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Ellen Gustafson @ellengustafson San Diego + the World

Author: #WetheEaters Co-Founder: Food Tank, FEED. Founder: Apron Project, 30 Project. Foodie, Feeder, Fighter for a better food system. Proud Navy Wife.

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Old CEO gets $28m severance after being hated by customers & employees/New @United CEO Pledges to Stop Being Awful tortillas aren't the big problem, it's corn-based soda, candy, cheap meat, and junk food that most corn gets turned into!Corn leads, global obesity follows. policies & #wetheeaters contributed to decreased Ag diversity (oh yeah, and obesity in the same 30 yr timeframe) case for regular family dinner - “What’s for dinner?” by @Kitchensurfing cooking w my pal @anjalikumar! Love this-Anjali Kumar, a Lawyer for Warby Parker, and Her Griddle, via @nytimes
Sad #SanDiego sky today for #Oregon the food movement grows, the demand for college + university classes focusing on food systems is exploding
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"A ship in port is safe, but that's not what ships are built for." Rear Admiral Grace Hopper, US Navy… brunch decor w end of summer hydrangeas and early fall white pumpkins. Also, almond…
Great new blog about #SanDiego #foodsystems from @sd_CHIP @COISanDiego agree! Yesterday's diet soda drinkers are today's green juice or sparkling water guzzlers. have kicked the can. The Decline of ‘Big Soda’ professor failed to disclose connection to Monsanto via @BostonGlobe
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonTomorrow Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics conference:$1 donation to Feeding America when attendees "check in" at PepsiCo booth. #diabetes
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonWhat's the politics of @USDA dietary guidelines? @FERNnews Ag Insider on @katmerrigan et al @aaas article
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonLove what the Chef Ann Foundation is doing and would love if this had been my #realschoolfood!
By far, the best way I've ever gotten to a meeting- via SUP! Loved our floating idea session… industry executives call on Republicans for climate change action - the guardian
See how this retired army ranger finds his passion on the farm: #FoodTank
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonOrganic sales in the US to approach $90 billion annually by 2030 & account for 10% of all food sales #dumpthejunk
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonGood video snapshot of the challenges & need for int'l regulation. Why You Need To Care About Illegal Fishing exposes under-studied unknowns of today's overweight/obesity rates, compared w 30 years ago... #wetheeaters
Food waste: a global problem for which growing more isn't the answer! @NPR: Even Poor Countries Waste Tons Of Food vanilla-cinnamon iced coffee thx to chameleoncoldbrew @organicvalley uniquely American institution of grabbing coffee to go #NationalCoffeeDay
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonMust read ICYMI! Who are the health experts on @CocaCola's payroll? Here’s the dirt: @ninjasforhealth
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Via @NPR: EPA Announces New Rules To Protect Farmworkers From Pesticides job pushing for this #change @IntegrityRDs @andybellatti! ends financial sponsorship of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics via @WSJ #aboutTime #dumpthejunk
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonInternational change is happening! The @UN adopts an ambitious food waste reduction goal:
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonICYMI, Some Monday morning (PDT) hope: “In 2015, Let’s Snack on Some Hope” this! Just last Thurs I was strolling Daunt Books in Marylebone:) “The Death of the Death of Books” @mgsiegler"96% industrial to 4% organic, if this had been a farming football game, mercy rule would have already been called"
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonNYT says “Students Hate School Lunches.” My response: @jamiefoodfdnUSA @ChefAnnFnd @American_Heart @Mission_Ready
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonProving yet again that status quo of big ag/big food & even big aid, isn't the solution. #wetheeaters #systemchange
When your friends invite you on a Sunday morning cruise, you can't paddle over empty-handed! These…
Americans with a great deal of confidence in Military 42% Police 25% Organized religion 25% TV news 10% Congress 4%
Retweeted by Ellen Gustafson.@annalappe: "We should be as conscientious about the media we consume as we are about the food we consume." #ShiftCon #ShiftHappens #gmos
Retweeted by Ellen Gustafson@methodguy @methodtweet leading a whole industry towards safer, more environmentally friendly cleaners. #change
Big fan of @chameleoncoffee! WAY better than Sbux. Chameleon Cold Brew CEO: 'We are growing quickly, but smartly'
The High Street of my old, loved, London neighborhood, Marylebone, has become even more of a foodie… we need an "integrated approach to combating poverty, restoring dignity, and at same time protecting nature" #PopeInDC
Retweeted by Ellen Gustafson#PopeFrancis: Congress has role to play in averting "the most serious effects of the environmental deterioration caused by human activity."
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonA pure happiness-inducing still-life in my favorite neighbor in London thanks to @daylesfordfarm!…
@ellengustafson champions Youth Manifesto, asks that food education be as central as reading and math. @BarillaCFN #YMfoodpeopleplanet
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonPassionate voices talk about the future of our world @Expo2015Milano -Wise moderators @AubreyNPRFood @ellengustafson
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonToday in Milan @Expo2015Milano, young people speak for #foodsystemchange
Buttery bomb of burrato caprese and grassy rich EVOO at Taglio in Milano. #italy #milanfashionweek #changetheworld new low of pink branding... out Medium's Future of Food series!...“In 2015, Let’s Snack on Some Hope” by @ellengustafson
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I just published “In 2015, Let’s Snack on Some Hope” ooooh, must have been a Sunday and that sounds awful!!! I'll eat some extra cheese for you;)Loving the many joys of Parma, Italy...strolling the beautiful piazzas and eating legit Parmesan… the advice of slow, creative walks, big dinner parties & @deathoverdinner conversations.
A Tale of Two Farms @BBCWorld visits @MasMasumoto and @nmasumoto's 🍑 farm
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonWow. Farm animal antibiotics account for 80% of all antibiotics sold in the U.S. @consumerist
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Trade-offs: Why global do-gooders should focus on the most effective #sustainable development goals via @WSJ
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We shld be focused on a food/ag economic model of replication of many small producers over "scale" w/ few big ones. it! So important for #wetheeaters to understand what's working against us in the supermarket. ready for @NationalKaleDay Oct 7 and check out ww @ellengustafson 's cool kale factoids in @SELFmagazine
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonPlease @BedBathBeyond take the @Target lead and dump candy at checkout. #RethinkCheckout @CSPI
At any random high school Model UN, the discussion of foreign affairs is more sophisticated than tonight's debate.
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonIf Trump does nothing else in this election, I hope he makes people care about money in politics #CitizensUnited #GOPdebate
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonWeird science!!! Or, our modern supermarket offerings... & accurate drinking game for tonight's GOP debate round two. Gloves are off. #SkimmLife via @theSkimmThanks:) may ditch junk food at the counter
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Wrong diet responsible for 20% of global deaths. Tobacco? 11%. Time to change eating habits
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonWasting food is more than a waste of money @Marketplace #foodwaste
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonThe leaders are hearing #wetheeaters, the losers are ignoring big consumer changes. #demandbettermeat
Talk about ancient grains: Americans should spend money on food—and how they actually do
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonThe decline of free markets for beef cattle, in one chart. (And this may understate the truth.)
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonWhere does our food come from? How California’s drought impacts US eaters. #lettuce #grapes #tomatoes #strawberries
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Dang, #SanDiego, you are really photogenic. this Tolkien quote via @drewramseymd seeing anti-hunger & anti-obesity orgs working together for healthier food systems in San Diego! @sd_chip are the people who haul food across America everyday. Let's all say thanks: @nprfood
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Late summer salsa! So easy: tomatoes, onion, a few farmers market peppers, limes, S & P. #yum Recipe… to eat less without even thinking about it via
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonThe Well, part of my reading diet, is curated, up-to-date food & health news, check it out: via @Wellness_Org
Speaking of #911Anniversary, I'm put off by brands that sent typical product blasts today. No, America, the mall doesn't solve everything.#FF on this sad anniversary, all the great #vet #milfam orgs esp @iava @BlueStarFamily @TeamRubicon @Farm_Vet_Co @Mission_Ready @the_USOObesity-related illness costs San Diego over $3B annually. @COISanDiego #ActionPlan strategies can help change this
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonPowerful story for today: I Learned To Understand Shame After Losing My Brother On 9/11 via @TaskandPurpose
Interesting doc abt coffee farming: After The Harvest: Fighting Hunger in the Coffeelands giving a great presentation about #womenincoffee and leading work in San Diego on organic, fair trade coffeeAmen! 'The Next Big Thing For Entrepreneurs: Sustainability': #foodtech #foodstartups
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonVote for @fenugreen to help them get an ad slot during the Superbowl! The ads can't ALL be for fast food!
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonI dont understand how agriculture is Ohio's top industry & yet we can't feed our own people? We need to do better!
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Fleshed out cxn btwn @Surgeon_General #Stepitup & urban planning: Government is trying to make walking American again agree that it's sad we must be told to walk, but great to have the @Surgeon_General putting walkability on the nat'l agenda.The science on this is clear. It tells us an avg of 22 min of walking a day can significantly reduce our risk for chronic disease. #StepItUp
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonLove #StepItUp the @Surgeon_General Call to Action to Promote Walking & Walkable Communities | Pt Loma SD resident is SO excited for @LPMsandiego!! Pastries, pasta headed to Liberty Market via @sdutDiabetes nation? Half of Americans have diabetes or pre-diabetes
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Perdue Buys Niman Ranch, as It Expands in Specialty Meat Business
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