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Parke Wilde
Works at Friedman School, Tufts University
Attended Swarthmore College
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Menus of Change
The Menus of Change -- a project of the Harvard School of Public Health and the Culinary Institute of America -- brings together industry folks, chefs, academics, and advocates to discuss private-sector and public-sector action regarding both nutrition and ...
The Menus of Change -- a project of the Harvard School of Public Health and the Culinary Institute of America -- brings together industry folks, chefs, academics, and advocates to discuss private-sector and public-sector acti...
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Report criticizes marketing for some dairy foods
Food industry critic and reform advocate Michele Simon this week released a new report sharply critical of marketing practices for certain dairy foods including pizza and sugar sweetened dairy drinks. Most of this marketing effort originates with the federa...
Food industry critic and reform advocate Michele Simon this week released a new report sharply critical of marketing practices for certain dairy foods including pizza and sugar sweetened dairy drinks. Most of this marketing e...
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Communicating with the dietetics profession
In Mother Jones this week, Kiera Butler has a striking report about the food industry presence at a conference of the California Dietetic Association. The description of attendees consuming and discussing their free McDonald's salads makes the association s...
In Mother Jones this week, Kiera Butler has a striking report about the food industry presence at a conference of the California Dietetic Association. The description of attendees consuming and discussing their free McDonald'...
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If you are fed up and wish the U.S. could reduce sugar consumption ...
The new documentary movie Fed Up , by Stephanie Soechtig, will be released widely tomorrow. It rightly focuses on sugar consumption as a key contributor to chronic disease in the United States. If you see this movie and want some links to reliable informati...
The new documentary movie Fed Up, by Stephanie Soechtig, will be released widely tomorrow. It rightly focuses on sugar consumption as a key contributor to chronic disease in the United States. If you see this movie and want s...
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Local food retail access
Many people feel that low-income neighborhoods have less access to supermarkets than other neighborhoods do. In research published recently in the International Food and Agribusiness Management Review , my colleagues and I found otherwise: In contrast with ...
Many people feel that low-income neighborhoods have less access to supermarkets than other neighborhoods do. In research published recently in the International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, my colleagues and I fou...
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At Civil Eats yesterday, Aliza Wasserman explains the dilemma for the public interest entrepreneurs who are developing a fair trade banana market. The article describes a recent conference at Tufts University. The most difficult question is whether fair tra...
At Civil Eats yesterday, Aliza Wasserman explains the dilemma for the public interest entrepreneurs who are developing a fair trade banana market. The article describes a recent conference at Tufts University. The most diffic...
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Schools really can serve healthy meals
For a child, eating a piece of fruit is not some big challenge like climbing Mount Everest. It is realistic for us to expect school meals programs to meet the modest sensible new standards. All over the world, children are capable of eating the basic amount...
For a child, eating a piece of fruit is not some big challenge like climbing Mount Everest. It is realistic for us to expect school meals programs to meet the modest sensible new standards. All over the world, children are ca...
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Superfood fads for global farmers
In a Marketplace report last night, Dan Bobkoff describes the excitement of new crops for global farmers without overstating the power of any single new crop to transform the world. To communicate this balance of opportunity and realism, Bobkoff chatted wit...
In a Marketplace report last night, Dan Bobkoff describes the excitement of new crops for global farmers without overstating the power of any single new crop to transform the world. To communicate this balance of opportunity ...
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New edition of Breadlines Knee-Deep in Wheat by Janet Poppendieck
Breadlines Knee-Deep in Wheat is a classic in the history of U.S. food policy, written by sociologist  Janet Poppendieck, focused on the connections between agricultural crisis and food programs for the poor in the Great Depression. The new edition from the...
Breadlines Knee-Deep in Wheat is a classic in the history of U.S. food policy, written by sociologist  Janet Poppendieck, focused on the connections between agricultural crisis and food programs for the poor in the Great Depr...
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Local food retail access
Many people feel that low-income neighborhoods have less access to supermarkets than other neighborhoods do. In research published recently in the International Food and Agribusiness Management Review , my colleagues and I found otherwise: In contrast with ...
Many people feel that low-income neighborhoods have less access to supermarkets than other neighborhoods do. In research published recently in the International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, my colleagues and I fou...
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Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA) to speak on food stamps and hunger at Tufts Apr 11
Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA) will give the keynote speech Friday April 11 at a Tufts University conference titled "Food Stamps and Hunger in America." The event is part of the annual "Issues of the Future" conference organized by Tufts Democrats. Rep. McGovern ...
Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA) will give the keynote speech Friday April 11 at a Tufts University conference titled "Food Stamps and Hunger in America." The event is part of the annual "Issues of the Future" conference organized by...
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What if Walmart paid employees enough to avoid food stamps?
I enjoyed this video for sharp writing, clarity of data presentation, and measured tone. While still relying on economic markets for a thriving food economy, we nonetheless can expect our major grocery chains to do better on wages. No matter what one thinks...
I enjoyed this video for sharp writing, clarity of data presentation, and measured tone. While still relying on economic markets for a thriving food economy, we nonetheless can expect our major grocery chains to do better on ...
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  • Friedman School, Tufts University
    Associate Professor, 2003 - present
  • USDA Economic Research Service
    1998 - 2003
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Food policy professor at Tufts.
Introduction
Teaches and writes about U.S. Food Policy at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University.
Education
  • Swarthmore College
    Political Science, 1986 - 1990
  • Cornell University
    Agricultural Economics, 1992 - 1998