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Last Week’s Summit in Chicago; Soil Comes in Second For Climate Change; Organics Without Soil?

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Food Tank’s Summit Inspires Solutions For Foodies Everywhere Many diverse groups of people from both public and private sectors attended the Food Tank conference in Chicago almost two weeks ago. There were three main panel discussions; including transparency in the food system (YES!) … Read More

Love and Honor at Dakota’s Camp; Future of Food and Farm; Chemicals Found in Our Food

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Cooking is Alive and Well at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation A Navajo chef from Minnesota has made a new home at Standing Rock, as a Sioux tribe fights the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. His name is Brian Yazzie and … Read More

Environmental Working Group for Children’s Health; Soda’s Removal Leads to Decline of Consumption; Sierra Club Announces Climate Parent Program

EWG Announces New Jonas Initiative for Children’s Environmental Health Today, children may be exposed to a wide range of environmental hazards in schools and at home: lead in drinking water and old paint, asbestos, PCBs, radon, mold, cleaner chemicals, various … Read More

Good Food Guide is Here; NY Times Article Reinvigorates #NOGMO Movement; Italian Wine Makes You Blush

Our Good Food Organization Guide Now Published Food Tank and the James Beard Foundation have just released the third annual Good Food Org Guide, which features 1,000 nonprofit organizations creating a better food system across the United States. Download the … Read More

Your Guide to GMOs 2.0; Sweets or No Sweets; Beyond the Kale: Urban Ag and Social Justice Book Published

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Your Guide to GMOs 2.0 Last week, we signed a petition sent to the National Organic Standards Board (you can still sign here!) urging them to explicitly remove ‘genetically engineering and gene editing techniques’ from the standards for ‘Organic’ because certain highly processed foods still … Read More

People’s Assembly Convene to Counter Ecocide; Coffee On the Decline; Tyson Invests in Plant-based Meats

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People’s Assembly Convenes to Counter Ecocide Last Friday’s opening session began a three-day conference held in The Hague, Netherlands, where visitors from all over the world discussed strategies to counter the problems caused by industrial agriculture. The most popular (and largest) offender responsible for … Read More

EPA Assisting Rural Communities to Develop Healthy Places; October is National Farm to School Month; Student Outshines Cornell’s Ties to Monsanto

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EPA Assisting Rural Communities to Participate in ‘Rural Advantage’ Programs The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has invited rural communities to apply for planning assistance of subsidized programs that will improve economic and environmental conditions, per the ‘Rural Advantage’ initiative enacted by the Obama Administration. This opportunity is meant … Read More

UN Declaration to Combat Superbugs; FDA Begins Public Process to Redefine Healthy on Food Labels; Climate Change Math is Scarier than We Thought!

UN Declaration to Combat Superbugs In a general assembly held last week, only the fourth of its kind to focus on a high-level health issue, the United Nations convened to address what the secretary general calls, the “fundamental threat” of drug-resistance … Read More


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