• The Perigord walnut is an extremely healthy and versatile nut grown in southwestern France.The Périgord walnut can be used in so many ways in cuisine that the list of culinary dishes it can’t be used in is probably a lot shorter than the list of dishes it is included in.
  • France’s Ecophyto 2 plan aims for a reduction in the use of plant protection products by 25% by 2020 and 50% by 2025. The plan establishes certificates for Plant Protection Product Reduction, which will set reduction targets for users of plant protection products.
  • Created by the French government as part of its large project “Industry of the Future,” the Smart Food Plan encourages business innovation in favor of an agro-food industry that’s more connected, more competitive and more respectful of the environment and agricultural workers.
  • France’s agro-ecology project has made big progress in 2015. French Agriculture Minister Stéphane Le Foll recently announced new worksites for 2016 and the "Night of Agro-Ecology."
  • As part of its fight against climate change, the city of Paris launched a call for proposals for a project with a goal of greening the capital through the expansion of urban agriculture. The city and its partners have made 47 sites throughout Paris available to grow plants and vegetables in the heart of the capital.


  • “Have fun at the cafeteria” (part 1)
  • “Have fun at the cafeteria” (part 2)
  • Dr. Shoemaker explains the French notion of “Terroir”
  • The History of Crêpe