Embracing animal protection is no longer a burden or a sacrifice. It's an opportunity for us as individuals to grow and to be empowered, and for businesses to grow and to connect with consumers.
Purple Carrot is a vegan meal kit delivery service that seeks to provide consumers with an easy way to work more plant-based meals into their lives -- a perfect fit for the Meatless Monday movement.
No longer will we be limited to shopping around the perimeter of the supermarket for health. Health will be embedded everywhere in the retail food ecosystem.
I cooked two of the Purple Carrot dishes: delicata squash tagine with chickpeas and bulgur; and a winter variation on panzanella -- Tuscan bread salad -- using Italian-type lacinato kale and served with pan-fried portobello mushroom caps and caramelized lemon halves.
Drop your life in New York City, move to California, join a start-up. It sounds hackneyed, sure. But it's worked for plenty of other folks (the fortunate 5 percenters, that is), so why not the food writer Mark Bittman?
Here's a no-way-definitive list of what I'd like to ask Democratic candidates on the stage in the coming debates about their food and farm policy plans.