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E.P.A. Promised ‘a New Day’ for the Agriculture Industry, Documents Reveal

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2 mentions21 hours ago
According to the documents, Mr. Pruitt “stressed that this is a new day, a new future, for a common-sense approach to environmental protection.” He said the new administration “is looking ...

The zoo beneath our feet: We’re only beginning to understand soil’s hidden world

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2 mentions1 day ago
The gardener has a long, touchy-feely relationship with the soil. As every good cultivator knows, you assess the earth by holding it. Is it dark and crumbly, is there an ...

Democrats Can Win Rural Voters by Taking on Big Agriculture

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2 mentions3 days ago
There’s a misconception that Democrats have to abandon their principles to win in rural America, Joe Maxwell believes. He’s a fourth-generation hog farmer and the former Lieutenant Governor of Missouri,

Young Food Justice Leaders Speak Out

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3 mentions3 days ago
Youth have the energy, idealism, creativity, and conviction needed to move the food movement forward. Nowhere is this fact more apparent than at a gathering of Rooted in Community (RIC),

Factory farming in Asia creating global health risks, report warns

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2 mentions4 days ago
The use of antibiotics in factory farms in Asia is set to more than double in just over a decade, with potentially damaging effects on antibiotic resistance around the world.

It's Not Too Late To Plant These Veggies In August

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2 mentions1 day ago
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Is Vegan Farming the Next Plant-Based Phenomenon?

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3 mentions5 days ago
It’s a crowded CSA market in the Bay Area, with mainstays like Full Belly Farm and Eatwell Farm feeding hundreds of members weekly with their boxes of local, seasonal and ...

Emails Show USDA Staff Told to 'Avoid' Term 'Climate Change' Under Trump

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2 mentions6 days ago
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Farm-To-Table May Feel Virtuous, But It's Food Labor That's Ripe For Change

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6 mentions7 days ago
Reusing (@AndreaReusing) is the James Beard award-winning chef at Lantern in Chapel Hill, N.C. Novel and thrilling in earlier days, today's farm-to-table restaurant menus have scaled new heights of supposed ...

Rebecca Solnit: The Loneliness of Donald Trump

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2 mentions5 days ago
Once upon a time, a child was born into wealth and wanted for nothing, but he was possessed by bottomless, endless, grating, grasping wanting, and wanted more, and got it,

Get Involved! 4 Ways to Support Small Family Farms

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2 mentions1 week ago
It may seem like our country’s farmers have been struggling forever, but you can trace many of their current misfortunes back to the early 1980s, when the USDA’s lending arm,

Lab-Grown Meat Will Be In Your Supermarket Next Year—Would You Eat It?

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2 mentions3 days ago
(Slash your cholesterol, burn stubborn belly fat, solve your insomnia, and more—naturally—with Rodale's Eat For Extraordinary Health & Healing.) Last week, the company announced that it’s been working on technology ...

Some Tuna Can Carry Up 36 Times The Toxins of Others. Here's Why

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2 mentions1 week ago
A new study may prompt hand wringing among you tuna poke and sushi lovers. When it comes to pollutant levels, researchers now say where your tuna was caught matters. In ...

American Farmland Trust’s Farmers Market Celebration –

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2 mentions4 days ago
Many family farmers are struggling to stay financially afloat and face intense pressure from development. And the farms closest to America’s cities—often the providers of the delicious local food found ...

California Crops Rot as Immigration Crackdown Creates Farmworker Shortage

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2 mentions1 week ago
Brainstorm HealthBrainstorm Health Daily: August 8, 2017Martin ShkreliWhy Martin Shkreli Won’t Be the Last Pharma BroCOMPARECARDSSPONSOREDRalph LaurenWhy Ralph Lauren’s Plan to Ditch Discounts Is Paying OffPhotograph by Thorney Lieberman—Getty ImagesImmigrationChris ...

A Montreal Meals-on-Wheels Program is Closing the Food Waste Loop

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2 mentions1 week ago
The rooftop garden at Santropol Roulant in Montreal looks like any other at first glance, with 40 self-watering containers and a small greenhouse lining the 1,500-square-foot rooftop. Managing a well-running ...

Hacking Hunger Episode #22: One Olympian’s Wake-Up Call

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2 mentions6 days ago
Subscribe To Podcast You can listen to Hacking Hunger Podcast here on our website, and via many podcast apps. Are you using IPhone or Mac? Subscribe on Apple Podcasts Already ...

Tyson and Other Meat Companies Linked to Biggest-Ever Dead Zone in the Gulf

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2 mentions1 week ago
This week, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) revealed that the annual dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico is the largest ever measured. Every year, around mid-summer, a ...

Losing a Grocery Store Changes a Neighborhood

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4 mentions7 days ago
This article was produced through a partnership with the New York City Food Policy Center at Hunter College. Victor Papa was born in 1945 on the Lower East Side of ...

How gardening can help build healthier, happier kids

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4 mentions2 weeks ago
When our cherry tomatoes blush red each summer, my son eagerly plucks them from the vine and pops them in his mouth. He points at random plants and proudly declares,

Home

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3 mentions2 weeks ago
"I'm on the cross-country team because running makes me feel so good. I always feel more energetic after I run, and I feel more awake, and it's like my body ...

Farmers markets help entrepreneurs harvest success

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2 mentions1 week ago
When you hear “small business,” the first image is not likely a small farm. But, in fact, small farms are small businesses.Aug. 6-12 has been declared “National Farmers Market Week” ...

6 Ways to Shop Smarter at the Farmers Market

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2 mentions1 week ago
As we move into the late-summer glory season—that hallowed time when most produce is at peak deliciousness—it's worth reconsidering your farmers market strategy. Sure, it’s hard to go wrong this ...

Comic: Why You Should Turn Your Yard Into a Mini-Farm

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2 mentions1 week ago
Sources: International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing; U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; U.S. Department of Agriculture; U.S. Census of Agriculture; U.S. Natural Resources Conservation Service; Habitat Network; University of Florida; ...

10 Reasons to Support Farmers Markets

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2 mentions1 week ago
Next week is National Farmers Market Week (August 6-12, 2017), all the more reason to show your gratitude and support for local food and farmers. By shopping at your local ...

Meat industry blamed for largest-ever 'dead zone' in Gulf of Mexico

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3 mentions2 weeks ago
The global meat industry, already implicated in driving global warming and deforestation, has now been blamed for fueling what is expected to be the worst “dead zone” on record in ...

Local Food Directories: National Farmers Market Directory

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3 mentions2 weeks ago
The Farmers Market Directory lists markets that feature two or more farm vendors selling agricultural products directly to customers at a common, recurrent physical location. Maintained by the Agricultural Marketing ...

The Cooking Gene: A Journey Through African-American Culinary History in the Old South: Michael W. Twitty: 9780062379290: Amazon.com: Books

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
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Janaki Jagannath: Championing Farmworker Justice in the Central Valley

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
In the late spring of 2014, Janaki Jagannath and her colleagues had left a community meeting and were standing in the dusty basketball court inside Cantua Elementary School in Cantua ...

Donate

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
The Farmers Market Coalition is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Our operation is possible with the support of groups and individuals who share our vision of farmers markets as the nexus ...

Largest-Ever Gulf Dead Zone Reveals Stark Impacts of Industrial Agriculture

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
A hypoxic dead zone about the size of New Jersey—8,776 square miles—has settled at the bottom of the continental shelf off the coasts of Texas and Louisiana. Although dead zones—areas ...

National Farmers Market Week

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
How will your market celebrate National Farmers Market Week? Special guests? Special events? Whatever you have planned, be sure get the word out! Make sure your whole community — customers,

Please Forgive Us at Blue Apron for This Week’s Meals. We’ve Been Having a Tough Time Lately

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
This box contains the ingredients and recipes for this week’s Blue Apron meals. We know you’ve come to expect a high standard of quality from Blue Apron and normally we ...

NAFTA's 'Broken Promises': These Farmers Say They Got The Raw End Of Trade Deal

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
You've heard that American agriculture loves trade. And it's easy to see why: Under NAFTA, American farmers have quadrupled their exports to Canada and Mexico and the two nations rank ...

Kamut Makes a Comeback

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
For decades, Kamut—or khorasan wheat—was a fringe food overlooked by the American public. But a scientist and farmer named Bob Quinn believed in the ancient grain and fought against the ...

Who really owns American farmland?

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
The answer, increasingly, is not American farmers. We’re used to thinking of escalating rents as an urban problem, something suffered mostly by the citizens of booming cities. So when city ...

The Power of a Plant: A Teacher's Odyssey to Grow Healthy Minds and Schools

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2 mentions3 weeks ago
On Sale May 2017. Pre-Order Now: An inspiring story about how incorporating gardening and plants into teaching curriculum moved the graduation rate of students from 17% to 100% and improved ...

5 Ways Schools Can Boost the Local Food Economy

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5 mentions2 weeks ago
Getting local food into a public school system’s meal program seems pretty much like a no brainer. The practice would boost local economies and support smaller-scale farms. It would likewise ...

Perdue Farms Signs Up For A Chicken Welfare Revolution

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2 mentions3 weeks ago
In a vast, dimly lit barn near Frankfort, Delaware, surrounded by tens of thousands of young chickens, about a dozen people in ghostly white coveralls are considering future options for ...

Seed Saving is the Original Sharing Economy

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2 mentions3 weeks ago
At first glance, the three women hunched over tomato starts in a garden behind St. Stephen’s Church in the Northern California town of Sebastopol don’t look like revolutionaries. They’re not ...

What Our Tap Water Says About the Way We Farm

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3 mentions3 weeks ago
When the news broke earlier this summer that cancer-causing chemicals had spiked in my local tap water, I was alarmed. But, like many of the 1.4 million people living in ...

Slow Food Nations: Seeking ‘Good, Clean, and Fair’ Food for All

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6 mentions3 weeks ago
Speaking to a crowd already overheating at 10 a.m. in the intense July sun, school gardens pioneer and doyenne of the good food world Alice Waters reminded an audience of ...

Grocery Story (a book by Jon Steinman)

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2 mentions3 weeks ago
$1,092 Funding Suspended Project Purged Back this project Remind me Share $1,092 Funding Suspended Project Purged Back this project Remind me Share Across the USA and Canada, communities are realizing ...

Full Committee Listening Session: Conversations in the Field San Angelo, TX

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2 mentions3 weeks ago
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A Fresh Idea to Improve Food Access

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2 mentions3 weeks ago
Every Friday afternoon at 3:30 p.m., a school bus parks outside the South End Community Health Center in Boston, opens its doors, and invites local residents to come inside and ...

Read the letter Coretta Scott King wrote opposing Sessions’s 1986 federal nomination

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2 mentions3 weeks ago
The widow of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. urged Congress to block the 1986 nomination of Jeff Sessions for federal judge, saying that allowing him to join the ...

For Refugees, Cooking Provides Path to Security

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2 mentions3 weeks ago
In a kitchen in Queens, New York, a chef named Dhuha is making potato kibbeh—Middle Eastern croquettes made with ground beef—that the women in her family taught her how to ...

Traces of Controversial Herbicide Are Found in Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream

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2 mentions4 weeks ago
Monsanto and other companies that make products containing glyphosate hotly dispute those studies and say there is no reason for concern. Government and other regulators tend to agree that very ...

Hundreds of Facebook cafeteria workers join union

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2 mentions4 weeks ago
MENLO PARK — More than 500 cafeteria workers who serve food at Facebook have unionized to push for higher wages and more affordable health benefits, UNITE HERE Local 19, a ...

Why Small-Scale Farming Is Our Best Hope for Restoring Rural America

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2 mentions3 weeks ago
There is nothing inevitable about the demise of rural America. Boarded-up business districts. Abandoned warehouses. Barns and homes covered by tarps slowly collapsing into the earth. It was startling how ...
 

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