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December 10: NOFA-NY’s Buy It Local Holiday Auction

“NOFA-NYs first annual holiday gift auction! Many wonderful, local, holiday gifts from businesses that support the organic movement in New York State are available for your gift giving needs this holiday season. Give the gift of local and help support … Read More

November 6: Food as Global Commodity Panel

November 6, 2017   Food as a Global Commodity Timothy A. Wise, director of the Land and Food Rights Program at Small Planet Institute, senior research fellow with the Global Development and Environment Institute’s Globalization and Sustainable Development Program at … Read More

October 17: CUNY Food Policy Forum on Global Food Systems

CUNY Urban Food Policy Forum: Food System Issues and Challenges in the US and China in the Trump and Xi Jinping Era Each country is witnessing challenges to their dominant (and evolving) food systems. How those challenges are able to … Read More

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

iEat Green Shares Interview with Nancy Romer, about the Sandy5 March

Hi Everybody, Yesterday I had the pleasure of interviewing long time activist, Nancy Romer, about the upcoming Sandy5 March, scheduled for October 28th. For those of you wondering why my announced guest, Lierre Keith was not on my show, she … Read More

FDA Delays New Food Label Deadline; Tax on Sugary Drinks Continues; Adverse Effects of Cosmetic Products Surface

FDA Announces an Extension of the New Food Label Deadline Without Specified Date  In response to the FDA announcement, Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) issued a statement saying that “The ability of the Trump Administration to repeat its mistakes is … Read More

April 1: Just Food Forum on Labor in Food System

Just Food! Forum on Labor Across the Food System  Just Food! is a student-organized collaboration of the Harvard Law School Food Law Society and Harvard Food Literacy Project and co-sponsored by the Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic. … Read More

Food Policy Keeps Up; Washington DC Food Tank Summit Inspires; NYC Bodegas Protest; EPA Reports Smudged; Biodiversity Improves Standards

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Civil Eats Describes Food Policy Today “With policy changes taking place at breakneck speed in Washington, there is no certainty with respect to laws that have made the U.S. food system safer, healthier, and more sustainable. The only certainty is that … Read More

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