Real Food Scoop | No. 7

Asking for a friend: can we get a do over on the new year? We’ve been battling freezing temps and this brutal cold and flu season, while cranking out some exciting projects we’re eager to launch (stay tuned!). It’s been a whirlwind so far… and we’re just coming up for air to send you our […]

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Real Food Scoop | No. 6

In the food world, from the fields to restaurant kitchens, harassment and violence against women are rampant—and largely invisible. As a women-led organization focused on media and communications, Real Food Media has been closely following the wave of sexual assault and harassment allegations against high-profile media personalities and politicians. Many of these stories resonate with […]

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Real Food Scoop | No. 5

Make no mistake. Big Soda knows exactly what sugary drink taxes can do: reduce consumption, raise awareness, and cut into their bottom line. In the wake of the sugary beverage tax repeal last month in Cook County, Illinois—home to Chicago and a Real Food Media home base—we’ve been talking about what this means for soda […]

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Real Food Scoop | No. 4

Stand up to Big Food and celebrate Food Day, every day. This month, The New York Times published some of its best reporting on food and public health, with a deep dive into global food giant Nestlé’s impact in Brazil (read Anna’s take here). The focus was on that country, but a similar story is […]

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Real Food Scoop | No. 3

In the weeks since the violence in Charlottesville, we’ve been moved by the national response. The violence that day was a chilling reminder of the long-present vein of racism and white supremacy in this country—and that this hate has been emboldened. But we are heartened by thousands turning out in places like Boston, Seattle, and […]

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Real Food Scoop | No. 2

The Real Food Scoop is a monthly newsletter from our team at Real Food Media. To see past issues and to sign up to get it in your inbox, follow the button below! Small farmers and peasants produce as much as three quarters of the food we eat globally. Small-scale farmers and peasants are also […]

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Real Food Scoop | No. 1

*|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* We started a monthly newsletter at Real Food Media – check out our first issue via the button below and sign up to get them in your inbox!   Welcome to the Scoop.   From our home bases in Oakland, Chicago, and Minneapolis, we at Real Food Media have been working with our partners to […]

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The Empathy of Food at TEDxBerkeley

Fifteen years ago, when I was giving my first public speech—in front of 2,000 people no less—I terrifyingly prodded everyone I knew for advice. One friend offered me simple advice that has stuck with me ever since. “Do you feel like you have something important to say?” she asked. I replied a quick “Yes, but…” Before […]

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James Beard Foundation Award Speech

WHAT A NIGHT. I’m still reeling from the excitement of sharing the stage with some of my personal heroes as we took an evening to celebrate the inspiring efforts for a more just food system. Big thanks to the James Beard Foundation for the honor – and to my fellow awardees – I’m so heartened […]

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