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How We Eat

DIG IN DEEPER WITH THE FOOD JUSTICE RESEARCH OF COLORLINES.COM'S PUBLISHER, THE APPLIED RESEARCH CENTER.

Is Michelle Obama's Wal-Mart Endorsement a Healthy Idea?

Is Michelle Obama’s Wal-Mart Endorsement a Healthy Idea?

by Juell Stewart on March 4 2011, 10:00AM

If she really wants to alter the food landscape, it’s not only smart but essential, writes Juell Stewart. Change starts with giving consumers good choices.

Topics: Health, How We Eat

U.S. Lags in School Lunch Makeovers, and We've Got Photos Photo

U.S. Lags in School Lunch Makeovers, and We’ve Got Photos

by Hatty Lee, Jamilah King on March 2 2011, 5:18PM

Too bad there’s no late pass for student health.

Topics: How We Eat

America's Food Sweatshops Infographic

America’s Food Sweatshops

by Yvonne Yen Liu on February 17 2011, 9:46AM

A new study from Colorlines’ publisher, the Applied Research Center, reveals deep inequity in the food system.

Topics: Economy, How We Eat

A Food Crisis Is Coming, But Urban America Already Has It Solved

A Food Crisis Is Coming, But Urban America Already Has It Solved

by Imara Jones on February 16 2011, 11:07AM

Urban farms grew out of crisis in black and brown neighborhoods. Now they’re an innovation all of America desperately needs.

Topics: Environment, How We Eat

5 Ways Neighborhoods Are Taking Control of Their Food Systems Photo

5 Ways Neighborhoods Are Taking Control of Their Food Systems

by Juell Stewart on August 13 2010, 3:30PM

We’re glad Michelle Obama’s got our back, but here’s what some folks are doing on their own—and what you can do too.

Topics: Health, How We Eat