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Ellen Gustafson @ellengustafson San Diego + the World

Author: #WetheEaters Co-Founder: Food Tank, FEED. Founder: Apron Project, 30 Project. Foodie, Feeder, Fighter for a better food system. Proud Navy Wife.

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National #schoolmeal standards “may be helping to close gaps” that left many students without healthy...
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Food startups got $418 million in venture capital last quarter. A record. In all of last year - $215M. A record.
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonAg production is the victim and cause of greenhouse gases...We Are Literally Farming Ourselves Out of Food people would get this irate about gun swinging Americans killing Americans #CecilTheLion
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonChinese Grandparents Are Making Their Grandkids Fat
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonMajor Grocery Chain Agrees to Sign on to @FairFoodProgram for Tomato Workers @Barry_Estabrook
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While monoculture dominates U.S. farms, are we aware of the TRUE cost of it? #FoodTank
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonLove my Swedes! What happens when a family that usually doesn’t eat organic food suddenly starts? via @coopsverige
Summertime blues. #eattherainbow Learn more about phytonutrients in blue/purple foods in this… on the faces of slavery in our supply chains in @TheEconomist out how you can be a carnivore and an environmentalist! @MotherJones @SavorTooth
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'SUP San Diego Bay? #Sunday #SUP #SoCal #soalliterative
Last nights #SanDiego sunset. #SoCal #summer
Bad for our health, bad for the planet's National Tequila Day
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonFascinating reality of science by my HS classmate @Carolynyjohnson 1 big myth about medicine: We know how drugs work % of our food is actual farm cost... Why Falling Food Prices Around the World Aren't Helping U.S. Consumers True Cost of Cheap Food: @LauraSeydel
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Costco rejects Chile’s farmed Salmon over record-high use of antibiotics
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Retweeted by Ellen Gustafson#notlovinit McDonald's Profit Drops 13% As Sales Slump Persists Climbs On Bandwagon, Will Eliminate Artificial Colors And Flavors By 2018
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Oh yeah, mixed berry pie...after. But not too far after because then it was gone!!! 🙌🙌🙌 berry pie, before. #summer #eattherainbow industry is 1 of biggest employers of low-wage workers: NY Acts to Mandate $15 Minimum Wage in Fast Food says: #getoutside #takeawalk and let's make sure we keep investing in green space for all communities
Are Hospital Farms the Next Big Thing in Healthcare Reform? via @CivilEats
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonIn America, 90% of those arrested for prostitution are the prostitutes. What about the men?
Retweeted by Ellen Gustafson.@HC2pt0 is heading into a whole new chapter! Stay tuned for our best year ever and check us out 🍏🍏🍏🍏🍏🍏🍏
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonHere's what you need to know about the Deny Americans the Right to Know (DARK) Act:
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Greatest opportunity for stemming #obesity epidemic in policy to prevent it in first place!
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The monolithic nature of corn production presents a systemic risk to America’s agriculture...
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Day 112. #Moonrise is upon us. Good night from @space_station! #YearInSpace
Retweeted by Ellen Gustafson#wetheeaters & #drinkers at it again...the future is not sugar water. How seltzer water became cooler than Coke eat almost all my yogurt/Lebne savory! #yum Via @nprnews: Sugar Hooked Us On Yogurt. Could Savory Be The New Sweet?
Via @nprnews: We Didn't Build This City On Rock 'N' Roll. It Was Yogurt landscapes are the new grass in my SoCal neighborhood. #beautiful #thenewgrass“People want locally grown, sustainably produced food." @SustainTable @EcoCentered
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonIs online grocery shopping bad for the environment?
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This old Pepsi ad boasted about having more calories than a lamb chop
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonSign of the local, craft-beer loving times. Pabst Brewing Plans a Return to Milwaukee, via @nytimesSugar --> Kale. #wetheeaters An organic farm grows (on the Domino Sugar grounds) in Brooklyn- to a very cool new column on @WellandGoodNYC by my friend @nataliapetrzela! When wellness was weird- yrs after Congress passed the broadest food safety law in generations, not one new rule is in place: @hbottemiller
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Human curiosity and drive for exploration is so awesome. #PlutoFlyby’s Soda Tax Is Working. The US Should Learn From It
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Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonCheap food, isn't. The world eats cheap bacon at the expense of North Carolina's rural poor Report Ranks Retailers on Efforts to Protect Oceans, Seafood Industry Workers
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"...What so proudly we hailed at the twilight's last gleaming..." up the great work getting companies to Eat REAL @USHFC!, systems-based perspective on why we shld debate use of GMO crops. Similar to case I made in #wetheeaters
#summer #getoutside #getoffyourphone #followyourownadvice
Rosemary, Thyme, Mint & Lemons all grown on my deck! #growyourown #eatlocal #wetheeaters farms on the rise in Tennessee, thanks to local farmers! @OCA_Media @JCPress
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Sadly bc the big corn, wheat, soy & sugar lobbies like it that way! Why Is the Federal Government Afraid of Fat?'m betting history won't look kindly on this partnership.
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonProud of my friend @chefjoseandres leadership! Another celeb chef follows Jose Andres' lead, backs out of Trump hotel #secretsquirrelBoss a little berry smoothie PSA from my back porch to remind everyone that healthy food is a purple…
#Parents and #science literacy | by @neiltyson
Retweeted by Ellen Gustafson"None of these farm subsidies make a lot of sense"...esp when they are subsidizing obesity, like corn syrup/sugar. Growing more corn isn't the answer. @cadwego @UCSUSA We’ve Got More Than Enough Corn - The Equation: Latin America do oil palm right? via @ensiamedia
Retweeted by Ellen Gustafson@tmcleod3 in dance moves for sure!@tmcleod3 you are exceedingly off-pace with the trend toward healthier eating. And that sounds gross!#wetheeaters are changing the food system: 8 Food Companies That Are Ditching Artificial Ingredients via @TakePart
What courts blocking Sysco/US Foods merger means for @Sourcery @farmersweb @improvonia @USHFC
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonThe great @willienelson standing up for farmers as he has w @FarmAid! U.S. poultry farmers’ rights are under siege's hope they vote like they eat, so #WetheEaters can too! Why a congresswoman started cooking & ‘eating clean’"It's not hoarding if it's books" #truth RG from ursula_cz
About 48 million Americans, or 1 in 6, get sick each year from food, the CDC estimates.
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonWhat's more epic than Carli Lloyd's half-field wonderstrike? Carli Lloyd's half-field wonderstrike IN SPANISH.
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonSome of my favorite snacks take work! #fruitsandnuts #summer #snacktimeisthebestmeal can grow MORE with LESS water! Cali, listen up! @BMilneSLO @techcrunch
Retweeted by Ellen Gustafsona likely idea that the crappy Modern American Diet-not just gluten or dairy-is the prob. The Myth of Big, Bad Gluten
Love the spirit EVERYWHERE supporting the @ussoccer_wnt! Go #USA #women's team! #SheBelieves #USAvJPN #FIFAWWC @ellengustafson @mariashriver
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonLoving being at a packed bar for #USAWomensSoccer #WomensWorldCupHappy 239th!
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Big Food is paying a lot of $$$ to turn you away from organic
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonOrganic farmers earn 22% - 35% more than their non-organic peers. @justinworland @time
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonPic from last night's peaceful start to the holiday weekend...channeling this scene in today's…
Today is July 2, which is actually the Fourth of July:
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonNestle CEO on how it plans to reconnect with consumers via @CNBC [video] #bigfood ht @branchfood
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonThe solution of more local veg is same for US & Africa: Here's how Africa can fix hunger without "help" from Monsanto of my Alma Mater's leadership!! @Columbia just became the first US university to divest from private prisons
#foodsystemchange via @nprnews: Communities Get A Lift As Local Food Sales Surge To $11 Billion A Year of US history: Why do people believe myths about the Confederacy? Because our textbooks & monuments are wrong. goes to, Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, founder of anti-poverty group: #foodprize15
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonWe must change the sugary drink habit to save lives: Sugary Drinks May Cause 184,000 Deaths A Year via @HuffPostCaLiv
The silence of pastors who lead most American Mega Churches is deafening on this hashtag ------> #WhoIsBurningBlackChurches
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonCVS gets burned down. Every news outlet shows up. 7 black churches burned, 1 right burning right now. Silence.
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonMy friend @prabhjotsinghNY in @SSIReview: Tomorrow’s Health Relies on New Relationships viaFarms/food lead the way for urban renewal: In St. Louis, an Urban Farmer Uses a Rooftop and Food to Spur Renewal #FTW!!!! How changing your diet changes your gut bacteria education on a little-known form of subsidies to Big Business you @united for the recent food make-over at the United Club. Oatmeal w raisins & blueberries…
Sugary drinks linked to 25,000 deaths in the U.S. each year
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonThe strange link between junk food and depression
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