‘Fishing Lessons’ – Review of a Book about Sustainable Fisheries

Why Sustainable, Locally-Operated Fisheries Matter We can’t really promote sustainable food and business practices unless we understand the issues – many of which are complex.  That’s why books like ‘Fishing Lessons’ reviewed in the Wall Street Journal, recently, are important. The book explains how small scale ‘artisanal’ fishermen with a long-term interest in their local economies tend to practice sustainable …

Asian Influences on the ‘60’s and ‘70’s Health Food Movement

Notes from ‘Hippie Food’ by Jonathan Kauffman The recently published book ‘Hippie Food’ by food writer and chef Jonathan Kauffman is a well-written and fascinating book that covers the development of the health food movement in the U.S.  It traces a variety of colorful individuals, with varying interests on health food ranging from writers, to teachers, philosophers, restaurateurs and other …