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Jocelyn C. Zuckerman
Jocelyn Zuckerman is OnEarth's former articles editor and the former executive editor of Whole Living and deputy editor of Gourmet, where she won a James Beard Award for feature writing in 2002. She is also an adjunct professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and has written for the New York Times Magazine, Parade, and Plenty.
Stories by Jocelyn C. Zuckerman
December 4, 2013
That palm oil listed in the ingredients of your favorite candy bar or lipstick? More and more of it comes from forest and farmland razed by multinational corporations a world away.
September 19, 2013
“Sell by” labels are confusing and meaningless. There are a lot better ways to determine if your food is safe to eat.
September 5, 2013
Why aren’t school lunches healthier? Because, as Marion Nestle explains in her entertaining new book, corporations don’t want them to be.
August 27, 2013
Heirloom tomatoes and their ilk don’t just enhance our summer meals; their diversity is crucial to our survival. It’s time we gave our seeds the love they deserve.
June 27, 2013
Americans drive huge cars, watch wall-size TVs, and eat big fish. But to protect the world’s fisheries, we should cast a smaller net.
May 31, 2013
Hollywood up-and-comers and plot twists combine in a thriller about when polluters deserve punishment -- and who should mete it out.
April 26, 2013
The first environmental assessment for a genetically modified animal deserves more scrutiny.
February 27, 2013
Food technology has transformed the contemporary diet in strange and scary ways.
September 12, 2012
A new book dives into the history of New York through the stomachs of its people.
February 24, 2012
Atlanta Falcons fullback Ovie Mughelli has taken the energy-saving ball and run with it.
December 7, 2011
What if our garbage system were smart enough to inform waste collectors, recyclers, and resellers what we've just tossed into it? We may be closer than you think.
November 28, 2011
Faced with increasing drought and desertification, Africans are focusing on a new farming frontier: the cities.
September 29, 2011
This month, the Heinz Family Foundation announced the recipients of its 17th annual Heinz Awards. Among the honorees are Curt Ellis and Ian Cheney, the co-founders of FoodCorps, highlighted by OnEarth in its fall issue.In... read more >
August 24, 2011
On the debut CD from Driftwood Fire, a duo with day jobs in the environmental field, musings about relationships intermingle with meditations on coal mines.