19 Oct '11, 5pm

Haute cuisine gone green: James Beard Foundation focuses on sustainability

Haute cuisine gone green: James Beard Foundation focuses on sustainability

The man himself, James Beard Two miles north of Zuccotti Park, where Occupy Wall Street 's encamped, there's another would-be hotspot of cultural change occupying a more genteel locale: the James Beard Foundation (JBF). Seriously? This epicurean epicenter housed in an elegant West Village brownstone with eternally well-tended window boxes, wants to stir up something more culturally significant than mouth-watering meals curated by celebrity chefs? Well, yes . And it's a logical move, if they don't want to see their legacy (or their democracy) go down the toilet. After all, as Mario Batali once pointed out on CBS Sunday Morning , "When you think about it, all my greatest work is poop, tomorrow." Ah, but not all excrement is created equal. On the one hand, intensive pork production's given us vast pools of lethally toxic pig shit known as manure lagoons, more akin to radioact...

Full article: http://www.grist.org/food/2011-10-19-haute-cuisine-goes-g...

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