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Stemple Creek Ranch May 10
How consumers & congress can support farmers and ranchers in mitigation for climate change! The top 3 priorities are vastly important: focus on healthy soils, protect existing farmland & support pasture raised livestock!
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Canada's practice of limiting milk production ensures a stable market for its dairy farmers. Could it be a solution to the US dairy crisis?
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On the , finds out how nutrition experts and students are reacting to the Trump administration's unhealthy changes to school lunch programs.
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School lunches carry a small price tag, but for low-income families the cost can add up—and despite efforts to stop lunch shaming, some schools punish children who can’t pay.
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Bill Marler May 13
'Has Our Food Become Safer in the Last 10 Years?' via Civil Eats -
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Shaming Students over School Lunch Debt, CAFOs and Air Quality, Food Banks and the Green New Deal, & More -
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What will it take to end school lunch shaming?
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What’s working (or not) with the Food Safety Modernization Act?
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UC San Diego has begun using its cellphone app to alert needy students when leftover food is available from social events, a service that’s starting to become common as colleges and universities better recognize hunger on campus.
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Anuradha Mittal May 14
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Ethnobotanist Gary Nabhan argues that instead of compensating soybean farmers for losses, we should pay them to plant native perennials to protect bees and butterflies.
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Researchers in Colombia have created new products from chocolate “waste” material, including beer, juice, desserts similar to pudding and also nutraceuticals.
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Todd Kuiken May 14
'Synthetic Biology Is Changing What We Eat. Here’s What You Need to Know.' via Civil Eats -
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Meet the indigenous California chefs reviving and preserving Native American cuisines
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A Missouri bill would prohibit local health agencies from imposing CAFO regulations stricter than state or federal rules.
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Civil Eats May 20
Are neonics really improving farmers’ lives?
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Tisch Food Center May 15
Advocates Said School Nutrition Rollbacks Were Unnecessary. A New USDA Study Backs Them Up //
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Civil Eats May 20
Maryland produces more than 64 million chickens for meat every year. There are currently 312 registered poultry CAFOs in the three Maryland counties on the Southern end of the Delmarva Peninsula.
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Civil Eats May 20
This tiny Eastern European nation is a hotbed of successful beekeeping. Could its practices and policies could help pollinators in the U.S.?
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