Thyme Fries

July 14, 2016
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Food Journalism, An Interview with Whitney Pipkin

Whitney Pipkin is a freelance journalist covering food, farms and the environment in and around Washington, D.C. She lives in Springfield, Va., with her husband, almost 2-year-old baby girl and a fence-jumping mutt. Her work has appeared in The Washington Post, NPR, NationalGeographic.com, Smithsonian Magazine, Civil Eats, Washington City Paper, Virginia Living, Northern Virginia Magazine, Read More

July 1, 2016
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Corporate Consolidation, An Interview with Leah Douglas

Leah Douglas is a reporter and analyst with the Open Markets Program at New America, where she researches power consolidation and monopolization in the food and agriculture industry. She is editor of the think tank’s Food & Power website (launched in May 2016), a new resource on monopoly power in the food system for food Read More

Weekend Reading

May 7, 2016
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Weekend Reading

The top food stories from the week: Open the Cages! (New York Review of Books) Peter Singer reviews “The Humane Economy” by Wayne Pacelle, the CEO of the Humane Society of the United States and asks whether morally-informed consumers can move the market to produce a food system that not just reduces but eliminates animal suffering. Read More

Weekend Reading

August 28, 2015
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Weekend Reading

Weekend Reading: Serving up this week’s edition of the Best Food Stories from around the web: The Issue of Food (Boston Globe Ideas) How Eric Ripert Became a Restaurant Legend Without Working Himself to Death (Bloomberg) Uber for Home Cooking? Site Matches Great Chefs With Hungry People (Yahoo! Food) Small Food Businesses Tap Into Changing Appetites (NYT) Read More

August 14, 2015
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Weekend Reading

Serving up this week’s edition of Best Food Stories: Coca Cola Funds Scientists Who Shift Blame for Obesity Away From Bad Diets (New York Times) Chefs Are Working With Farmers to Custom-Grow Obscure Ingredients (Washington City Paper) In China, Fast Food Fight Turns to Delivery (WSJ) What Keeps ‘The Splendid Table’ Cooking After 20 Years (Washington Post) Read More