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Resurgence & Ecologist: “Wake Up and Smell the Food Fraud”

Art of the Pie: “Wow It’s Happening!”

Good Food (KCRW): “Pickles, hot chicken GMO labeling, antidepressants and taste”

VICE Munchies: “Here Are the 2016 Taste Talks Food & Drink Awards Nominees”

University of the Sciences: “New microbiology course offers look into bread, chocolate and coffee”

The Gannet: “Q&A: Simran Sethi”

Daily Kos: “Six questions for Simran Sethi on slowly losing the foods we love, biodiversity and consumption”

The Splendid Table: “Simran Sethi: ‘We’re losing biodiversity in foods'”

Orion Magazine: Review of Bread, Wine, Chocolate

Food Tank: “Women We Love: 27 Influential Women in Food and Agriculture”

Serious Eats: “The Long Good-bye: A Writer’s Plea to Save the Foods We Love”

Science: “Losing our taste for diversity”

Crop Trust: “A Conversation with Simran Sethi”

Forbes: “Can Americans Save the Foods They Love?”

PRI’s The World: “A deadly fungus is threatening the future of bananas in Asia — and could spread around the world”

CBS News: “‘Bread, Wine, Chocolate’ makes environmental issues tasty” (story also syndicated to Yahoo!, Salon, The Seattle Times, SFGate and more)

Alexandra Jamieson (The Crave Cast): “Bread, Wine, Chocolate”

Experience Life: “Biodiversity in Your Grocery Bag”

Farming Matters: “Bread, Wine, and Chocolate: The Slow Loss of Foods We Love” (page 40)

Delicious Revolution: “Simran Sethi on the biodiversity behind the flavors we love, democratizing taste, and how everyone can take back their own experience of food”

Mother Nature Network: “Why the foods we love are disappearing (and how we can save them)”

Revista HojaSanta: “Adiós, comida.” (page 89)

The Frog Blog (Rainforest Alliance): “The Role of Women in Sustainable Cocoa Production”

The Bread Project Podcast Series: “Simran Sethi – Breaking Bread”

Writers on Record: “Interview with Simran Sethi”

Sustainable Food Trust: “What to read in 2016?”

Food Tank: “Food Tank Webinar Series: Simran Sethi on Saving by Savoring”

Food Tank: “Ten Questions with Simran Sethi, Author of Bread, Wine, Chocolate

Hunting For Chocolate: “Interview: Simran Sethi, author of Bread, Wine, Chocolate: The Slow Loss of Foods We Love”

The Guardian: “A world in which we all consume the same food will end up with a serving of disaster”

The Independent: Review of Bread, Wine, Chocolate

Bon Appétit: “Why a Great Bar of Chocolate Costs $14”

Good Food (KCRW): “The Mandarin Boom, Monocropping vs. Cacao, Chefs with Issues”

Talk of Iowa (Iowa Public Radio): “Simran Sethi on Bread, Wine and Chocolate (and Beer and Coffee, Too!)”

Heritage Radio Network: Interview on “Food Talk with Mike Colameco”

Eater Denver: “Best Dining and Drinking Events to Attend in May”

Edible Baja Arizona: “Tasting with Serendipity”

Edible Baja Arizona: Review of Bread, Wine, Chocolate

Charlotte NPR (WFAE): “Bread, Wine And Chocolate: The Slow Loss Of Foods We Love”

The Observer Tech Monthly: “A world in which we all consume the same food will end up with a serving of disaster”

The Wall Street Journal podcast: “Holiday Geek Gifts, Chocolate and Private Getaways”

The Wall Street Journal: “Simran Sethi Drills Down Into the Taste of Home”

The Boston Globe: Review of Bread, Wine, Chocolate

The Salt (NPR): “Why Eating Out Alone Doesn’t Have To Be Lonely”

Civil Eats: “Saving Bread, Wine, and Chocolate”

Marie Claire: “These 8 Women Are Saving The Planet As We Know It”

Candy Industry: “Solidaridad launches Women in Cocoa & Chocolate Network”

epicure Food Magazine: Review of Bread, Wine, Chocolate

Brown Girl Magazine: Review of Bread, Wine, Chocolate

mindbodygreen: “18 Food-Centric Books To Add To Your Reading List”

UC Food Observer: “Simran Sethi: How taste can save the foods we love”

23.5° with Sam Champion: Promotional video for Episode 2

Broadcasting & Cable: “Sam Champion Tees Up New Weather Talker”

USA TODAY: “Six actions you can take to battle extreme weather”

Vox: “Zadie Smith introduces us to her protégé, and more book news”

Vela Magazine: “Marissa Landrigan’s Seven Nonfiction Writers on the Natural World”

The Federation of Irish Beekeepers’ Associations: Review of Bread, Wine, Chocolate

Outside Magazine: “The Lost Art of Making Really Good Hot Chocolate”

The National Post (Canada): “With Bread, Wine, Chocolate, Simran Sethi tells ‘the most important story I had never heard of'”

The Leonard Lopate Show (WNYC Radio): “Where Has All the Chocolate Gone?”

VICE Munchies: “How Learning to Eat Alone Can Change Your Life”

Grist: “Modern food is a triumph; modern food is a disaster”

Behind the Boss Mask: “Being an Extreme Introvert, Knowing Your Unique Bottom Line, + Embracing Your Wild Self with Simran Sethi”

AudioFile Magazine: Bread, Wine, Chocolate named an Earphones Award Winner Review of Bread, Wine, Chocolate

Center for Environmental Health: “Before You Leap” podcast featuring Bread, Wine, Chocolate

Foodstand: “Behind the Plate: Simran Sethi”

Spoonful Mag: “The Anatomy of Taste – A Review of Simran Sethi’s Book, Bread Wine Chocolate”

Los Angeles Review of Books: “To Save Something, We Have to Eat It”

Quartz: “If you want to keep eating french fries, you’d better start drinking strange wine”

The Boston Globe: “Highlighting efforts to preserve biodiversity”

The Indian Express: “How to bake with dark, guilt-free, sustainable chocolate”

The Smith Alumnae Quarterly: “The Book List” (Bread, Wine, Chocolate featured on page 36)

KCUR Central Standard: “Saving Taste”

The Common: “Friday Reads: February 2016” (review of Bread, Wine, Chocolate)

The Joy Cardin Show (Wisconsin NPR): “The Slow Loss Of The Foods We Love – And What To Do About It”

Newstalk Radio (Ireland): Interview on “Moncrieff”

Heritage Radio Network: Interview on “Eat Your Words”

SuperheroYou: “Interview with Simran Sethi, Author of Bread, Wine, Chocolate

SuperheroYou: Review of Bread, Wine, Chocolate

Mountain Xpress: “Simran Sethi revisits Asheville’s ‘grain-to-loaf’ wheat movement during book release events”

Pizza Quest with Peter Reinhart: “An Important New Book”

The Huffington Post: “Things I Know To Be True About Craft Chocolate & Small Business: As The Dust Settles On Mast-Gate”

ChocoBlog: “Mast Brothers scandal: A news roundup”

Radio New Zealand: “From Nine to Noon”

Pax Coffea.: “On Flashes of Insight”

Sweatpants & Coffee: “Taste Your Life : Bread, Wine, Chocolate”

Kirsten Khire Comments: “#MyBWC reflection: Savoring Bread, Wine, Chocolate in every way”

FLAD Horticulture: “Indulge Yourself to Save Plant Diversity”

AnuReviews: Review of Bread, Wine, Chocolate

WCCO News Radio: “Off the Menu” (November 28, 2015)

Foodstand: “Holiday Gift Guide: 35 Gifts for Food Lovers”

Experience Life: “What to Read Now: Bread, Wine, Chocolate: The Slow Loss of Foods We Love by Simran Sethi”

The Allegheny Front: “The Importance of Bringing Biodiversity Back to Our Plates—and Lives”

Le rédacteur amateur: Review of Bread, Wine, Chocolate

Sprudge: “Simran Sethi’s New Book Celebrates Coffee’s Delicious Diversity”

Paste Magazine: “Wild Culture: Reclaiming the Magic of Yeast”

Acquired Taste: “Simran Sethi Says Eat What You Love”

Dakota Trails Journal: Review of Bread, Wine, Chocolate

The Huffington Post: “The ‘Extinction’ Of Bananas Shows Us Why Our Food System Needs Help”

Smith College Alumnae Relations: “Alumnae Authors”

Stacey Van Berkel: “wall street journal: simran sethi”

Lawrence Journal-World: “Food for thought: Environmental journalist Simran Sethi on the world’s vanishing biodiversity — and how we can save it”

Pittsburgh City Paper: “Short List: November 25 – December 3”

WFDD (Public Radio for the Piedmont): “Simran Sethi And Protecting The Foods We Love, NC A&T’s ‘The First Noel,’ And Harrod Blank”

The Chocolate Clinic: “Bread, Wine, Chocolate, a book by Simran Sethi”

Medium: “Behind the Plate: 18 Questions for Simran Sethi, Author of Bread, Wine, Chocolate”

Tiny Isle: “Eat Chocolate and Save the Planet!”

Radio Free Kansas: “Sunday on Sanders”

iEat Green: “iEat Green Joins “Feeding the 5000”; Job Opportunity; Simran Sethi, Author of Bread, Wine, Chocolate: The Slow Loss of Foods We Love Will Join Bhavani on PRN!”

The Wichita Eagle: “Best-sellers from Watermark Books and Eighth Day Books (Jan. 7)”

Simran’s reddit AMA

Winston-Salem Journal: “Author wants us to savor and save our favorite types of food” “‘Open Sesame’ Shows the Importance of Seed Saving” (Simran featured in the beginning of the film.)

ABC Radio (Big Ideas): “Creating Hope”

Platform for Agrobiodiversity Research: “New Book: Bread, Wine, Chocolate: The Slow Loss of Foods We Love”

Alaska Beyond (Alaska Airlines Magazine): “Green Trailblazers”

The Adelaide Review: “Table Talk: Dan Barber, Simran Sethi on the future of farming”

Dumbo Feather: “Simran Sethi is Down to Earth”

ABC Arts: “Simran Sethi: Are we enlightened yet?”

The Field Guide: “Simran Sethi – The Environmental Messenger”

New Internationalist Australia Blog: “Creating hope – Simran Sethi at WOMADelaide”

Agricultural Biodiversity Weblog: “Cup of cocoa brimmeth over”

Metroactive: “Tech Awards Honor Life-Changing Innovators”

The Indian Down Under: “Vandana Shiva and Simran Sethi to speak in WOMAdelaide 2015 Planet talks”

The Guardian: “The craft coffee trend: it’s pricey, but farmers aren’t getting rich”

Resurgence & Ecologist: “A Resurgence of Heirloom Plants”

Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival: “Jackson Hole Science Media Awards Announces 2014 Finalists” (QUEST: The Science of Sustainability selected as a finalist for the Best Short Series category.)

Simran featured in “Birds of Unusual Vitality Volume Two”

Stress-Free Sustainability: Leverage Your Emotions, Avoid Burnout and Influence Anyone by Adam Hammes (Simran featured in Acknowledgments, Chapter 5 and Chapter 9)

Participatory Learning: “When ‘New’ Gets Old: Redefining Approaches to Digital Literacy and Citizenship” (A MacArthur Foundation Digital Media and Learning Initiative publication)

Dumbo Feather: “Introducing issue #39”

Birds of Unusual Vitality: “Simran Sethi”

The Huffington Post: “Food Freedom and the People who are Planting the Seeds of Change”

QUEST Member Magazine April 2014: “From High-Tech Bikes to Reviving Extinct Species” (page 4)

Sustainable Brands: “Storytelling and Data: Using Two Sides of the Brain Is Better Than One”

Simran invited to be a contributor to Global Chorus: A 365-Person Anthology of Worldwide Concern and Enduring Hope

Tasting Cultures: “Meet our TCF Grantee, Simran Preeti Sethi”

Columbia Journalism Review: “QUEST’s quest for sustainability journalism”

KQED Pressroom: “QUEST Launches New Science Series with Award-Winning Host Simran Sethi”

Living Green Magazine: “How to Talk to a Climate Skeptic”

Earth Eats: “Projected Yields Fall Short Of Feeding The World By 2050” (story from Indiana Public Media)

Organic Monitor: “Food Industry Needs More Collaborations to Address Sustainability Issues”

Environmental Leader: “Role of Women in Sustainability”

ECO: “Percorsi di cambiamento verso una società sostenibile”

Culinate: “Seed diversity — Preservationists in action”

OSGATA: “Seeds: The Buried Beginnings of Food”

HOMEGROWN: “Video: Seeds, The Buried Beginnings of Food (Simran Sethi at TEDxManhattan 2013)”

TakePart: “Why You Should Be Worried About Seeds (VIDEO)”

Alltop: “Why seeds are as hot as sex (and just as important for our survival)

ecofluence: “Simran Sethi: How You Can Tell Stories That Matter”

OECD Insights: “Why biodiversity matters”

Simran’s TEDxManhattan featured on the Friends of the David Lubin Memorial Library (FAO) Facebook page, Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company Facebook page & Slow Food USA Facebook page

St. Kate’s News: “Sustainability described as women’s work, responsibilty”

Schaefer’s Millennium 3: “St. Catherine’s University Hosts Simran Sethi: Fosters Women’s Leadership”

Arena Magazine: “The Bulga Victory”

GreenBiz: “Getting behind the psychology of sustainability”

TriplePundit: “Just Green It! Making Sustainability Cool”

QualEnergia: “Il cambiamento, raccontando rinnovabili e sostenibilità”

Science Is Everyone’s Story: “Science Isn’t a Two-Party System”

Global Green USA: “Seeds for Sustainable Food at TEDx Manhattan”

TEDxManhattan: Seeds Mind Map

TEDxManhattan 2013 Wordcloud

GreenTech Advocates: “Tell Your Sustainability Story”

Food Republic: “We Asked This Weekend’s TedxManhattan Speakers How To Change The Way We Eat”

Ecocentric: “Organic Farmers Sue Monsanto, Hundreds Converge in Support”

Storify: “Twitter Chat with Simran Sethi” (Storify by TEDxManhattan)

St. Catherine University: “2013 Kelly Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence announced”

The Goshen College Record: “Simran Sethi speaks on agriculture, consciousness and Big Macs”

PRWeb: “TEDxManhattan To Webcast All Day Event Led By Food and Farming Industry Experts”

elephant journal: “elephant journal’s 10 #Mindful Instagram Feeds Worth Following”

The Digital Naturalist: “9 Lessons on How We Engage”

Good Food Jobs: “Interview with The Gastrognomes”

Asia Society: “We Asked Our Experts: What Does Obama’s Re-Election Mean for Asia?”

Mimarizm: “‘Çevre Habercisi’ Simran Sethi SALT’a Geliyor”

James Beard Foundation: “Narrative Interlude: Trust in Identity Simran Sethi, Emmy Award-Winning Journalist”

James Beard Foundation: “Q & A with Environmentalist Simran Sethi”

Everybody Eats News: “We’re Going to Have to Get a Bigger Table: James Beard Foundation Takes on Trust”

Jonathan J. Halperin: “Authenticity and Empathy in the American Food System”

Society for Interpersonal Theory and Research (SITAR) Newsletter: “Expanding the Circle: Nicole Cain and Kate Thomas on an interpersonal TED talk”

Everybody Eats News: “Simran Sethi Comes to the James Beard Foundation Food Conference with News: The Messenger May Just Be the Message”

IdeaMensch: “Simran Sethi – Founder of Metamorphose”

Metropolis Magazine: “We Need Us and Them to Become WE”

elephant journal: “What to Say to a Climate Change Skeptic”

Virgin: “Summer Rayne Oakes – Tigress Reign to TEDx”

Asia Society: “Video: Reframe Climate Change Debate, Says Simran Sethi, and Bridge the Divide”

This is Counter Culture: “Why and How Do We Engage”

Care2: “How Not to Convince Someone to Go Green”

350 or bust: “TED Talk Thursday: There’s A Green Brain Inside Every Climate Skeptic”

ecoAffect: “Make it ‘Us’ to Make it Real”

ecoAffect: “Why Americans Forget About Climate Change”

SUNfiltered: “How to talk to people who deny climate change”

TreeHugger: “How Not to Convince People to Go Green: Throw More Facts At Them” (watch Simran’s TEDxCibeles video here, too)

TEDxPlazaCibeles 2012 (Simran featured on pages 16 & 17)

Interview with Simran Sethi at TedxCibeles with Vodafone

Thirty-Year Plan (Simran featured on slide 29)

Lawrence Journal-World: “Lawrence resident, journalist to address James Beard Foundation on importance of trusting food sources”

The Selection Committee of the 13th Annual Brower Youth Awards

Wamda: “How Startups in Emerging Markets Can Lead a Sustainability Movement: Simran Sethi”

Yo Dona: “No Creo En Las Super Women”

Il Fatto Quotidiano: “Ogm, il Senato Usa dice no all’etichetta per prodotti geneticamente modificati”

Glad2baWoman: “Sister, story teller, lover of seeds – Interview with Simran Sethi”

Phys.Org: “Study: Military providing example of becoming sustainable without politics”

Shift/Transform: “SoS: Why Sustainability Isn’t Getting More Traction and What We Can Do To Change It”

The Huffington Post: “WATCH: Organic Farmers Sue Monsanto, Hundreds Converge in Support”

The Atlantic: “A Conversation With Simran Sethi, Environmental Journalist”

Online News Association: “Student Summit Explores Diverse Storytelling in the Digital Age”

Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education: “AASHE’s ‘Higher Education Occupation’ Project”

Business for Social Responsibility: “In Your Words: Journalist and Author Simran Sethi on Leadership”

GOOD: “The Green Side of Business: DODOcase Plans for the Sustainable Road Ahead”

Yesilist: “A Pleasant Chat with Simran Sethi”

WiserEarth: “Capitalism, Communities, and Communication”

WiserEarth: “So What’s Stopping Us All From Going Green?”

EcoSalon: “Lessons from SXSW Eco #1: Changing How We Communicate”

The Christian Post: “Christians Urged to Help Solve Food Crisis”

EcoSalon: “The 20 Most Influential Women in Green”

Vanity Fair 2007: “The Year in Photos”

Beautiful Earth Group: “Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin Receives the 2011 Green Governor of the Year Award”

Coco Eco Magazine: “2010’s Most influential Women in Green” (Simran featured on page 88)

PR Newswire: “Is Your Neighborhood Killing You?”

Metropolis Magazine: “Telling Stories”

Vanity Fair Green Issue: “The Messenger” (JPEG will open in new window)

The Independent: “Eco-Hero of the Planet” (JPEG will open in new window)

Variety: “Sheryl Crow, Laurie David, Melissa Etheridge, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Simran Sethi & Bonnie Raitt” “Talking Sustainability with Simran Sethi”

Body + Soul: “A Green Goddess”

Asia Society: “As Oil Gushes Off the Gulf Coast, a Search for Answers”

Shanghai American School: “Eco-hero, Simran Sethi, visits Pudong campus”

Wake Forest University: “Environmental Justice Event Draws Diverse Audience”

Whole Life Times: “Conversations: Simran Sethi”

The Pitch: “Best Celebrity”

Sierra Magazine: “Three-Minute Green”

City of Lawrence, Kansas 2009 Annual Report (Simran featured on page 9)

Experience Life: “Real Alignment”

Before It’s News: “Economist Finds Environmental Injustice Across Country”

Smith College: “She Went to Smith: Notable Alumnae”

GreenMarketingBlog: “Is Green Too Green?”

Douglas County Newcomer’s Guide: “Accomplished Lawrence Resident” 

AOL Real Estate: “Oprah Eco-Expert Simran Sethi Moves To…Kansas?”

Lawrence Magazine: “Her Own Hope Spot” (Simran featured on page 12)

The Gort Cloud, by Richard Seireeni and Scott Fields

Center for Diversity & the Environment: “People”

TreeHugger TV: “Re-Visualizing Environmental Activism in the Post-Network Era”

The University of Kansas: “KU graduate students use classroom lessons to help local homeless shelter” “Climate Protection Task Force Audio Podcast” “Townie Guide to … Fighting the Green Fight”

SourceWatch: “Kansas and Coal”

Thinking About Media: “Conversation with Simran Sethi”

The Smith College Sophian: “Journalist Alum Simran Sethi ‘92 Inspires Students to Work for Change”

Earthfirst: “Who’s Who in Green: Simran Sethi”

The Kansas City Star: “Google project could widen gap in Kansas City between computer haves and have nots”

Allure: “Green Hot List”

NY Times: “On the Road to Farm Aid, the Long, Sweet Way”

Oxygen Network: “Etheridge Breathes Deep”

Marcia G. Yerman: “The BlogHer’10 Conference – Women Power Up”