Monthly Archives: March 2015

The Opposable Thumb:  Something Good, Gone Horribly Wrong

by Gretchen Mead Executive Director I know enough about evolution to know that the opposable thumb is an advancement in the capacities of humans.  It allowed us to use tools – a development that has manifested itself in previously unimaginable … Continue reading

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Falling in Love All Over Again: Relearning Our Relationship with Food

by Gemma Lake Freelance Writer Falling in Love All Over Again: Relearning Our Relationship with Food Our relationship with food has changed drastically over the last 100 years. Centuries upon centuries of careful cultivation, innovative problem-solving and social organization have … Continue reading

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VGI Food Leader Interview: Mercedes Falk

by Mason Jarecki-Nimmo Awesome Volunteer You may assume your winter time waitress is just another courteous Milwaukeean, making an income with smiles and good service. Or maybe she’s secretly a vigilante crime fighter by night. I recently met Mercedes Falk, … Continue reading

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