Latest Alice Waters Stories

2014-01-14 23:02:44

With as many as 40 million Americans eating in institutional cafeterias every day, schools, preschools, hospitals and prisons can have a huge impact on obesity rates and food system reform.

2013-08-26 23:01:53

The Edible Schoolyard, founded in 1995 by restaurateur and activist Alice Waters, involves students in all aspects of farming the garden and preparing, serving, and eating food.

2011-02-15 12:15:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nothing says Spring like the San Francisco Flower & Garden Show, www.sfgardenshow.com.

2009-01-16 11:30:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- With the help of Gourmet's Ruth Reichl and restaurateur Danny Meyer, the acclaimed chef/author wrote a letter urging the first family to choose a White House chef who would prioritize health, environmentalism and conservation.

2008-09-03 09:00:29

By J.M. Hirsch Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO -- A lush, under-the-stars spread of handmade bread, gourmet olives and fine wine makes an unlikely launch for a weekend dedicated to ending hunger, empowering poor nations and transforming farming as we know it.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.