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The future of food

Some days I am optimistic about the future of food. Other days, not so much. Those are the days when the enormity of climate change weighs. I wonder what the world will be like in …

The California Sun

Last week, I traveled to California to talk about my new book Consumed, sustainable agriculture and how to feed our growing world population during this time of climate change. I gave a talk at UC …

My CBC Radio insider tour of Toronto’s PATH

Sometimes it’s just too cold to go outside—at least too cold to go outside without a coat on. And for the people who work in the financial sector downtown in a building that is connected …

Beyond Bubbies

Last night, I got to play on stage. As a journalist who writes about food and sustainability, typically when I speak in front of an audience it is about my research. And while I always …

So long @thelocavore

I’ve been known on Twitter as @thelocavore, ever since the publication of my first book Locavore in 2010. This week, I metamorphosed into @SarahAElton. (That would be my name, including my middle initial.) Why the …