Nick Jacobs

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Four years ago, Nick Jacobs didn't know what the term "blogging" meant. As the president and CEO of the Windber (PA) Research Institute and the Windber Medical Center, that's not surprising. But this not-so-typical hospital president changed all that by launching his own blog three years ago and putting his small, 82-bed facility on the map.
Today's food and farming systems have succeeded in supplying large volumes of foods to global markets, but are generating negative outcomes on multiple fronts: widespread degradation of land, water and ecosystems; high GHG emissions; biodiversity losses; persistent hunger and micro-nutrient deficiencies alongside the rapid rise of obesity and diet-related(More)
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