links we like

Project Label, a new website started by Columbia alum Brian Foo. It creates "social" nutrition labels for companies evaluating them in different categories of corporate social responsibility, based on user votes. Search everything from Starbucks to Louis Vuitton to Proctor & Gamble!
Thanks to CoreFoods member Rebecca Meng for this link.

The Eat Well Guide, an awesome search engine for local, sustainable, and organic foods. Type in a keyword or phrase (e.g. "organic corn" or "sustainable chilean sea bass" or "gluten-free cake mix") and your zipcode or city, and it will find farms, markets, restuarants, and more that carry exactly what you want!

TreeHugger is a media newsfeed that combines articles, news, posts, and more relating to sustainability, climate change, and various other environmental issues. It calls itself a "one-stop shop for green news, solutions, and product information," and is great for researching the latest news on everything from wind energy in Southern California to Chrysler's new electric car to endangered Sumatran tigers.

A Discover Magazine article on the "Great Pacific Garbage Patch," an enormous landfill of plastic trash in the northern Pacific Ocean twice the size of Texas!

Michael Pollan, author of The Omnivore's Dilemma and other food-related books, most recently In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto. Both books are award winning best-sellers and must-reads for anybody interested in food, sustainability, or nutrition.

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