Please enjoy the first installment of the Food News Round-Up with HSB! This is Madison. I usually start at the Food Politics blog by Marion Nestle, and I was so intrigued to find a recent post about pay inequality in food businesses! The difference in pay for CEOs and workers is so drastically different, the … Continue reading Weekly Food News Round-Up 5/31/18
I really believe that breaking nutrition guidance down to its "simplest terms and most convenient definitions" (to quote Anthony Michael Hall's letter to Mr. Vernon from The Breakfast Club). The reason for this being that complicating health claims is part of big ag's strategy in getting us to buy their food. When nutritional advice gets to … Continue reading How to “Listen To Your Body” in the Fast Food Era
INTRODUCING... The Hungry Siblings Podcast!! Madi and I have been working on this for quite some time and we are very happy to finally publish the first episode. Music by bensound.com Production and Editing by Henry Vander Hill Logo by Henry Vander Hill (Photos by William D. Walker)
Anyone reading this blog who has ever tried to lose weight (or gain it, too, I suppose) has probably tried “tracking” in one form or another: diet tracking, calorie counting, fitness tracking in all its new and various forms. I certainly have. I have counted my calories (both on paper and with an app), I … Continue reading “Tracking” Apps: Madison’s Thoughts
This video was floating around on my facebook feed this week. It talks about how people act more strongly on survival instinct and emotion rather than fact. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S74C-XF9kYY This video uses politics as an example of this phenomenon. We've all been at those gatherings where some political topic comes up and it's the most awkward social … Continue reading Why Doesn’t Anyone Talk About Food?
Hello Blog Readers! Madison here, with my happy garden face on. I would like to update all our readers on the garden project that my friend Sam and I have been working on, with help from Henry too. Sam will be writing a guest post this summer, but I wanted to give you all … Continue reading Garden Growing Part 1: June Harvest
Hello! Madison here. Today I have 5 reasons why WFPB eaters should shop at the farmers’ market, complete with photos from my recent visit to the Dane County Farmers’ Market here in Madison, WI. When I was 17 I worked for a very busy farm stand at the Dane County Farmers Market. I also worked … Continue reading 5 Reasons to Shop at the Farmers Market