Sustainable, clean, omega-3 rich, righteous and all-around world-saving fish. I visited the company for chapter five.
Campaign for a Commercial-free Childhood
Marketers have met their match in this wonderful consumer advocacy group. Cofounder Susan Linn is featured in chapter six.
Center for Health and the Global Environment at the Harvard Medical School
I met the Center's amazing Assistant Director, Kathleen Frith, while working on the fish chapter, then she came to the chapter nine potluck.
Consumer Reports Greener Choices Eco-labels Center
Confused about all the labels on food, such as organic, fresh, hormone-free, free-range, and on and on? Visit the Eco-labels Center at Consumer Reports.
Craigie Street Bistrot
Tony Maws, the owner of this tiny bistro in Cambridge, Mass., is a mad genius. He shows up in chapter four.
Eat Well Guide
Guide to local, organic, sustainable food.
This is a series of magazines located in cities around the country featuring great local food. I interview Ilene Bezahler, the editor of Edible Boston, in chapter four.
Got some helpful, albeit incredibly disturbing, info about toxins in our food supply from this environmental group. They're quoted in chapter eight.
Sustainable seafood and much, much more. I talked to scientist Tim Fitzgerald for chapter five.
Environmental Working Group
Here's where to find a shoppers' guide to pesticides in produce, along with a cosmetics safety database and lots more.
Fair Trade Federation
Find fair trade retailers and go on a chocolate, sugar and coffee-buying spree! Fair trade is covered in chapter four.
Farmers' Market Info
Where to find a farmers' market near you.
Feeding Your Child for Lifelong Health
This book about childhood nutrition is for parents of kids from birth through six. Coauthor and nutritionist Susan Roberts helped me out in chapter one.
Chef and all-around great guy, Bob Sargent, owns this wonderful restaurant near Boston. He lets me tag along on a pig-buying adventure in chapter three.
Another great website for hunting down local food.
These cars run solely on used, filtered oil, not to be confused with biodiesel fuel. A frybrid, as they're often called, shows up in chapter seven - and, much to my surprise, my driveway.
Kids safe seafood = a really hard combo to master. This group in Washington, DC is on top of the latest science and appears in chapter six.
Looking for clean sippy cups and water bottles? Here's where I get mine.
This store sells almost all local foods - not easy when you're located in downtown Boston. Plus, the owners are not only great guys, they're adorable. Meet them in chapter two.
Yet another local food website.
This nutrition guru appears in a couple different places in the book, including chapters two and ten. I bow to her from afar.
We visited this seventeenth-century living history museum in chapter four.
This is where I get lunch bags and other assorted school lunch items.
Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity
It's just what it sounds like, and it shows up in chapter six.
Free fish lists sorted by region of the country - print one out and carry it always! I discuss fish lists extensively in chapter five.
The Farm School
A working farm, an educational center, a bucolic setting - this place, which I visit with chef Bob Sargent in chapter two, has it all.
Two Angry Moms
This documentary was produced by two moms (who to me seem more awesome than angry); it's about the debacle that is school lunches.
Vitamin and Mineral Charts from the Institute of Medicine
Confused about vitamins and minerals? This chart from the Institute of Medicine will set you straight. I write about it in chapter one.
Sustainable Food Resources
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