Central Virginia Organic Gardener

"And 'tis my faith that every flower enjoys the air it breathes." - William Wordsworth, 1798

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

New Food PyramidS! Yes PyramidS!

This is not directly about gardening, though food and issues related to food are indirectly related. The non-profit Oldways Preservation Trust, has created a series of healthy food pyramids based on culturally traditional ways of eating (and also a vegetarian food pyramid). At last, food pyramids not influences by lobbyists for the food-industrial-complex (the beef lobby, the pork lobby, milk, sugar and soft drink lobbies!) To see these great pyramids (which I can't seem to reproduce here), go to:


To read New York Times Blog post on them, go to:


1 comment:

Anita said...

I must be multi-ethnic because you can put most of the food from any of those pyramids in front of me at my hungriest time and I will devour it all. :)

On second thought...I like garlic but not in overdose quantites.