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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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#WetheEaters must reverse the course- via @nprnews: What's Most Likely To Kill You? Hint: Probably Not An Epidemic http://t.co/EqAmh5V5EtPlants diet, aka soil, matters!! RT @michaelpollan: "You Are What You Eat—And What It Eats Too "- The Equation http://t.co/eFubuJ6qIzLoving fresh OJ from Cara Cara oranges. Different fruit & veg varietals being more available is a… http://t.co/uSPlfBfc6C
Have a drink a day to lower heart failure risk http://t.co/cJz7lpgE9l
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonFood halls are popping up across America: http://t.co/kNzjQFVFHb http://t.co/28a9dFEb4K
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonAmazing amazing dinner last night @chinachilcano in DC. Mi hermano chefjoseandres dreamed up damn… http://t.co/n8DJp6mklPTime to change the way we fight hunger, no? Africa’s Economy Is Rising. Now What Happens to Its Food?, via @nytimes http://t.co/0zLgn1aTRf"We as eaters will change our food system" - @ellengustafson http://t.co/kCoaoRNfoj #FoodTank @Food_Tank http://t.co/PUiBHZsDNh
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Democratizing Innovation means #systemchange and re-building a food system that #WetheEaters demand, based on health of people and planetGreat final convo abt Democratizing Innovation @Food_Tank Summit w @ngfn @timcarman @StoneBarns @ActionAidUSA @forumfood @WWFUS @foodXhealthLove learning about smart businesses like @4PFoods @TMcDougall_ connecting eaters to local foods @Food_Tank #FoodTankSummit #WetheEaters"“If we can create better food systems in the United States we can create” a model for the rest of the world, @ellengustafson #FoodTank
Retweeted by Ellen Gustafson"American meat consumption has leveled off. USA is where we can create and provide proof for better systems." @ellengustafson #FoodTank
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonThe things needed to ensure good nutrition in developing world are the same things needed here. -@ellengustafson #foodtank
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonPeople change when it affects their waistline. It's a great starting point for consumers. #FoodTank @ellengustafson
Retweeted by Ellen Gustafson@HarvardFLPC @broademily doing smart work on new and better laws to protect eaters & provide incentives to food entrepreneurs & farmers@IATP @mjahi quoted @ifpri - 80% reduction in hunger in past decades is not due to production increase, bt by women's rights, diet diversityBringing food workers to the table @SupportFLOC @foodchainworker @UFCW @ROCDC @AFLCIO @foodandlabor #FoodTankSummit http://t.co/jlDytilZTJ@SaruJayaraman of @rocunited dropping knowledge abt workers in the restaurant industry, the biggest & fastest growing part of food system@DaniNierenberg kicking off 2nd day of @Food_Tank Summit #foodtanksummit #foodnerdheaven http://t.co/xhgKiKDFtl
Gorgeous dinner for the @Food_Tank Summit @FarmFishBakeDC #FoodTankSummit http://t.co/HoqSjf28alLooking forward to the first barbecue of 2015? Our review of @ellengustafson's thought-provoking "We The Eaters" http://t.co/hMJViIeqY3
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonLove this. #culturechange #WetheEaters RT @brainpicker: Seth Godin: You are what you share http://t.co/jqeAwtJV6AAnd we're live! Follow it all at http://t.co/0sBaEinjHN #foodtank http://t.co/QBZXh3dG0q
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonYounger folks want healthier food - and will pay for it: 41% of Generation Z v. 21% of Boomers. http://t.co/XGT0ByU57z via @usatoday
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Hard to imagine that food, agriculture and rural Americans were never mentioned in the #SOTU.
Retweeted by Ellen Gustafson"veterans" have become a throw-away-mention group to pander to like many others. I guess that's some sort of progress. Always good politics.
Retweeted by Ellen Gustafson"The best scientists in the world are all telling us that our activities are changing the climate." #SOTU We need to #ActOnClimate today!
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonThe number of 19-21 year olds who ate at McDonald’s in December fell 12.9 percentage points compared to 2011. http://t.co/55B08m5hZ8
Retweeted by Ellen Gustafson"To every CEO in America...if you want somebody who’s going to get the job done, and get it done right, #HireAVeteran." —Obama #SOTU
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonEqual pay for women. It's time. It's 2015 people! - @BarackObama #SOTU
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Big data about our big obesity problem. #WetheEaters 21 maps and charts that explain the obesity epidemic http://t.co/Tc6DZ6gzqy#WetheEaters RT @Wellness_Org Never forget the power you hold as a consumer. Think of each dollar you spend as a vote http://t.co/0ugD0jTut511 forgotten Martin Luther King quotes that show he was a revolutionary http://t.co/K4SEHlWVuY http://t.co/EZT3vMJYMg
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonWed and Thurs of this week! Tune In to the Food Tank Summit Livestream: January 21-22 9AM-5PM EST http://t.co/p3wyvNKLUZ via @Food_Tank#alleatersmatter RT @justfood: "Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter." #MLK http://t.co/KwZZKpnOry
INFOGRAPHIC: 'The Rome Declaration on #Nutrition' from #ICN2 2014 - Why it matters + what can be done @FAOnews @WHO http://t.co/ypK2U7NHlD
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonThere was a kale sale at @wholefoods today. #ilovekale #kalechips #eatyourgreens 💚💚💚 http://t.co/K9rXpqd4G3Great work on farm-to-school being done here in San Diego! Growers wanted, by Sheila Pell, http://t.co/mRVhCPucvz @SDReader
@DrPatrickWebb beautiful!!@ellengustafson Agreed. But some things of beauty are frozen in time - like wild turkey prints in pond ice today. http://t.co/eUCQp5btaG
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Trying to capture tonight's sunset is an exercise in futility. Real life is just so much more… http://t.co/kOqmi15eOy@MomsRising!! RT @RodaleNews: This fast-food chain is kicking #soda out of kids' meals: http://t.co/gcLkYmLs24 @CSPI http://t.co/baHWECioKzOh, veggies, how far you've come! RT @omnivorebooks: Instructions in cooking vegetables, 1876. Yipes. http://t.co/Vh6Bo3BFID
Healthier school food is NOT at fault for less participation among non-low-income kids, finds @fractweets: http://t.co/bpMuUAyzKa
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonInteresting... RT @nytimes: Well: A 12-Hour Window for a Healthy Weight http://t.co/OWlWuTZjyFMeet my blue Betta fish, who is fertilizing the crap out of these radish sprouts!… http://t.co/PZ2twkZFndHow plastics from your clothes can end up in your fish http://t.co/s6ciGxIAS4
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Never saw a Chocolate Chip Espresso Banana Bread Muffin fossil at the Field Museum of Natural History. http://t.co/nLJJKj2JCL
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonGreat job, Raj! RT @_RajPatel: Thx .@chrislhayes for finger-lickin conversation about chicken nuggets. And capitalism http://t.co/WCBgedGvhM@AP rept: http://t.co/lorYoLAjS0 RT @ModFarm: Blood Salt: South Korea's fancy salt industry is powered by slave labor http://t.co/ld1PLRyH3QConcur! Key precedent MT @bittman: Chipotle: No pork at a 1/3 of restaurants http://t.co/4LlTUvoSpZ <- kinda impressive
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A long hidden negative externality of big Ag @nprnews: Iowa's Largest City Sues Over Farm Fertilizer Runoff In Rivers http://t.co/gbnhNUPjf1Woman in Business Interview w/ my girl @ManonDeFelice of @InkwellTeam | WE magazine for women http://t.co/GmzxVVipno @WE_MagazineVia @nprnews: #GMO Potatoes Have Arrived. But Will Anyone Buy Them? http://t.co/9nOTqLpJmt
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonMcDonald's new advertising campaign accused of exploiting tragedies to sell burgers http://t.co/Eto1oXPe5h http://t.co/29OczDsAlF
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonShift to glass! RT @Gizmodo: Study shows BPA replacement could be just as bad for you as BPA http://t.co/3ciOOi3Fpv http://t.co/srAOk5y2imIt really does look like a #glowinggreensmoothie #ggs #mixupyoursmoothie yahoohealth #iwokeuplikethishttp://t.co/lARBtkzGcI
Yes! Love what @WWF is doing. RT @grist: Change 100 businesses, and the world’s food system will change with them http://t.co/KS1xi6NpKE#meatlessmonday Eggplant Parmesan...was too good to get a pic before a bite! 🍆🍆🍆 Poured on some… http://t.co/2viOlZuPK4Yum:) Via @nprnews: 'Tasty': How Flavor Helped Make Us Human http://t.co/ugrOFOCbzjMT @c_leschin: Temple Grandin tells the nation's farmers "some practices are going to have change". @TakePart http://t.co/AXJtJ5WDPV #afbf15Speaking while female. Very true, and probably even more so for young women: http://t.co/wfUPwtDdBt via @nytimes
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So excited about Deb Eschmeyer filling this role! @letsmove White House digs in on nutrition with Kass replacement http://t.co/M8aZ6d11waIt's a fresh OJ and tea kinda day in our house. #sunday http://t.co/rzR1whwOZS
Not that I tweet abt football, but @Patriots @Blafell1 post-touchdown celebration -handing ball to a fan- is what they all should do.Great @Yoga_Six sculpt class today w my girl @_H_M_B. 1 of my 2015 goals is to go to more workout classes w/ friends- good for body & soul!Coffee and tea could keep your brain healthy, say a slew of new studies. http://t.co/vQBhLzcfSx #science http://t.co/ypXsTbwi5j
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonScary RT @foodtechconnect: Antibiotic Failure Will Kill 10 Million People a Year by 2050 - @tomphilpott http://t.co/EJqKhPU4CK
RT @Food_Tank: Food for thought: Is your brain missing something? http://t.co/hJz4Zlc15S @washingtonpost http://t.co/XXVoMadIycAwesome letter to the editor in @TribLive by my 84 year old Grandfather! #activismlives ATI cuts legal, not moral http://t.co/GlMF5pkEryThis is AWESOME! @DecoBike is bringing bike-sharing to SD this month!! Bike share coming in January http://t.co/fGN2YpWUBA @UTsandiegoHad a nice #farmtocup coffee break from @BirdRockCoffee today. It's getting easier and easier to… http://t.co/xdMUVeKB5HBeautiful, thanks! Hope you got a snow day:) RT @DrPatrickWebb: @ellengustafson Here you go! Massachusetts today... http://t.co/yxR2GGA4KICoke made us obese: McDonald’s, high-fructose corn-syrup & the sick, super-sized strategy to make you fat http://t.co/KHilEJ4k6P via @SalonBut seriously, on my walk this morning I did thinking about how much I miss snow. ❄️❄️❄️ http://t.co/lNqijApEu1"Bad food can kill you just as surely as no food can. It just takes longer." #wetheeaters @ellengustafson
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonSad when ppl lose jobs; this is creative destruction RT @nytimes: Coca-Cola Announces Plan to Cut 1,600 to 1,800 Jobs http://t.co/e9NDfXNzBk
There is nothing more beautiful than when we humans come together to fight hate. #ParisShooting #CharlieHedbo http://t.co/9L7PbCxj1L
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonCongrats, Deb! RT @letsmove: We are excited to announce Deb Eschmeyer as the new Executive Director of #LetsMovehttp://t.co/55r6ResyZA
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonHappy new year! Did you know, 2015 is the Int’l Year of Soils – find out more http://t.co/d2muPr52QL #IYS2015 http://t.co/LlN9JW14dk
Retweeted by Ellen Gustafson@DrPatrickWebb @McKinsey_MGI Frustrating because over-consumption of junk food is linked to over-production of commodity junk ingredients@DrPatrickWebb @McKinsey_MGI No mention of agriculture systems in this abstract...a major oversight of obesity's root http://t.co/muw4sx3vya2.1 billion people #overweight or #obese globally (30% of everyone!). Economic impact $2 trillion/yr. McKinsey: http://t.co/REHYpFEnDL
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Agree w/@MotherJones, to end antibiotic resistance the US meat industry must "wean itself from its reliance on routine antibiotic use."
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonPurple sweet potatoes shaped like Dumbbells. Coincidence? I think not. #powerpurplepotatoeshttp://t.co/Mi48vmq9p7The pen is always mightier... RT @calestous: #CharlieHebdo #JeSuisCharlie #ParisShooting http://t.co/0Qm6hedqFwRT @USAexpo2015: 2015 Food Trends: Same-day grocery delivery, connected kitchen gadgets + demystified food labels.. http://t.co/9MVFogdokr
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonThese guys are on a 3-yr quest to catch & eat each of New Hampshire's 48 freshwater fish. @takepart http://t.co/OLDvBiNIUM > @4fishgreenberg
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonI know it's cold in most of the US, so I figured I'd just go out on my SoCal patio and take a pic of… http://t.co/PlaXSLMM0ahttp://t.co/R0EUqpjmJG
Apparently @NBCNews has more important things to tweet about than the #NAACPbombing. http://t.co/X0FF2GE0CV
Retweeted by Ellen GustafsonSettling in for a big night w my homies @ForeignAffairs & @TheEconomist #nerd #happiesthour http://t.co/CrDwF4ACnz#wetheeaters need young #farmers for our future. @nprnews: A Young Generation Sees Greener Pastures In Agriculture http://t.co/h3ZHia1wR8#changedinner #changetheworld The USDA might tell Americans to eat less beef for the sake of the environment http://t.co/1L1mdAhEJlThank you Food Tank: The Food Think Tank for including #WetheEaters in the 2014 Best Food Books list....get yours... http://t.co/wivbSNvr7IDespite the spelling error, i love that Wellness Warrior is posting the #foodshifts from #WetheEaters!!! http://t.co/tELpJx6tF8#chineseeaters #change RT @Food_Tank: China goes organic amid food scandals http://t.co/Cm1HVHSMAN @eyoonCNBC @CNBC http://t.co/yuKUTOjf82Morning walk in the neighborhood is another reason I'm happy to be home from holiday travel! #socalhttp://t.co/Tl425CjL2u
Where are America's women farmers? Not where the farming is. http://t.co/DBYjJ61YBc http://t.co/5j8xznC1Ws
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