Archive for February, 2013

Meeting of the Foods: Bull City Food Exchange part deux

| February 25, 2013 | 8 Comments
Meeting of the Foods: Bull City Food Exchange part deux




Thank to all the wonderful community members and amazing food advocates who joined us on a chilly, rainy Durham evening last Friday for the Bull City Food Exchange part deux. Thanks to our own fearless Education Director, Leanne, the BCFE2 was hosted at the Center for Documentary Studies. The evening seemed to be one of […]

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Nina, 10: ZomppaKids Files

| February 18, 2013 | 4 Comments
Nina, 10: ZomppaKids Files




When asked about what she thought about food and culture, here is what little ten-year-old Nina had to say. Written by Nina, 10, USA “Last summer, in 2012, I went to Italy. Italy is very different from America. One thing that makes it different is that with lunch and dinner you always eat pasta. Another […]

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Do You Have a Weight Bias?

| February 11, 2013 | 10 Comments
Do You Have a Weight Bias?




  Imagine you are hiring for a new receptionist. You glance at the waiting room. There are two people. One slim and trim, and one overweight. What are your first instincts and impressions? According to the Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity, a person who is overweight is 12 times more likely to be […]

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Bull City Food Exchange part deux: February 22!

| February 4, 2013 | 7 Comments
Bull City Food Exchange part deux: February 22!




Our first Bull City Food Exchange was so much fun, it’s time for Part Deux! Join us on Friday, February 22 for an evening of Food & the Media, featuring original songs performed by Rap for Food‘s Lucas DiGia and the screening of Sol Food Mobile Farm‘s documentary on PBS’ Grow a Greener World! Bring your kids […]

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Long Lost USDA Food Pyramid Found

| February 2, 2013 | 0 Comments
Long Lost USDA Food Pyramid Found




The guys at buzzfeed thought it would be hilarious to recreate the USDA food pyramid from the 90’s.  I thought this was worth sharing as many of you (assuming you are a child of the 80’s/90’s) will reflect fondly on many of the ‘food’ products shown in the pyramid.   Enjoy!      

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