Food

A team of Canadian MBA students has won $1 million to alleviate urban hunger with insect-based foods, reports Mary Jander.
Sep 29, 2013   Future Cities
I spotted this poster at a weekend cheesemaking class a couple of weeks ago. Later that week, a policymaker from Los Angeles with expertise in food, water, and sustainability talked about the food advocates' desire to plant food along medians in that city. Opinion
Feb 11, 2013   By Lisa Feldstein
One of the ways we identify places is by foods for which those places are known. Baltimore – crab. Maine – lobster. Cincinnati – chili. San Francisco – sourdough bread. Vienna – pastry. Even for a city to which you’ve never been, chances are that in your mind that city has some food association. Opinion
Jun 28, 2012   By Lisa Feldstein
Returning to San Francisco from a trip to New York City, I ruminated on my first experience of staying in midtown in the city in which I was raised. The city is different, of course. Times Square has fulfilled its Blade Opinion
Mar 2, 2012   By Lisa Feldstein
Faced with climate change and poverty, Africans are focusing on a new farming frontier: the cities.
Nov 28, 2011   OnEarth
Colorado has been heralded as the trimmest state in the country, but NPR reports that residents' weight is still on the rise.
Oct 7, 2011   NPR
Travel+Leisure polls its readers for the best cities for foodies, with New Orleans taking the top spot.
Sep 15, 2011   Travel+Leisure
Cities across the country are making efforts to encourage people to buy locally and support the local economy. Food is the main target for local boosters.
Aug 25, 2011   Citiwire
In this food-focused installment of a series on "great places", <em>Grist</em>'s Tom Philpott argues that food system as currently structured creates the opposite of great places.
Jun 4, 2011   Grist
A comment I hear frequently from planners is that the focus on food and planning is "trendy". I must admit that this puzzles me quite a bit. Professional planners in rural areas have concentrated on planning for agriculture – food planning – for decades. Opinion
May 20, 2011   By Lisa Feldstein
Access to healthy food is a major issue in public health. But just because there's a grocery store nearby doesn't mean health will improve. One entrepreneur looking at supermarket design says the way stores are laid out negatively affects health.
May 13, 2011   The Atlantic