sustainable foods http://wfpl.org en Why and How We Might Eat Local for Thanksgiving http://wfpl.org/post/why-and-how-we-might-eat-local-thanksgiving <p>Thanksgiving day will send cooks to kitchens and eaters to table across Louisville and the rest of the U.S. For Richard McCarthy, it's a good reason to not just eat the food, but to think about where each ingredient and dish comes from and what it means to us personally.</p><p>McCarthy is the executive director of Slow Food USA, a national network &nbsp;that supports, in their words, "good, clean and fair food for all." He was recently in Louisville and stopped by the WFPL studio. We talked about why and how Thanksgiving cooks can use local foods in their dishes.</p> Sun, 24 Nov 2013 12:50:56 +0000 Joseph Lord 7669 at http://wfpl.org Why and How We Might Eat Local for Thanksgiving Mayor Greg Fischer Endorses 'Food Principles' for Louisville http://wfpl.org/post/mayor-greg-fischer-endorses-food-principles-louisville <p>Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer on Friday added his name to a list of nearly 50 entities that endorse a project focusing on creating accessibility to healthy food options for residents.</p><p>The Louisville Community Food Principles were created by the Leadership Louisville Bingham Fellows Class of 2013 to help direct the community toward a smart food culture by eliminating <a href="/post/could-local-food-and-urban-agriculture-shrink-food-deserts">food deserts,</a> educating the public about nutrition and supporting local sustainably farmed food.</p> Sat, 26 Oct 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Jacob Ryan 7332 at http://wfpl.org Mayor Greg Fischer Endorses 'Food Principles' for Louisville Food Sustainability, Justice Focuses of Healthy Foods, Local Farm Conference in Louisville http://wfpl.org/post/food-sustainability-justice-focuses-healthy-foods-local-farm-conference-louisville <p>Food sustainability and justice are the themes of Saturday&#39;s Healthy Foods, Local Farms conference in Louisville.</p><p>Aloma<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Dew, the conference coordinator, says people should have a right to know where their food is coming from and whether it has been modified.</span></p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 18:00:00 +0000 Colleen O'Leary 7127 at http://wfpl.org Food Sustainability, Justice Focuses of Healthy Foods, Local Farm Conference in Louisville