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08.22.13: John Thackara

Between Sorrel And Supertanker
John Thackara reviews the recent Doors of Perception xskool.
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10.27.11: Courtney Drake & Deirdre Cerminaro with William Drenttel

Design and the Social Sector: An Annotated Bibliography
This bibiography surveys the literature of social design — the spectrum from design process and thinking to the zones of social innovation.
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03.14.11: Jonathan Schultz

Just Keep Truckin'
David Rockwell-designed truck for Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution.
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01.03.11: Julie Lasky

MSC Greenhouse Project
On learning about science, nutrition and politics at the Manhattan School for Children.
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11.17.10: Alexandra Lange

Dan Wood
A conversation with WORKac architect Dan Wood about design, food and cities.
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11.01.10: Meena Kadri

Conflict Kitchen
Report on Conflict Kitchen, a project by artists affiliated with Carnegie Mellon to foster cross-cultural understanding through food.
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09.25.10: Aspen Editors

Aspen Design Summit: Update 09.25.10
Dateline Aspen. An on-going report on progress on the six projects developed at the Aspen Design Summit in November 2009.
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09.14.10: Mimi Zeiger

Food Not Bombs
Report on Food Not Bombs, an activist network, now about to turn 30, that distributes free vegan meals.
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09.09.10: Sculpture by Mara Haseltine

Pearl River
Oyster Island, Mara Haseltine's sculpture created to revive the oyster reefs that once flourished in and near New York City.
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07.07.10: William Underhill

Boatanic
In the Netherlands, designer Damian O'Sullivan conceives of floating greenhouses converted from tourist boats.
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05.31.10: John Thackara

Whole, Whole on the Range
As a juror on the 2010 Buckminster Fuller Challenge, John Thackara reviews the highlight.
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05.24.10: Elizabeth Helman Minchilli, Annie Schlechter

Rome Sustainable Food Project
Alice Waters has been working tirelessly to change the way we eat in America. Four years ago, she sent chef Mona Talbott overseas to reform the kitchens of the American Academy in Rome.
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12.14.09: Jane Margolies

St. Augustine School Chicken Project
Report on the sustainability program at St. Augustine parochial school in the South Bronx.
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11.24.09: Aspen Editors

Aspen Design Summit Report: Sustainable Food and Childhood Obesity
At the Aspen Design Summit November 11–14, 2009, sponsored by AIGA and Winterhouse Institute, the Sustainable Food Project focused on accelerating the shift from a global, abstract food system to a regional, real food system via a robust portfolio of activities — including a grand challenge and a series of youth-engagement programs.
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11.21.09: By Dona Ann McAdams

Milking It
Dona Ann McAdams photograph featured in an exhibition at the Opalka Gallery in Albany, New York.
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11.20.09: Aspen Editors

Aspen Design Summit: Initial Report
Initial report on the 2009 Aspen Design Summit, sponsored by AIGA and Winterhouse Institute.
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10.06.09: Justin Partyka

The East Anglians
Image from photographer Justin Partyka's series, The East Anglians, about the decline of rural culture in the UK.
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09.09.09: Jane Margolies

Pig 05049
Report on Pig 05049, a book cataloging all of the products made from a single pig, which won the 2009 INDEX award in the Playful Learning category
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09.09.09: Ernest Beck

Chulha Stove

Report on the Chulha stove designed by Philips to reduce indoor air pollution in developing countries.


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09.02.09: Julie Lasky

Pizza Farm
Report on Project M at Winterhouse's Pizza Farm event in rural Connecticut in August 2009.
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08.04.08: John Thackara

Alternative Trade Networks and the Coffee System
Alterative trade networks are emerging in the coffee industry, attempting to eliminate the middle man.
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