My Book: High Steaks
Cimate change is a health issue: Public Health Assn of BC
This week I had the opportunity to speak to the Summer School of the Public Health Association of B.C., on ways we...
July 13, 2016
China (Yes, China) showing leadership on meat reduction
China has a reputation for creating environmental problems, not solving them. But the country is demonstrating...
June 22, 2016
Meatless Monday gets thumbs-up from Food Policy Council
The debate wasn't even contentious. Last month, the Vancouver Food Policy Council (VFPC) voted to support the...
June 19, 2016
Let's replace Agriculture policies with Food Policies.
That headline says a lot. Like other countries, Canada has governed food largely through Agriculture policies that...
April 30, 2016
Yes, organic food is worth the price.
One of the myths about organic foods is that they’re not worth the extra price. Consider a different point of view:...
February 15, 2016
A question about GMOs: Who controls food systems?
There’s something I want to say about genetically modified organisms. You’ll hear opposing opinions on the...
February 15, 2016
To feed the world, let's cut food waste.
One of my food heroes is a man named Tristram Stuart, an English writer and speaker who for many years has...
February 5, 2016
Meatless Monday goes to Paris.
Eating less meat is one of the most important steps you can take to fight climate change. Yet, at the recent...
January 23, 2016
Canada needs a national Food Policy -- and now is the time.
Food is at the crux of most of the crucial issues of our time. Producing and consuming food in ways that are good...
January 12, 2016
Could we learn from the Ministry of Food?
Could millions of people learn to grow their own vegetables, and change their diets to include more greens, less...
January 9, 2016