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What We Eat Matters: 5 Food Choices That Can Lower Your Impact on the Environment
What We Eat Matters: 5 Food Choices That Can Lower Your Impact on the Environment -- Our personal food choices and voices can drive solutions and practices that transform our agricultural system into one that is far more sustainable. Here's how.
california bill aims to ban plastic straws restaurant workers could face fines of $ 1, 000 or six months in jail
California Bill Aims to Ban Plastic Straws
California Bill Aims to Ban Plastic Straws Restaurant workers could face fines of $1,000 or six months in jail if they offer plastic straws to customers.
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Does Detroit’s Food Revival Leave the City’s Black Residents Behind?
Does Detroit’s Food Revival Leave the City’s Black Residents Behind? Restaurateurs working outside Detroit's newly desirable downtown food scene face the same structural obstacles to success that plague Black businesses nationwide.
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The 'Sioux Chef' Reviving Native American Cuisine
Native chefs and farmers are bringing back lost flavors in hopes of fighting diabetes and obesity.
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U.S. senators seek ban on pesticide chlorpyrifos
U.S. senators seek ban on pesticide chlorpyrifos
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Here's Why Heirloom Tomatoes Are Worth The Extra Money
Here’s Why Heirloom Tomatoes Are Worth The Extra Money This is one case when a higher price really does mean higher quality.
Changing the food system takes dedication. These 21 food heroes have committed their lives to that work—and for that we thank them! Food System, Food Tank, Work, World Food Prize, Change
Celebrating 21 Food Heroes for a Lifetime of Work
Changing the food system takes dedication. These 21 food heroes have committed their lives to that work—and for that we thank them!
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The Future Of Food Is Black
Young Black people will lead the conversation on changing our food and farming systems.
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Got seeds to share? Here's your network! Center for Food Safety'rs Global Seed Netowkr is a peer-to-peer online network that makes it easy to share rare and heirloom seeds for free.
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How ACA Repeal Would Hurt Farmers and Rural Communities
How ACA Repeal Would Hurt Farmers and Rural Communities Farmers’ health is inextricably tied to the health of their farms.
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A New Law Would Legalize Selling Home-Cooked Food in California
A New Law Would Legalize Selling Home-Cooked Food in California California is trying to legalize small-scale sale of food made by home cooks. But will it allow tech startups to treat home cooks like Uber drivers?
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Returning Native Seeds to Their Roots
Returning Native Seeds to Their Roots Rematriating native seeds allows Native American communities to collect, plant, and trade foods that strengthen their heritage.
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Can We Eat Our Ramps and Have Them Too?
Can We Eat Our Ramps and Have Them Too? Ramps—also known as wild leeks or ramson—are a staple of spring foraging and local food festivals across the Northeast. Now, a movement is afoot to keep us from loving them into extinction.
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Growing Agrihoods: The Next Frontier in Urban Revitalization
Whether in a booming city or one trying to rebuild, urban agrihoods provide much-needed food, employment, and green space to cities and residents.
Will Trump's EPA Greenlight a Pesticide Known to Damage Kids' Brains? Kids, Mother Nature, Fotografie, Petite Fille, Summer Kids, Family Outdoor, Champs, Postres, Nature Images
Will Trump's EPA greenlight a pesticide known to damage kids' brains?
Will Trump's EPA Greenlight a Pesticide Known to Damage Kids' Brains?