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Dicamba Affects All; Wasted Release; Pruitt Repeals the Clean Power Plan; SNAP’s 40th Anniversary

DuPont’s Weedkiller Divides Farmers  Dicamba is one of DuPont’s top-selling products; an herbicide used alongside the Monsanto company’s GMO-seeds, which are genetically altered and designed to resist the aforementioned, toxic weed-killing chemical. Yet, rifts between farmers, namely between those who use the herbicide and those who refuse to, peaked … Read More

Harvey Affecting Hunger; The Microwave Turns 50; Prejudice Against Obesity; Dance Away Food Waste

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What Has Harvey Done for the Anti-Hunger Relief Groups Now anti-hunger groups are taking advantage of Harvey’s disastrous impact to Houston’s greatly impoverished communities, asking for more donations and financial support in order to provide hunger relief to those most … Read More

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

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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

May 21: Slow Toast by Slow Food NYC and Toast

Slow Food NYC and Toast Ale present SLOW TOAST: A food waste cook-off between chefs and bakers, paired with an enlightening panel discussion! Cost: $30 Admission includes 1 raffle ticket. Where: Jimmy’s No. 43. – 43 East 7th Street, New … 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

April 20: Food Waste; Food Rescue: An Enlightenerd Eaters Panel Discussion

Join a panel discussion hosted by James Beard Foundation, Natural Gourmet Institute, and Slow Food NYC to learn more about how forward-thinking organizations are innovating food rescue efforts, and what you can do to reduce your own food waste. When: … Read More

Organic, Healthy Food In Schools; Compost Makes Energy and Money

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Healthy, Organic Cereals Pave the Way for Good Food in Schools According to the Wall Street Journal, the nation’s childhood-obesity rates have tripled since the 1970s, and legislators are clashing over the effectiveness of recent federal rules mandating healthier fare … Read More

iEat Green Visits the Farmers Market in Pinecrest; Leah Lizarondo, Co-Founder of 412 Food Rescue Joins iEat Green on the Progressive Radio Network

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Hi Everyone, I was in Florida this past week visiting my dear friend, and we took a stroll to the local Farmers Market. Wow! It is amazing how different the local produce can be, from one state to another. I … Read More


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