16 Aug '11, 12pm

The Lexicon of Sustainability: via @grist

The Lexicon of Sustainability: via @grist

Gayeton got the idea for the Lexicon project about two years ago, in the middle of a dinner party, when a guest butchered the definition of "food miles." If Gayeton could define and build out the language of sustainability, he thought, he could give people the tools they needed to bounce around real ideas. To make a change. Gayeton identified 100 key terms and began visiting the farmers, fishermen, foragers, and chefs across the country who could help him define them. "I simply spend time with them. I don't know what I'm doing in advance and I don't storyboard anything. I just listen."

Full article: http://www.grist.org/sustainable-food/2011-08-16-the-lexi...

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