Jill Richardson

01/22/2016 - 9:00am

    Mark Winne, an author and anti-hunger activist, often says that the most important word in “community garden” isn’t “garden.” I saw this firsthand not long ago.

    Standing in the sun between several small garden plots all morning...

11/22/2015 - 11:00am

    ‘Tis the season to bicker about Starbucks coffee cups.

    Nothing gets you in the holiday spirit like a chill in the air, Christmas songs in every store, and anger about a phony “War on Christmas....

11/13/2015 - 4:45pm

    Sandra Bullock’s latest film flopped. And it deserved to — but not only because of its inability to entertain.

    A comic political drama based on a documentary of the same name, Our Brand Is Crisis...

11/05/2015 - 3:15pm

    By now you’ve probably heard the sobering news: Red meat may cause cancer. And bacon and other popular processed meats definitely do, the World Health Organization says.

    Does that mean we all need to...

10/30/2015 - 11:30am

    When I first began researching agriculture, I had no idea how organic farming worked. I saw it as a somewhat backward yet non-toxic and desirable way to grow food.

    Organic farmers didn’t use fertilizer...

10/23/2015 - 1:45pm

    When it comes to predatory marketing to children, nobody’s lovin’ it like McDonald’s.

    In addition to selling unhealthy food, the chain lures kids in with toys and a playground — and...

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