December 21, 2009
    Help the Hungry: Donate to Feeding America Today

    Last weekend, I found myself unexpectedly weeping at a sustainable agriculture conference. A session on helping farmers’ markets accept food stamps started with part of the 1968 documentary R…

    Feeding your Freezer
    July 24, 2009
    Feeding your Freezer

    Feeding your freezer is one of the easiest ways to save money and time in the kitchen, making an organic diet downright affordable. Double or triple the quantities of a recipe that you cook, then eat …

    Keeping It Organic Away from Home
    July 23, 2009
    Keeping It Organic Away from Home

    When Dr. Greene’s story first appeared in the New York Times, I read it with great interest, nodding in agreement at this line: On the road, life was more challenging. (more…)…

    Cooking with the Seasons: Easy and Joyful at the Farmers' Market
    July 22, 2009
    Cooking with the Seasons: Easy and Joyful at the Farmers’ Market

    Make a practice of cooking with the seasons. When you shop at your farmers’ market, you won’t have to do any research first to see what’s in season. If your local farmers have it, it is …

    Beans, beautiful beans!
    July 21, 2009
    Beans, beautiful beans!

    The best, easiest, and fastest way to Cook for Good is to cook a pot of dried beans every week. Dried beans are one of the great food bargains, costing about one third the price of canned beans. Home-…

    eating organic chart
    July 20, 2009
    Cooking Organic Food from Scratch: Not hard. Not expensive.

    About two years ago, I started the Cook for Good experiment as a response to the Food Stamp Challenges so popular that summer. Good people working to end hunger and strengthen sustainable food systems…