California’s Food System. Where Is It Headed?

Roots of Change (ROC) president, Michael Dimock, had the pleasure to interview one of the leading figures in the food movement, Michael Pollan. Pollan is the author of several well-known books such as The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals and Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual. He has changed the way Americans view […]

Blessing of Boggs Tract Community Farm

PUENTES is pleased to invite all of our Family and Friends to join us at the Boggs Tract Community Farm as spiritual leaders from throughout the community Bless our grounds: Date: February 19. 2011 Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM 466  S. Ventura Avenue, Stockton, CA 95203

Why new dietary guidelines can’t solve the obesity crisis

The USDA released a new set of dietary guidelines this week and the updated guidelines were enough to put nutritionist Marion Nestle in “shock”. Two recent studies suggest the causes of the obesity epidemic are so pervasive and so deeply intertwined with our advanced industrialized way of life, that we’ll really need to “go long” if […]