As Director of the Food program at GRACE (featuring the Sustainable Table, Eat Well Guide and The Meatrix), Destin Layne is a leader in bringing cutting edge new media to support the local food movement. She personifies "where passion meets tech," with a special focus on access for those who have none. As a long-time food and community activist with roots in Wisconsin, Destin brings over ten years of experience working for social justice to the fight for safe, delicious and ethically-produced food for all people.
Tuesday, as an extension of the online conversation, foodies, techies, advocates and consumers converged from around the world on Twitter for a #HackMeat TweetUp to explore the future of meat and discuss its connection to our health and our kitchens.
The flapping of a butterfly’s wings may or may not have the capacity to trigger a tornado on another continent, but without a doubt, our food, water and energy systems have profound impacts upon each other (and us, and our planet). With that in mind, we're excited to introduce our new GRACE website.
The White House launch of the USDA’s Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food Compass (KYF2) was a groundbreaking event, and a thrilling moment to be a part of. Data has always been a missing link in the food movement, and it is time for it to help us improve our food systems.
Our friends at Meatless Monday are at it again...getting some fantastic coverage in the news, that is. The movement is spreading throughout the country and even Oprah, Michael Pollan and Chef Kathy Freston are enthusiastically showing their support for Meatless Monday.
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