The Food Institute Commentary page is a food forum by GW students, faculty, and staff. Here you can find weekly updates from our Director, as well as events, musings, and publications by the GW community.
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Written by Suzanne Palmieri, GW Food Institute Senior Fellow
The facts are clear. We waste or lose 30%-40% percent of our food every year.read more
By Kathleen Merrigan, GW Food Institute Director
As I write, final touches are being made to the highly anticipated TEEBAgriFood reportread more
Written by Ariel Kagan and Jenna Riemenschneider
When you hear the term “hydroponic,” do you first think of basement marijuana growers or boutique microgreens…read more
Written by Michael Fernandez, GW Food Institute Senior Fellow
When Science magazine named CRISPR, the most powerful and recognized tool for editing genes…read more
Written by Shannon Kenny, GW Visiting Scholar
Ever confused by the myriad of date labels at your local grocery store?read more
Local Food Convenings have increased over the past decaderead more
Written by Ariel Kagan, with Christina Sivulka ’18 and Jordan Carter MPH ’18read more
What role do chefs play in creating a more equitable and sustainable culinary landscape? Annabel Epstein explored this question at a solution session at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs Food Security Symposium in March.read more
Written by Sage Wylie ’19, GW Food Institute Student Fellowread more