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Let me help you cook. Let’s slow global warming and reduce suffering by eating real, seasonal food. Author of Fifty Weeks of Green and Wildly Affordable Organic. Netroots Nation scholar 2012. Wake Dems ED 2004. Holds a torch for Howard Dean.

Real Name: Linda Watson

Location: Raleigh, NC, USA

Occupation: food evangelist

Groups: Meatless Advocates Meetup

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Twitter: @cookforgood

Diaries published: 54 (471 days since last diary on Tue Feb 11, 2014 at 12:31 PM PST)

Comments posted: 210 (186 days since last comment on Sun Nov 23, 2014 at 08:00 AM PST)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: often

Total Recommends: 673

Total Comment Ratings: 745

Most Recommended Diary: Eat well for $1.12 a meal, better for $1.88, & save the world, 91 comments, 77 recommends

People Following Cook for Good: 31

Cook for Good's Most Recent Diaries:

When I found out that Fifty Shades of Grey had outsold the Harry Potter series, I knew the author E. L. James had found a way to get people's attention. I downloaded a preview chapter online. In ...
by Cook for Good
Comment Count 17 comments on Tue Feb 11, 2014 at 12:31 PM PST with 5 Recommends
n 2009, President Obama's Recovery Act boosted food stamps (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP) to help hungry people and to jump start the economy. This program ends on November 1st. ...
by Cook for Good
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Oct 18, 2013 at 07:23 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
The day after the election, I slept in late, watched Obama's acceptance speech, and saw Cloud Atlas , a film which perfectly examines the main themes of the election: love and charity and duty and ...
by Cook for Good
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat Nov 10, 2012 at 08:00 AM PST with 7 Recommends
The abstract of a new meta-study, Are Organic Foods Safer or Healthier Than Conventional Alternatives?: A Systematic Review has two sentences in its conclusion. Guess which one is making the ...
by Cook for Good
Comment Count 18 comments on Fri Sep 14, 2012 at 06:51 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
Want to go to Netroots Nation but thought you couldn't afford it? Take my ticket, please! I registered early with the full intention of going, but then finances got in the way. Now I'm doing demos ...
by Cook for Good
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Jun 05, 2012 at 06:21 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Are you going to Netroots Nation this year? If so, are you interested in participating in or attending a session (or more than one session!) on voting with your fork? Read below for some possible ...
by Cook for Good
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Jan 17, 2012 at 11:48 AM PST with 5 Recommends

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