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Eating local, thinking global: L.I. chef and food activist Bhavani Jaroff | Long Island Report

… no options available to them on the campus meal plan. “They asked me to design a vegetarian meal plan and I started cooking as part of a work-study program,” Jaroff said. Before the program even reached second semester, it had already expanded from 75 students to over 125 students being fed daily. This would only serve as the beginning of Jaroff’s career as a chef and activist. Robert Brinkmann, a professor of sustainability studies at Hofstra University, met Jaroff while on the planning …

Competition encourages sustainability and healthy choices | Scoop News

Press Release from NZ Vegetarian Society | May 27, 2015 Competition encourages sustainability and healthy choices Student film competition encourages sustainability, ethics and healthy choices School years are a time when young people are defining their beliefs, morals and values. It’s a common time for students to begin questioning their lifestyle choices, which can often mean their diet also. For the second year, in time for World Vegetarian Day, the NZ Vegetarian Society is running an …

Packaged foods go vegetarian

… increase in demand for healthy, plant-based packaged foods and meals in restaurants.” An expected rise in the number of people seeking to eat less animal-based food on health or sustainability grounds can also be regarded as an opportunity for manufacturers of vegetarian packaged foods, Hu said. The DGAC report was welcome news for Nancy Chapman, registered dietitian and executive director of the Soyfoods Assoc. of North America. “The report offered suggestions on increasing …

Let your children make their own eating choices – Parentdish UK

… two sons, now aged 19 and 21. She and her husband are both vegetarian, but their children have always eaten meat. “Our reasons for being vegetarian are mostly around welfare and sustainability,” she tells me. “But we would never force our views on anyone else. It’s rather like religion: people have to make up their own minds. If we’d brought the boys up as vegetarian it would have been us imposing our beliefs on them, and that didn’t feel right.” Both …

Paleo eaters need to start grappling with issues of sustainability : TreeHugger

… f***ing close,” a meme posted to the gym’s Facebook page stated. As someone who eats some meat, I can appreciate the deliciousness of bacon, but I find it extremely difficult to listen to the meat-centric mandate of the paleo diet. What irks me most of all is that there is little to no discussion surrounding the actual sustainability and environmental implications of maintaining such a diet. Many paleo advocates encourage the consumption of organic pastured meat that is holistically grazed …

Burger King bigwig goes for veggie startup

… food,” Swette said. “As the head of marketing at PepsiCo, I did all the Super Bowl commercials and ads, and I was lucky to have that career.” Swette’s daughter became a vegetarian, and his wife, Kelly, who serves as the CEO of Sweet Earth Natural Foods, was interested in how nutrition affects health. As Swette learned more about health, food and sustainability, he had an “aha” moment several years ago, after serving as COO of eBay . “Knowing that health …

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