Stories by Kerry Trueman

Kerry Trueman is the co-founder of EatingLiberally.org. You can follow her on Twitter. subscribe to Kerry Trueman's feed

Posted on: May 11, 2012, Source: AlterNet

"Weight of the Nation," a new four-part HBO series paints a grim picture of our health prospects -- and our children's.

Posted on: Feb 23, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Tracie McMillan talks about her new book and how she went undercover as a farmhand and worker at Walmart and Applebee's.

Posted on: Oct 9, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Danish happiness has been attributed to their legendary income equality -- but there's more to it than that.

Posted on: Aug 28, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The simple act of sitting down together to eat real food on a regular basis can jumpstart the kind of lively discussions that get people engaged on the issues of the day.

Posted on: Jul 6, 2011, Source: Huffington Post

The documentary tells the story of a beloved Bronx bakery, founded by Italian immigrants in 1932, that now lies shuttered, like so many factories all over America.

Posted on: Jun 24, 2011, Source: AlterNet

A new exhibit at the National Archives looks at the effects of the government's involvement in our food over the last century.

Posted on: May 12, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Forget about unbalanced budgets. It's unbalanced diets we really need to worry about. The soundest economy won't save a nation of ballooning bellies and mushy muscles.

Posted on: May 4, 2011, Source: AlterNet

You may despise this diabolically durable man-made material, as many of us do. But could you really live without it?

Posted on: Mar 3, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Gardening newbies, seasoned seedsters and those in between will all find much to enjoy in this eloquent, witty and empowering guide from Michele Owens.

Posted on: Aug 22, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Stephen Budiansky, self-proclaimed "liberal curmudgeon," needs to be taken out to the foodshed and pummeled with his own lousy logic.

Posted on: Apr 30, 2010, Source: AlterNet

"You know what's really dragging our country down? The Tea Party's selfish, misanthropic mindset."

Posted on: Mar 26, 2010, Source: AlterNet

As Oliver attempts to bring his "food revolution" to a dietarily disastrous town in West Virginia, he garners more sneers than cheers. But here's why he may succeed.

Posted on: Mar 26, 2010, Source: AlterNet

The author of 'Gristle' discusses his biggest food influences, why we should stop subsidizing support factory farms and agribusiness, and why he's optimistic about the future.

Posted on: Mar 11, 2010, Source: Green Fork Blog

Nobody wants to wallow in somebody else's waste -- or our own, for that matter. So why do we continue to use our valuable freshwater resources as a dumping ground?

Posted on: Jan 13, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Will Budweiser become the brew of choice for the "Drill, Baby, Drill" crowd?

Posted on: Oct 28, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Cheap gas and cheap chuck remain American birthrights to loopy libertarians like Beck.

Posted on: Sep 14, 2009, Source: AlterNet

With the release of their movie, the family has gotten a lot of press -- some of it negative. Here's why the critics are wrong.

Posted on: Aug 25, 2009, Source: AlterNet

"Just Food" is framed as the lament of a lapsed locavore who has been driven into the arms of Agribiz by food-mile militants who, according to him, number in the millions.

Posted on: Aug 17, 2009, Source: AlterNet

It depicts the birth of a movement that started with so much promise but ran aground on the shoals of shallow self interest and callous greed.

Posted on: May 6, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Kunstler dishes on the collapse of our institutions, why "recovery" may never come and how to survive the fall of farming as we know it.

Posted on: Mar 25, 2009, Source: Huffington Post

Now that there's a White House veggie garden, what's next? Schoolyards, retirement homes, vacant urban lots, governors' mansions ...

Posted on: Jan 17, 2009, Source: Huffington Post

Get your calories from local, sustainably produced, predominantly plant-based foods instead of the fossil-fueled-fare from your standard diner.

Posted on: Dec 21, 2008, Source: Huffington Post

Weighing the pros and cons of Obama's selection of GMO-lovin', bio-fuelish, feedlot-friendly Tom Vilsack for Secretary of Agriculture.

Posted on: Oct 9, 2008, Source: AlterNet

We are in danger of passing an extremely dangerous tipping point, with the frightening discovery of massive deposits of sub-sea methane in the Arctic.

Posted on: Aug 24, 2008, Source: AlterNet

The Slow Food Nation gathering promises to be a Woodstock for food lovers and enviros concerned with our food system.

Posted on: Aug 18, 2008, Source: Huffington Post

Fertilizer runoff from industrial agriculture and fossil-fuel use are causing catastrophic "dead zones" in our oceans.

Posted on: Aug 12, 2008, Source: Eating Liberally

A handful of Times writers seem to be intent on undoing all the strides Americans are making to live greener.

Posted on: Aug 6, 2008, Source: Open Left

A seedy campaign in the name of good taste.

Posted on: Mar 24, 2008, Source: Take Part

He’s faster than a speeding blog post! More powerful than a local motormouth! Able to leap tall blowhards in a single soundbite!

Posted on: Feb 26, 2008, Source: Huffington Post

While its décor has been overhauled to inspire good health, McDonald's menu is still larded with the same old artery-clogging animal products.

Posted on: Feb 13, 2008, Source: Huffington Post

We may find the idea of insects as livestock disgusting, but could a bug farm possibly be any more foul than our fetid feedlots?