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Dine with Mark Bittman, Marion Nestle, Michael Pollan, and Ruth Reichl to Benefit Civil Eats

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4 mentions3 hours ago
Back by popular demand, Civil Eats will host its second annual celebration on Monday, November 13 in San Francisco at the Pearl. Civil Eats is a non-profit, independent news and ...

Women in Ag Landing Page

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2 mentions10 hours ago
From historic homesteaders to contemporary cattle ranchers, women have been the cornerstone of America’s agriculture heritage. The 2012 Census of Agriculture notes that nearly 1 million women are working America’s ...

Opinion

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2 mentions5 hours ago
Fortunately, we have effective tools for addressing this crisis. Taxes on sugary drinks are one. As a peer-reviewed study published this spring found, since the tax went into effect in ...

Did Monsanto ignore evidence linking its weed killer to cancer?

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2 mentions4 days ago
In 1970, John E. Franz, a 40-year-old chemist from Springfield, Illinois, hit upon a discovery that would profoundly change agriculture: a chemical that works its way into the leaves of ...

Reporting on the World's Most Controversial Farm Chemical

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4 mentions5 days ago
Want to start a fight at a state fair, agriculture show, or meeting of the European Commission? Get farmers, consumers, and politicians discussing Monsanto, genetic engineering, and pesticide use. The ...

Eat Local Challenge

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7 mentions7 hours ago
Raise your fork against climate change and win a free ride to Terra Madre Salone del Gusto 2018 in Turin, Italy! Three round-trips are up for grabs – these prizes ...

Can We Trust the Sustainable Meat We Order Online?

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2 mentions4 days ago
The best way to know where your beef comes from is to order directly from a farmer. But not everyone can afford to pay farmers’ market prices or to front ...

Save The Food

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2 mentions8 hours ago
A 4-person family loses $1500 a year on wasted food. Saving that would basically be a raise.

Helping the Farmers and Ranchers Affected by the California Wildfires

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2 mentions3 days ago
Over the past several days, many of us at American Farmland Trust have watched with sadness as over 150,000 acres across California has been ravaged by wind-driven wildfires. Currently, fires ...

Ben & Jerry’s to launch glyphosate-free ice-cream after tests find traces of weedkiller

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2 mentions7 days ago
Ben & Jerry’s has moved to cut all glyphosate-tainted ingredients from its production chain and introduce an “organic dairy” line next year, after a new survey found widespread traces of ...

Sixth mass extinction of wildlife also threatens global food supplies

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2 mentions1 week ago
The sixth mass extinction of global wildlife already under way is seriously threatening the world’s food supplies, according to experts. “Huge proportions of the plant and animal species that form ...

Honey tests reveal global contamination by bee-harming pesticides

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2 mentions1 week ago
Honey from across the world is contaminated with potent pesticides known to harm bees, new research shows, clearly revealing the global exposure of vital pollinators for the first time. Almost ...

The Woman Who Helped the Military Cut Down on Meat

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2 mentions1 week ago
When she first started canvassing the country seven years ago, urging school districts, military bases and other big buyers to buy and serve less meat, Kristie Middleton got used to ...

Why We Should Make Room for Debate about High-Tech Meat

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2 mentions1 week ago
“We built a lab with glass walls. That was on purpose,” Ryan Bethencourt, program director for the biotech accelerator IndieBio, told me as we sat in the company’s wide open ...

Sonoma County farmers and livestock flee from North Bay fires

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2 mentions6 days ago
Now Playing: Now PlayingCHP footage of North Bay fires from above Santa Rosa businesses burn in Tubbs Fire Half of Santa Rosa neighborhood suffers fire damage, the other does not ...

The FBI’s Hunt for Two Missing Piglets Reveals the Federal Cover-Up of Barbaric Factory Farms

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2 mentions1 week ago
This article includes graphic images some readers may find disturbing. FBI agents are devoting substantial resources to a multistate hunt for two baby piglets that the bureau believes are named ...

Ben & Jerry’s Pledges to Protect Dairy Workers’ Rights

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
A worker milking cows in a Vermont dairy barn might seem to have little in common with one picking tomatoes in a Florida field. But effective this week, both enjoy ...

Paying Tribute to Gus Schumacher, Food and Agriculture Lion

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5 mentions2 weeks ago
The food and agriculture community lost a lion this week. August “Gus” Schumacher, Jr. was co-founder and founding board chair of Wholesome Wave, best known for its Double Value Coupon ...

José Andrés, a naturalized U.S. citizen, has become the face of American disaster relief

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3 mentions2 weeks ago
Unlike the president, Homeland Security or the Federal Emergency Management Agency, José Andrés has no responsibility to respond to natural disasters, and yet the Washington celebrity chef has become a ...

Obesity Was Rising as Ghana Embraced Fast Food. Then Came KFC.

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
“You are what you eat,” said Charles Agyemang, a Ghanaian who is now an associate professor at the University of Amsterdam, where he studies obesity and chronic disease. KFC alone,

Your Summer Tom Collins Hack

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
Broadcasting live out of two shipping containers in the heart of Brooklyn, we are the epicenter of the food movement. Our 38+ weekly shows and ongoing news programming define a ...

Dolores Huerta: The Civil Rights Icon Who Showed Farmworkers 'Si Se Puede'

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
At 87, Dolores Huerta is a living civil rights icon. She has spent most of her life as a political activist, fighting for better working conditions for farmworkers and the ...

Everytown for Gun Safety

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2 mentions1 week ago
4 Million + Have joined the movement Read more about this dangerous legislation that would force each state to recognize concealed carry standards from every other state and what it ...

Home Page

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2 mentions1 week ago
Use the quick guide to search through our resource database. You can search by topic, setting, or keywords in order to find exactly what you are looking for. Choose a ...

Study suggests when mobile markets take wireless food stamps, more people buy healthy food

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
More people in poor neighborhoods purchased healthy food when mobile food markets used wireless banking machines to accept food stamps, according to a new study released by New York University.

'They're Scared': Immigration Fears Exacerbate Migrant Farmworker Shortage

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
On a recent, perfect morning at Johnson Farms in northern Michigan, workers climb wooden ladders high up into the trees, picking bags strapped across their bodies. The branches are heavy ...

After Hurricane Harvey, Houston Heals Through Food

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2 mentions3 weeks ago
Food insecurity is nothing new for many Houstonians: According to the Houston Food Bank, as many as 18 percent of households and 25 percent of children have little to no ...

Team Nutrition Garden Resources

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
Team Nutrition provides a number of free materials that connect nutrition education to school and child care gardens. We also offer evidenced-based curricula that educators can use to integrate garden-based ...

Six companies are about to merge into the biggest farm-business oligopoly in history

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2 mentions3 weeks ago
Big farms are about to get a lot bigger. With six agricultural giants on the verge of merging into three separate companies, consumers and farmers are feeling uneasy about the ...

How Chefs Are Leading Relief Efforts in Puerto Rico

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2 mentions3 weeks ago
Hurricane Maria tore across Puerto Rico one week ago, on September 20, and seven days later, news out of the U.S. territory is still frustratingly difficult to come by. The ...

How a Kansas Town Held off a Tyson Foods Plant

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2 mentions3 weeks ago
This post originally appeared at Civil Eats. It has been a rough few weeks for Tyson Foods, the nation’s largest poultry producer. On Sept. 5, the company announced that it ...

That rotten stench in the air? It’s the smell of deadly gas and secrecy

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
OXBOW, SASK.—The two-storey cedar home where Shirley Galloway lives with her family was a solitary dot on the Saskatchewan prairie when they moved here 21 years ago. The view from ...

Honoring Gus Schumacher, Food & Farming Hero. 1940-2017

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2 mentions3 weeks ago
It is with deep sadness that we share the news that Gus Schumacher passed unexpectedly of a heart attack last night. The good food movement, the agricultural sector, and the ...

our food crops face mass extinction too

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2 mentions3 weeks ago
A “sixth mass extinction” is already under way, scientists are now warning us. Species such as the Bengal tiger and blue whale are vanishing at an alarming rate, and mournful ...

Disaster Assistance

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4 mentions3 weeks ago
Nothing is more important than providing food when people find themselves suddenly, and often critically, in need following a storm, earthquake, flood or other disaster emergency. USDA makes sure that ...

Puerto Rico’s Agriculture and Farmers Decimated by Maria

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5 mentions3 weeks ago
Across the island, Maria’s prolonged barrage took out entire plantations and destroyed dairy barns and industrial chicken coops. Plantain, banana and coffee crops were the hardest hit, Mr. Flores said.

Slow Food USA: Give What You Can

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11 mentions2 weeks ago
Members are the lifeblood of Slow Food USA and leaders in the food movement. In celebration of Labor Day, join Slow Food USA for ANY amount! – Exclusive Slow Food ...

The great nutrient collapse

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7 mentions3 weeks ago
Irakli Loladze is a mathematician by training, but he was in a biology lab when he encountered the puzzle that would change his life. It was in 1998, and Loladze ...

Perspective

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2 mentions3 weeks ago
The food movement has a problem: It’s right about what’s wrong with our system, but wrong about how to fix it. But what is the “food movement?” I hear you ...

Can American soil be brought back to life?

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3 mentions3 weeks ago
Four generations of Jonathan Cobb’s family tended the same farm in Rogers, Texas, growing row upon row of corn and cotton on 3,000 acres. But by 2011, Cobb wasn’t feeling ...

How Big Business Got Brazil Hooked on Junk Food

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3 mentions3 weeks ago
FORTALEZA, Brazil — Children’s squeals rang through the muggy morning air as a woman pushed a gleaming white cart along pitted, trash-strewn streets. She was making deliveries to some of ...

Syria holds the secret to our species' survival.

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2 mentions4 weeks ago
This story was originally published by Food and Environment Reporting Network.Salvatore Ceccarelli knew he was engaging in a subversive act when, in 2010, he took two 20 kilo sacks of ...

Want to fix America's health care? First, focus on food

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2 mentions3 weeks ago
The national debate on health care is moving into a new, hopefully bipartisan phase. The fundamental underlying challenge is cost – the massive and ever-rising price of care which drives ...

'Nurse, Spy, Cook:' How Harriet Tubman Found Freedom Through Food

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2 mentions3 weeks ago
Harriet Tubman, who will soon be the first African-American to grace a U.S. currency note, spent her whole adult life raising money either to rescue slaves or help them start ...

Arkansas Defies Monsanto, Moves To Ban Rogue Weedkiller

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2 mentions3 weeks ago
Arkansas is on the verge of banning the use, during the growing season, of a Monsanto weedkiller that has been blamed for damaging millions of acres of crops in neighboring ...

From Coal to Kale: Saving Rural Economies with Local Food

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2 mentions4 weeks ago
Coal Country USA has seen a very bleak few years. As mines have shut down around the nation, local economies have suffered. In fact, 77 percent of the 196 coal-producing ...

Building Portland’s Local Food Economy at the Redd

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2 mentions3 weeks ago
When Cattail Creek Lamb owner John Neumeister was younger, he would devote one day per week to making the 110-mile drive from his ranch near Junction City, Oregon to Portland,

Why the Organic Industry is Suing the USDA Over Animal Welfare

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2 mentions3 weeks ago
On January 19, 2017, just one day before President Trump’s inauguration, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) published a rule requiring organic farms to follow a set of improved animal ...

Playing Chicken with Maryn McKenna

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2 mentions4 weeks ago
In her 2015 TED Talk, “What Do We Do When Antibiotics Don’t Work Anymore?” journalist and author Maryn McKenna tells the story of her great uncle who died of a ...

How Big Business Got Brazil Hooked on Junk Food

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2 mentions4 weeks ago
FORTALEZA, Brazil — Children’s squeals rang through the muggy morning air as a woman pushed a gleaming white cart along pitted, trash-strewn streets. She was making deliveries to some of ...
 

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