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Information on Food Waste

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What if we all did this? 72 billion pounds of food goes to waste each year- a staggering $218 billion- while 50 million people go hungry. Did you know that almost half of all fresh produce is thrown away? 20 billion pounds of vegetables and fruits are plowed under or discarded. Think about how much… Read More

Interviewing Mark Bittman

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I’m really looking forward to interviewing Mark Bittman for The Commonwealth Club on March 24th. It should be very interesting. Join me! A century ago, food was industrialized. Since then, new styles of agriculture and food production have written a new chapter of human history, one that’s driving both climate change and global health crises.… Read More

My Harissa Recipe

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I love Harissa. It’s spicy, but not too much so, flavorful and fresh all at the same time. I hope you enjoy my recipe! You may dry toast the spices for additional flavor if you like. Harissa 7 whole dried chilies, New Mexico or Guajillo 2 roasted red peppers, make yourself or purchase jarred, drained… Read More