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twilight greenaway
Freelance writer/editor. Contributing editor at . Fan of well-crafted sentences, dry-farmed tomatoes, & dappled shade.
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twilight greenaway May 18
Big ups to for this terrific NYT piece. "'It’s not just about food security, but the security of providing living wages,' she said. That’s no mean feat in a foodie monoculture."
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twilight greenaway May 18
"Inclusion of proposed changes to food stamps was testimony to FGA’s growing influence in key Republican circles."
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twilight greenaway May 18
Replying to @leahjdouglas
Yes. And the fact that they were treating it like a bargaining chip shows us just how fast and loose the GOP is playing it these days...
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Young Farmers May 18
ICYMI: bringing the 🔥 on behalf of during today's debate.
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debbie weingarten May 18
This is Ginnie, who was gracious enough to let me write about her last December. Her husband Matt, a farmer, died of suicide in 2011. Ginnie is on today talking with the farmer who took over the farm after Matt died. "He was my everything."
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Young Farmers May 18
🚨 BREAKING: the House fails on the House floor!🚨 Thank you to everyone who showed up, made calls, sent emails, and turned this bill back. Time for Members of Congress to come together and deliver the farm bill need.
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Elazar May 18
It’s important to tell the stories of young people doing amazing work, without sensationalizing them for their age. Here’s my latest piece for about an amazing young woman of color making vegan food *way* more accessible!
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twilight greenaway May 17
I'll be thinking about this one for a while, .
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Helena Bottemiller Evich May 17
The farm bill poised to include a provision directing USDA to revamp the school nutrition rules that were championed by former first lady . See p. 15 of managers amendment:
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Helena Bottemiller Evich May 17
NEWS: Farm bill appears to be scuttled for the time being as Freedom Caucus wants immigration vote *before* farm bill. “At this point there’s not enough votes to pass the farm bill.” -
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Lisa Elaine Held May 17
New story on today: “Legal services are a key part of the infrastructure for a sustainable regional food economy”
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Mother Jones Food May 16
Black Oaklanders are rallying around racially charged BBQ incident that became a viral video:
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twilight greenaway May 16
Replying to @karenkho
He most definitely has a research assistant or 3.
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Competitive Markets May 16
Farmers are feeling the substantial consolidation across many agricultural markets, yet the issue is conspicuously absent from the current debate, via :
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Civil Eats May 16
“This isn’t just an Iowa problem. The pollution avenues affect the whole U.S.”
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Angela Huffman May 14
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twilight greenaway May 15
"Hundreds of users have adopted the practice in their own posts, using hashtags like , , and "
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Civil Eats May 14
How Chicago became the first major city to embrace a comprehensive Good Food Purchasing Program in schools and public agencies.
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AlanaSemuels May 14
The Silicon Valley Community Foundation, with $13.5 billion in assets, is one of the largest philanthropic institutions in the country. Yet the amount of money it gave to local charities dropped by 46 percent in 2017 as its coffers grew by 64 percent.
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twilight greenaway May 14
"Yangxiang will house 30,000 sows on its 11-hectare site by year-end, producing as many as 840,000 piglets annually. That will likely make it the biggest, most-intensive breeding farm globally."
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