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California farmers unite to uphold Paris Agreement goals

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2 mentions2 days ago
Full Belly Farm in Guinda signed it. Earth Equals Farm in San Diego signed it. Nye Ranch in Fort Bragg signed it, too. Last week, the Community Alliance With Family ...

USDA Food Safety (USDAFSIS)

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2 mentions2 days ago
FollowersFollowingwww.fsis.usda.govUSA / Practical food safety tips for your family from a trusted source. Follow us to learn about food poisoning and the steps you can take to prevent it.BoardsPins Safe ...

Why I’m Marching to Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Plant

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2 mentions3 days ago
The first time I saw my dad after eight years apart, I couldn’t believe how much he had aged. When he had left our home in Mexico to come to ...

Top 5 Reasons to attend Slow Food Nations

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4 mentions3 days ago
Don’t call her “Molly.” At least, not if you want to be historically accurate. Margaret Tobin Brown didn’t ever go by the name Molly during her lifetime. It was after ...

Beyond Meatless Mondays: 5 Ways to Get More Plant-Based Food on American Plates

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2 mentions7 days ago
Arguments for eating less meat (or none at all) have long been waged along health and ethical lines, bringing together nutritionists and animal rights activists. Growing concern about climate change ...

Farmers Face Uphill Battle in Right to Repair Tractors

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3 mentions2 days ago
This article was produced by MapLight in partnership with Civil Eats. When Tom Schwarz was growing up on his family’s 2,500-acre Nebraska produce farm and their International tractor broke down,

Amazon to Buy Whole Foods in $13.4 Billion Deal

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3 mentions1 week ago
Amazon has designs on expanding beyond online retail into physical stores. The company is slowly building a fleet of outlets, and much attention has been focused on its supermaket dreams.

One community garden at a time: how New Yorkers are fighting for food justice

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2 mentions7 days ago
For the past three summers, Tanya Fields produced a veritable cornucopia of fruits and vegetables at the Libertad Urban Farm in the South Bronx. But then disaster struck: “We got ...

Analysis

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2 mentions1 week ago
Seven percent of all American adults believe that chocolate milk comes from brown cows, according to a nationally representative online survey commissioned by the National Dairy Council. If you do ...

Episode 775: The Pigweed Killer

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2 mentions6 days ago
The border of Arkansas and Missouri is a land of open skies and long stretches of farmland. It's also the scene for a fight against a weed – specifically the ...

How New York Is Turning Food Waste Into Compost and Gas

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2 mentions1 week ago
The earth has been recycling organics for billions of years. But according to Jean Bonhotal, the director of the Cornell Waste Management Institute, humans have interrupted that circular system by ...

Slow Food USA: Give What You Can

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5 mentions1 week 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 ...

Scientists discover what’s killing the bees and it’s worse than you thought

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2 mentions1 week ago
As we’ve written before, the mysterious mass die-off of honey bees that pollinate $30 billion worth of crops in the US has so decimated America’s apis mellifera population that one ...

Eating on the Brink: How Food Could Prevent a Climate Disaster

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
Last month, as hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to demand action to prevent catastrophic climate change, I was 30,000 feet in the sky, the jet-fueled irony ...

The Global Dangers of Industrial Meat

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4 mentions3 weeks ago
The world’s largest beef manufacturer is in trouble. Reports have emerged that employees in over a dozen plants knowingly packed rancid meat, covering up the smell with acid, slabs of ...

Eating Less Beef Goes a Long Way Toward Cutting Carbon

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
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EPA Inspector General Probing Whether Agency Staffer Colluded With Monsanto

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2 mentions3 weeks ago
The inspector general for the Environmental Protection Agency is initiating a probe into possible collusion between a former high-ranking EPA official and Monsanto, the maker of the herbicide glyphosate, according ...

Despite Many Challenges, Grassfed Beef Could Go Mainstream

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
The days of having to find and trek to a craft butcher shop and pay a steep premium for a grassfed steak may be numbered. This spring, leaders from all ...

Carbon Farming & Cutting Food Waste: Climate Solutions That Don’t Require Trump’s Buy-in

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2 mentions3 weeks ago
Donald Trump’s recent decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Agreement on climate has many wringing their hands. But Paul Hawken doesn’t have time for despair. In fact, the ...

USDA New Farmers Website

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2 mentions3 weeks ago
USDA is an “Every Day, Every Way” department that touches the lives of every American, every day by supporting the agriculture sector, strengthening rural communities, promoting healthy eating, and helping ...

PHOTOS: Here's What Climate Change Looks Like To Uganda's Coffee Farmers

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2 mentions3 weeks ago
If you've ever bought coffee labeled "Uganda" and wondered what life is like in that faraway place where the beans were grown, now's your chance to see how climate change ...

How a small Amish farm co-op came to supply D.C.’s top restaurants

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3 mentions2 weeks ago
With a crop of curly brown hair that folds under his fraying straw hat, Emanuel Stoltzfus stands beside a split-rail fence at the edge of his Pennsylvania farm and watches ...

8 Startups Crafting the Future of Urban Agriculture

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2 mentions3 weeks ago
With a busy week behind you and the weekend within reach, there’s no shame in taking things a bit easy on Friday afternoon. With this in mind, every Friday TriplePundit ...

4 Not-So-Easy Ways to Dismantle Racism in the Food System

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3 mentions2 weeks ago
Racism is built into the DNA of the United States’ food system. It began with the genocidal theft of land from First Nations people, and continued with the kidnapping of ...

Offering Healthy Summer Meals That Kids Enjoy

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3 mentions3 weeks ago
The Offering Healthy Summer Meals That Kids Enjoy handout is a colorful 4-page resource for Summer Meal Program operators, which provides practical ideas for small changes that sites can implement ...

Eat Less Meat, Save the Planet

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2 mentions4 weeks ago
American poultry and livestock consumption through history The Natural Resources Defense Council’s meat-eating study The climate price of meat production The growing demand for meat products worldwide The Meat Atlas ...

8 Ways to Move the Food Movement Forward in the Age of Trump

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3 mentions4 weeks ago
In the four months since Trump took office, many of our fears have come true. Spiking deportation activities have scared farmworkers out of the fields and broken up families across ...

Seeds Of Change: Mini Gardens Help Drive The Growth Of Food At Home

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2 mentions4 weeks ago
The short, but intense, growing season in Vermont might be a drawback for some, but for native son Cam MacKugler, it's turned out to be the key to developing his ...

Organic foods backed by landmark report

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2 mentions3 weeks ago
Consumers should consider going organic because pesticides on foods are far more dangerous than was thought, causing damage to the human brain, a major study suggests. The research, published by ...

Trump’s rash departure from Paris agreement leaves farmers worse off

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2 mentions3 weeks ago
Donald Trump ObamaCare Russia By Roger Johnson, opinion contributor - Don't miss a brief. Sign up for our daily email. The Hill 1625 K Street, NW Suite 900 Washington DC ...

Trump Wants To Defund Programs That Help Small Farmers Survive

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2 mentions4 weeks ago
When Marshall Bartlett describes Como — the northern Mississippi town of 1,200 where he lives and operates a farm that’s been in his family for 150 years — he says ...

Film About the Farm Crisis of the 80s Sets the Stage for What's to Come

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2 mentions4 weeks ago
“There’s a home place under fire tonight in the heartland / And the bankers are taking my home and my land from me,” sings Willie Nelson at the close of ...

Opinion

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3 mentions3 weeks ago
The damage would likely be permanent. Food stamps would be reduced by 25 percent — $193 billion over 10 years — much of which would be achieved by shifting costs ...

Animals Like Beauty for Its Own Sake

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2 mentions4 weeks ago
For ornithologist Richard Prum, manakins are among the most beautiful creatures in the world. He first started studying these small South American birds in 1982, and he’s been privy to ...

How New Roots Are Driving An Apple Renaissance

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2 mentions4 weeks ago
"That's the old industry," Tom Auvil tells me, nodding toward an apple orchard that we're driving past. We're near Wenatchee, Wash., which calls itself the Apple Capital of The World.

Wild Amazon faces destruction as Brazil’s farmers and loggers target national park

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2 mentions3 weeks ago
To understand why the Brazilian government is deliberately losing the battle against deforestation, you need only retrace the bootmarks of the Edwardian explorer Percy Fawcett along the Amazonian border with ...

Opinion

favicon Health Leaders Must Focus on the Threats From Fact...
6 mentions4 weeks ago
The flood of inexpensive meat and dairy products has substantially contributed to the growing incidence of chronic diseases. The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington ...

food festival in Denver, CO

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4 mentions1 month ago
Denver, Colorado|July 14-16, 2017 Alice Waters · Ron Finley · Simran Sethi Jack Johnson · Hosea Rosenberg · Alon Shaya Daniel Asher · John Currence · Frank Bonanno · Chad ...

The Secret Life of the Northern California Coast

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2 mentions4 weeks ago
Lifelong recreational fisherman and self-described “fish nerd” Kirk Lombard wants you to know that there’s an entire universe to Northern California fishing and marine life beyond what meets the eye.

Ron Finley Celebrates Victory For His South Central Garden

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2 mentions1 month ago
It’s hard to miss Ron Finley‘s community garden in South Central Los Angeles. Across the street from Dorsey High, launch pad for some of pro sports’ greatest athletes, and the ...

Food stamps reduce hunger and make kids healthier. Trump wants to gut them.

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2 mentions1 month ago
Trump’s new budget proposal has been panned for its magical thinking on economic growth and sloppy accounting errors. One of the big cuts proposed would also take a sledgehammer to ...

Vanishing Borneo: Saving One of the World’s Last Great Places

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2 mentions1 month ago
Palm oil is the second-most important oil in the modern consumer society, after petroleum. Producing it is a $50-billion-a-year business. It’s in a multitude of the household products in North ...

Arctic stronghold of world’s seeds flooded after permafrost melts

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3 mentions1 month ago
It was designed as an impregnable deep-freeze to protect the world’s most precious seeds from any global disaster and ensure humanity’s food supply forever. But the Global Seed Vault, buried ...

Why meat eaters should think much more about soil

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2 mentions1 month ago
We often forget we ourselves are animals. Perhaps this is what makes it easier to eat them, wear them and experiment on them. Some of the more hardcore carnivores will ...

Is a More Equitable, Fairer Farm Bill Possible?

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3 mentions1 month ago
The clock is already ticking on the 2018 Farm Bill. Hearings on crop insurance, farm credit, nutrition programs, dairy policy, and other titles are being regularly held before the House ...

The Beautiful Upside of Ugly Produce

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3 mentions1 month ago
At a time when over half of all the nation’s produce is going to waste due to cosmetic reasons, so-called ugly produce has captured the world’s attention. Since 2012, 16 ...

Chicken Farmer to President Trump: It’s Time to Drain the Big Meat Swamp

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2 mentions1 month ago
Dear Mr. President, I am a ninth-generation family farmer in Snow Hill, North Carolina. For 18 years, my family and I worked under a contract to raise chickens on land ...

A climate change solution beneath our feet

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2 mentions1 month ago
A climate change solution beneath our feet There’s too much carbon in the atmosphere and not enough in the ground where it’s useful. Healthy soil can help flip the picture.

Turns out the Svalbard seed vault is probably fine

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2 mentions1 month ago
A failure at a fail-safe vault. The irony is delicious, but that’s not the whole story. On its website, the Svalbard Global Seed Vault is described by Crop Trust—the nonprofit ...

Mapping the Benefits of Farm Biodiversity

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2 mentions1 month ago
Ninety miles south of San Francisco, the farm town of Watsonville looks like it may have been the inspiration for the Beatles hit “Strawberry Fields Forever.” In wintertime, long strips ...
 

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