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iEat Green Gathers Coats for the Big Day! Thanksgiving Sign Up is Almost Full! Eric Holt-Giménez, Author of “A Foodie’s Guide to Capitalism” Joins Bhavani on PRN

Hi Everyone, We are down to the wire and everything is falling into place for our Thanksgiving Feast for the Less Fortunate. The sign-up for shifts is almost full (you are all amazing!) with only a few spots open, so … Read More

The End of an Era; Thanksgiving Around the Corner; David George Gordon, aka “The Bug Chef” Joins Bhavani on PRN

Hi All, As I make the final arrangements for Slow Food North Shore‘s last event with this current board, I am filled with mixed emotions. I’m excited to host the wonderful Slow Food community that we have built over the … Read More

Food Waste to Food Rescue; Sugary Drinks Are Banned; Food Activists Preserving Culture; DOW Chemical Representatives Working in the Shadows

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NYC Councilman Turns Food Waste to Food Rescue In April 2015, New York City announced it’s goal to achieve zero waste by 2030, reducing the 30 percent of our city’s waste which consists of food. In alignment with a number of other city-wide waste-reduction initiatives, … Read More

iEat Green Attends the Food Almanac 2017; Be Wary of the HPV Vaccine; ‘Eat Local for Less’ Author, Julie Castillo Joins Bhavani on PRN

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Hi All, We are living in crazy times! I am so thankful to be able to surround myself with a community that shares my concerns, embraces my passions, and hopes for a better future. Food, a common thread that connects … Read More

Animal Welfare Awareness Spreads; Food Rescue Success Stories

Advocates Push to Extend Animal Welfare Act of 1966 in Federal Agencies Right now, an important battle is taking place for basic animal welfare protections in federal agencies. That is, we need to ask for more transparency to ensure sufficient steps … Read More

The Countdown Has Begun! iEat Green’s Community Thanksgiving Feast for the Homeless is Around the Corner! My Guest this Week is Kathy Soll, Founder and Executive Director of ‘Teens for Food Justice’

Hi Everyone, Once again, I am blown away by the coming together of community support to pull off this huge event! As of last count, I have 116 people signed up to participate! Some of the shifts are completely full, … Read More

In The News: Obama Expected to Sign GMO Bill; Major Food Companies Paying Farmers to Go Organic; Thousands of Venezuelans Have to Cross Borders for Food

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Obama Expected to Sign GMO Bill When Obama was campaigning for the presidency in 2007, he spoke a lot about GMOs and his stand on them. A direct quote from one of his speeches: “We’ll let folks know whether their … Read More

In the News: Senate Passes the Dreaded GMO Labeling Bill; Man Feeds Himself For Free All Year; Congress Passes the Global Food Security Act

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Senate Passes the Dreaded GMO Labeling Bill The Senate has passed a GMO labeling bill that would allow food companies to print a QR scan code, phone number, or website that consumers can scan/call/look up to find GMO ingredient information, … Read More


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