User: flenvcenter Topic: Food-Independent
Category: Food Consumption :: Nutrition
Last updated: Mar 10 2020 01:28 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Growing Something Greater: Healthy Kids, Schools and Communities 10.3.2020 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Stephen Ritz is an educator in the South Bronx, where he takes a "whole school" approach to education, rooted in health, wellness and mindfulness. In the poorest Congressional district in America, where 45,000 people live within 8 square blocks of each other and healthy, fresh food is not available, he teaches students about growing and preparing their own vegetables in school farms. "Of all the crops I've grown," he says, "my greatest crops have been my students themselves." From GreenBiz 20.
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We need to think beyond urban farming 26.2.2020 GreenBiz.com
But the broader agricultural world can learn much from how those operations use data.
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20 C-suite sustainability champions for 2020 6.1.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
These corporate execs are casting a new mold for embracing environmental, social and governance factors at the highest levels.
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How 16 initiatives are changing urban agriculture through tech and innovation 2.1.2020 GreenBiz.com
From high-tech indoor farms in France and Singapore to mobile apps connecting urban growers and eaters in India and the United States, here are more than a dozen initiatives using tech, entrepreneurship, and social innovation to change urban agriculture.
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Why human health must be at the center of climate action 11.12.2019 GreenBiz.com
Companies can exacerbate the challenges, but the private sector also positively contribute to solving these challenges.
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These 21 projects are democratizing data for farmers 25.11.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
On fields across the world, phones, tablets, drones and other technologies are changing how food is grown. Through these devices, artificial intelligence (AI) — technology able to perform tasks that require human intelligence — may help farmers use the techniques they already know and trust on a bigger scale. And big data — data sets that reveal telling patterns about growth, yield, weather and more — may help farmers make better decisions before crises strike.
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The vertical farming industry is growing deeper roots 11.11.2019 GreenBiz.com
Automation, changing consumer appetites and the heightened focus on sustainable agriculture cultivate new interest in urban and indoor growers.
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How Zest Labs is tracking produce to reduce waste 17.10.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
The company uses sensors to provide data about a product's shelf life.
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Why this cold storage warehouse operator warmed up to artificial intelligence 10.10.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
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From the farm to the restaurant, how people are investing in regenerative agriculture 27.9.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Farming itself could regenerate the land — but it might take both public and private sectors to achieve success.
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A sustainable food and land use transition could net $4.5 trillion economic boost 19.9.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
A landmark new report outlines the economic case for drastic changes to global systems.
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Color coordinating: How urban green infrastructure can build resilience 10.9.2019 GreenBiz.com
We need to promote natural “green” infrastructure such as forests, wetlands, and urban green spaces that can reduce risks from natural disasters.
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The history of cellular agriculture (and the future of food, too) 7.9.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Cowless meat, chickenless eggs and fishless seafood — oh my.
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Farm fresh: using new packaging technologies to prevent food loss in agriculture 9.8.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Increasing access for farmers to use the tech could unlock fresher and more abundant food for many populations.
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Growing change: Can agriculture be good for the climate? 2.8.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Regenerative farming practices can promote soil fertility. They also have the potential to build economic resilience on farms by buffering the risk from threats such as pests, diseases and climate shocks.
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Shake it up: A Q&A with Sarah Pool, co-founder of upcycled spent grain protein shake company 21.6.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
How this entrepreneur is combining her love of nutrition and the environment.
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How the Target Center's 'nutritional curator' wins with clean food 20.6.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
You won't find a single microwave or any trans fats in the stadium food at this Minneapolis arena, thanks to David Fhima.
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How artificial intelligence helps recycling become more circular 18.6.2019 GreenBiz.com
The process of sorting things for reuse gets faster and more specific.
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On the menu: Transforming global food systems 11.6.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
The main course of the future of food will be meeting the nutrition needs of a growing population.
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As processed food displaces nutritious food, more people gain weight and get sick 22.5.2019 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Ed Finn The rate of obesity in Canada has risen to epidemic proportions, with one in eight of us now clinically obese and nearly half of us weighing more than we should. And it's not because people are indifferent to weight gain. Far from it. The exercise and weight-loss business is booming, and diet books are consistently near the top of the bestseller lists. I deeply empathize with those who are battling weight gain. A few decades ago ago, my unhealthy eating habits had also bulked me up by an extra 80 pounds. Weighing 250 pounds, with most of the additional fat packed around my waist and thighs, I was clinically obese. Belatedly but resolutely, I decided to rid myself of that excess poundage. And with the invaluable help of my wife Dena and a medical diet specialist, I succeeded. It took nearly three years for me to trim back to my previous 175-pound size. Eschewing junk food, converting to a primarily vegetarian diet, and with Dena's culinary expertise, I have never again exceeded this salubrious ...
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