines access and availability to nutritious food.   Food … Continue reading

Wanna Change the World? There’s Nothing to it, Says Chipotle
You're what you eat (Blog 7)

Wanna Change the World? There’s Nothing to it, Says Chipotle


In early September the Mexican fast food chain Chipotle released a short video entitled “The Scarecrow,” an innovative marketing tactic with an anti-factory-farming message. The video features a Scarecrow who works in an industrial food factory, but then returns home to his small farm where he decides to harvest his vegetables and travel to the … Continue reading

You Are What (your supply chain gives you to?) Eat [Blog 7 Prompt]
You're what you eat (Blog 7)

You Are What (your supply chain gives you to?) Eat [Blog 7 Prompt]


From the blog council (Jenna, Kate, Kaitlyn): “…we thought it would be interesting for the next blog post to have people search the internet for a video/article/or controversial image that depicts the american food supply. Include the link and describe the ethical consideration as well as their thoughts and reactions.” As per their instructions, you … Continue reading