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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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Growth of Vet-Farmer mvnt is AWESOME for the USA! @Farm_Vet_CO @nprnews War To Plow: Why USDA Wants Veterans To Farm http://t.co/tvfQDUxr3GMy 1st post @TheFoodstand- a simple, delicious breakfast w coffee & H2O, of course! http://t.co/kZf1B0xS0F http://t.co/LgUXeUghYa
Remember: Behind every cup of #tea, there is a person. Retweet if you choose to treat them fairly! #FairTrade http://t.co/Blk7AuEyb0
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonBehold the power of the pizza lobby. Food politics in action, folks! http://t.co/yaBXKGcLHG (via @nyshepa)
Retweeted by Ellen Gustafson@ellengustafson @nprnews Access to healthy, affordable foods is so important in fighting obesity; collaborative solutions: @COISanDiego.
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonThe 2015 Dietary Guidelines: Eat for the good of the planet. (And drink water). http://t.co/a9qfOrYCcE #globalfood @forbes @ucanr @myplate
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonA sad outcome of more/cheaper food= obesity @nprnews: Your Grandparents Spent More Of Their Money On Food Than You Do http://t.co/iM4y32wxW4Chinese #eaters demanding transparency & #changingfood China’s Long Food Chain Plugs In http://t.co/sIkoJfMuHJ
Every time you buy some terribly unhealthy food you VOTE for it to be offered to others @ the unaffordable cost of health! @ellengustafson
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonRT @chefscollab: What we buy makes a difference. RT @MotherJones: Americans losing appetite for processed fare http://t.co/AdGuQDyhM7
Keep on growing, @RonFinleyHQ!!! They tried to arrest me for planting carrots via @FortuneMagazine http://t.co/gkEe4hKLiOHow skiing caught on as a mainstream pastime http://t.co/ktJqyphDFo http://t.co/2HKg0pR3fg
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonPaused for a pic mid-slope. What a dang good idea skiing is to get out on the mountains in the… https://t.co/Eh7C5iaph7
Clouds mean snow. Snow means powder. Powder makes skiing sooo much more fun. #backinthemountainshttps://t.co/wC5UPIut5pHappy Birthday to the great @DaniNierenberg!! Another year of working your tail off to change our food system for the better!
How Diet Soda, Soft Drinks, and Energy Drinks Are Slowly Killing Us http://t.co/oUdv9m5shu http://t.co/vZ02onq5wQ
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonSmart! RT @FeedingSanDiego: Thank you @IFCO for fighting hunger with the donation of fresh fruits & vegetables! http://t.co/31xM19L0IHIllegal workers- a true cost of cheap food @nprnews: Farmers Fear Legal Status For Workers Would Lead Them Off Farm http://t.co/hQKxgUgZKbLess big food/Ag lobby power & more simple truth (eat food?) needed in US food policy, by @bittman How Should We Eat? http://t.co/X2t1aLdpdEFixing food waste can feed the world: Food Waste Is Becoming Serious Economic and Environmental Issue, Report Says http://t.co/xJSnDHiNrn
Sad that this is something we need to advertise, America. #WetheEaters #foodsystemchange http://t.co/Vermu5jzrwLunch!! All mixed up salad w homemade lemon, Dijon, EVOO, Turmeric dressing & avocado rye toasts w… https://t.co/fjgpD0LmVc#wetheeaters #notsurprised RT @NatureNews: Food preservatives linked to obesity & gut disease http://t.co/GDga9cjVNW http://t.co/bpfz0SUPJORT @Mission_Ready: How #childhoodobesity has swept the world in less than a generation http://t.co/ry0YJTKA6N @washingtonpost @robferdmanHappy Birthday to my fave Army Br-O @dongomezjr :)
Awesome screening of @foodchainsfilm & panel w the whipsmart director Smriti keshari for a group of… https://t.co/d4YTwFsBqQA true representation of how so many of my active military friends/family feel. Please Don’t Thank Me for My Service http://t.co/98wYz5VWgSSome simple shoreline symmetry from my walk break, thanks to @Fitbit for making sure I get out for… https://t.co/syq1dVLFceAt a presentation abt Nat'l Ag Workers Survey. Grateful/amazed for immigrants who pick/grow/wash/pack our food. http://t.co/PYGctSUlUeFeeding infants peanut products could prevent allergies, study suggests http://t.co/olwQBK1zDr
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonQuality > Quantity
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonLove starting my day w @barmethodptloma. It's crazy how such small movements make you feel such a big burn!
Of course, a link btwn more junk food available + more eaten. @nprnews: Have Big-Box Superstores Helped Make Us Fat? http://t.co/GUCD3sywPO"To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow" -Audrey Hepburn http://t.co/8TxfPzZgFK
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonThe 2 crop ag system needs to change! RT @AlanBjerga The fate of #corn and #soybeans on "Money Matters" @IowaAgRadio http://t.co/f2EJhLEpGgBetter wages & better food MIGHT help $MCD survive. US Walmart/fast food workers in a welcome upward wage race: http://t.co/O3VeNcsIVzI love supporting local food producers – at home & around the world. That’s why it’s time to #FixFoodAid http://t.co/FLXL0VlS2f @Oxfam
@tmcleod3 come on, bro!!! #dontbuythehype #notlovinit #adsmakemoney #notgoodfoodMcDonalds tries an ad w/o any pics of their food during the #Oscars2015. Good idea since it doesn't look good, but we're still #notlovinitSad that Dr. Maya Angelou passed. Her words are so alive, it's easy to forget she's not here. #Oscars #InMemoriam http://t.co/9X7TPp5RP8
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According to International Diabetes Federation, every six seconds, one person dies because of diabetes. #rethinkfood
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonThe "fat" remains: science still doesn't know exactly what the best diet is. #eaters The Government's Bad Diet Advice http://t.co/jXJCGY6kNl
Food banks see hunger-obesity cxn. RT @FeedingSanDiego: Are diet-related illnesses the real cost of food insecurity? http://t.co/f0DB9Q4gtbFair Trade Writes New Chapter In Story of Tuna http://t.co/APPE668sOBSince it's not below freezing in San Diego, I think I'll drink my pineapple, lifewaykefir, splash of… http://t.co/QYGoBdBCyt@somawater @methodtweet @SujaJuice @yestocarrots #FTW Target’s 2015 Made to Matter Collection is a Wellness Win http://t.co/FGjToqJxMB#Obesity experts call for stricter rules on junk food ads targeted at #children http://t.co/eZBwmC2Hir #NCDs #health http://t.co/OjqdMybwFc
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonSolid advice & awesome to sustainability in dietary thinking 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee issues report http://t.co/1ElxHpbhhh#Homemade #Burger: #Grassfedbeef & #wholegrain & #LotsOfLove for our #health & #planet! @ellengustafson #WetheEaters http://t.co/J5VfBdCcho
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonWOW #wetheeaters, pigs are flying. This is #foodsystemchange #progress #NotYourMomsOil #qualitarian via @ashleykoff http://t.co/WHbckmSzAt
#wetheEaters want fruit smoothies #winning @nprnews: America Loves Smoothies And The Frozen Foods Industry Knows It http://t.co/FmPGhHXD4bSubsidies primer: ‘The Bachelor,’ billionaires and the problem with farm subsidies for the rich http://t.co/RQu5YAxjKd via @washingtonpostFound @jamescoffeeco in San Diego today and it's awesome! Love seeing SD get cooler and tastier by the… http://t.co/YmCFKte9aELoving @jasonwachob's photo "Eat like you give a damn" #wetheeaters http://t.co/hHozMUQdTm
Umm, yeah #WetheEaters #dontbuyit RT @TIME: Campbell Soup CEO says distrust of ‘big food’ a growing problem http://t.co/WwZs8ZiXXrNestlé USA to Remove Artificial Ingredients From Candy -- The Wall Street Journal #nutrition http://t.co/AOSxFvCSAw
Retweeted by Ellen Gustafson#wetheeaters changing the food industry. Whole Foods Market Reports a Rise in Sales http://t.co/wNmzhQdtOt#whylisten? Bc @npr feeds me w/ news, new ideas & deep background. #knowledgeispower @NPRGenListen @ajslavin http://t.co/bo6xmoTrG9Barneys to Barns: how the guys behind @ManoloBlahnik launched a dairy http://t.co/pi7yaW98TW @ediblemanhattan #nyfw http://t.co/J5Uhcxtpfo
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonA smattering of CSA-ness. You just can "beet" the beauty of red radishes, red chard, red pears and… http://t.co/2ETIKD0XZp
#mardigras King Cake #specialtreat #ilovefoodholidays #kingcake #fattuesday http://t.co/16zXjMiAXKLate liquid lunch...in preparation for the #kingcake I have for dessert!! #mardigrashttp://t.co/bSbr2dMWUvOld hunger solutions >> #doubleburden RT @reuters: Obesity weighs on Lat Am after success in fight against hunger http://t.co/183VtTsOHWEven w better quality, we need to rethink quantity. At Chipotle, How Many Calories Do People Really Eat? http://t.co/j8KOeHWXoA @UpshotNYT
If you want to understand flip flopping nutrition headlines, here's your man: John Ioannidis http://t.co/CpUelsKUXR via @juliaoftoronto
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonLast day in the mountains! Always sad to leave, but thankfully, they are always there to call me back.… http://t.co/fdcVEQlGMQ
Every weekend should be three days.
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonFact: We're wasting 45% of all the fruit and vegetables that we grow. http://t.co/tEtQfaapS6 @Oxfam http://t.co/gyKDmMXY5z
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonWhole foods win over nutrients every time, let's push the system toward it! Vitamins Hide the Low Quality of Our Food http://t.co/uyxQOTIsCg
Common pesticides cause brain-damage in bees http://t.co/EGmUcyzOn8 @TreeHugger http://t.co/HWCffrHiLC
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonHow many slaves made your stuff? It's now easier for companies to discover the truth http://t.co/FPyEHTmGJg http://t.co/7YStiG9o05
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonRethink vacant lots. Rethink snails. Rethink the food movement. Watch + vote on 2015 @RealFoodFilms http://t.co/kLYcrr7zI0 c @ellengustafson
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonThe mountains called. #naturegram #naturerocks @ Powder Mountain http://t.co/4pERwWoIt5#change The U.S. government is poised to withdraw longstanding warnings about cholesterol http://t.co/Uyj7Ca5aVz via @washingtonpost
@chefjoseandres @WSJ I'm super enthusiastic about the success of @beefsteak!! #fastgood #changefood #wetheeatersCan't wait for @chefjoseandres' new fast casual!! The Chipotle effect: how chefs are reinventing fast food http://t.co/7NaV9QXC5W via @WSJ
What a @bigfatsurprise! Cc @PeterAttiaMD @garytaubes RT @TIME: Eating less fat might not be better for you after all http://t.co/OrkzQqvq11All things ppl say abt healthier food systems: 7 world-changing inventions people initially thought were dumb fads http://t.co/KQuTsKmV85Its not macronutrients, its the system- Where people around the world eat the most sugar and fat http://t.co/7mYgPXuLp4 via @washingtonpostWe can have our fish and eat them too, if we're reasonable. Let them reproduce, protect nursery habitats, set limits. http://t.co/jbFUSYLHPK
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonSo cool @jamiefoodfdnUSA! Love this- @nprnews: Cooking 101: Stanford Adds Healthful Eating Skills To The Curriculum http://t.co/67K0SHkY6yGood Morning, America! Cherry, pineapple, spinach, kefir, flax seed, splash of OJ smoothie:)… http://t.co/kM2dGHSi2k
Not gonna lie, watching @TheGRAMMYs and just googled @Madonna's workout. #lookinggood #50isthenew25 #GRAMMYsSunday night pizza, just because. 🍕🍷 #pizza #pizzaismyhashtag http://t.co/T5d2vjaeft
Which Fast Food Companies Are Polluting Our Oceans the Most? http://t.co/QZbJSce1WH via @thedailymeal http://t.co/bPCCGZU9OY
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonStarbucks is going to start offering coconut milk http://t.co/a9ScfnVLHc
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonTrue: "The world is changed by your example not your opinion" RT @MissAlexisJones: In Vegas and stumbled upon this... http://t.co/gug2oF16mL
Promising: @BurgerKing is "in the process of analyzing the removal of [sugary] fountain drinks" from its kids' menu." http://t.co/CiFlwR8gz0
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonFinally got my Christmas composter from @gardenerssupply all set up and ready to go!… http://t.co/ZnDBv6DqEIHow do food entrepreneurs learn? - great piece by @businessforfood http://t.co/sw4znXU53W #foodtech #foodstartups
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonSugar kills eaters & growers. Via @nprnews: New Clues To Mysterious Kidney Disease Afflicting Sugar Cane Workers http://t.co/rLT8xQEStyRT @Oxfam: We talk a lot about food security. Here's what we mean: http://t.co/SUPd1JYXTg #infographic #SouthSudan http://t.co/zEZtZ9ioL4
Terrific to see this as @RWJF priority: Eliminate consumption of #sugar sweetened beverages among 0-5 year olds. #RWJFHealthyWeight
Retweeted by Ellen Gustafson#Bigfood making real food gross & sexist for decades. MT @M_MossC: Coca-Cola offers a low-fat, low-sugar milk. http://t.co/cwONrPLkif @vergeThe airport food kiosk called "fresh gourmet" has soda, chips, some fried wrap-like thing, and packaged sandwiches. #falseadvertising #grossRT @NPRFood: Are Farmer Market Sales Peaking? That Might Be Good For Farmers http://t.co/ndHuFo8tRf
97% of antibiotics for food animals traditionally been available over the counter. All changes in 2016. Prescription will be needed
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonSales up, earnings up, sourcing still sustainable & #WetheEaters are #lovinit! @ChipotleTweets Sales Rise http://t.co/6XjWSNQbvgRT @AndersIndset: Happy Reading - RT @wef: Why it's better to take notes by hand http://t.co/4gtkhMWFTu http://t.co/nA7De9XOOI #humanityIn lovely Frankfurt to speak @leaderswelove, following @RasmusAnkersen who is giving a cool talk about overcoming complacency in biz.
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