U.S. Pays Farmers Billions To Save The Soil. But It’s Blowing Away – NPR, the Salt In recent years, dust storms have returned, driven mainly by drought. But, according to rural residents and others, farmers are “making the problem worse by … Read More
Posts tagged: Climate Change
Democratized Tech App Helps to Cut Food Waste; Not Only Carrots, But Sweet Potatoes Preserve Your Vision Too; Coffee in Crisis; School Lunch Shaming Ends in NY
New Web-Based App Democratizes Technology for Food Buyers and Suppliers Recently launched, BlueCart is a virtual platform for increasing efficiency in the food supply chain and ultimately, cutting down on food waste. It is an app which allows buyers and … Read More
Bee the Change: 8 Simple Steps to Help Save the Bees “A growing body of science links pollinator population declines to the widespread use of pollinator-toxic pesticides, especially neonicotinoids (neonics), the most widely used insecticide in the world, and glyphosate, … Read More
Reducing Food Waste Continues; Organic Foods You Can Easily Grow; Beacon of Light for Those in Agriculture; Scientists Examine What Went Wrong With Our Tomatoes; Raw Veggies Could Have You Tingling
Packaging Food With Food Helps to Reduce Waste “A growing number of entrepreneurs and researchers are working to turn foods like mushrooms, kelp, milk and tomato peels into edible — if not always palatable — replacements for plastics, coatings and … Read More
Response to Roll Backs on Healthy School Food; Superfoods Trending Yet Fair Trade Wins; Pruitt Dismisses Twelve Scientists from EPA; Is Eating Salt is Back?
Perdue Moves to Make School Meals Great Again In 2010, Congress passed the bipartisan Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act (part of what some might describe as part of the Obamas’ legacy). The law included ‘new school meal guidelines, supported by the Institute … Read More
Stop Deconstruction of the EPA; Help Protect Farm Workers; Protest the Veto of Farm to Food Bank Bill; Say NO to Chemicals in Our Food; Save the Bees and Support Organics
The EPA is Being Deconstructed Right Now Trump campaigned on a promise to revoke much of Obama’s legacy, including regulations on climate change. He’s made good on that promise at the EPA by nominating Pruitt to head the agency, a man … Read More
iEat Green Joined the Women’s March in Washington DC!, Next Steps to Unify the Movement; Jennifer Harris from The Rudd Center for Food Policy Joins Bhavani on the Progressive Radio Network!
Hi All, I always come back from a March in Washington feeling energized and motivated to connect with others to keep the momentum going. This is a particularly crucial time, and there are so many grassroots organizations taking up the … Read More
Highlights of 2016-Shocking Stories in Food Politics; Obama Steps Up to Save Soil; Hottest Year Ever is Here
The Most Shocking in Food Politics 2016 In case you missed this shocking moments in food politics, this article sums up some of the wins and the losses in our fight for a clean and fair food system. Though most … Read More