User: flenvcenter Topic: Food-Independent
Category: Food Systems :: Local Food Systems
Last updated: Jun 19 2020 09:26 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Coronavirus concerns revive labor organizing 18.6.2020 Current Issue
Washington fruit packers seek lasting gains from pandemic strikes.
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Seattle volunteers look out for Black Lives Matter demonstrators 11.6.2020 High Country News Most Recent
As protests continue, mutual aid networks have sprouted up to provide food, medical assistance and rides home.
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It's time to prioritize the survival of indigenous people, the world's forest stewards 2.6.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
It's time to prioritize the survival of indigenous people, the world's forest stewards Carol Goodstein Tue, 06/02/2020 - 00:00 Hunting and gathering for food is taking on a whole new meaning of late. The ever-lengthening line at my local Whole Foods starts to wrap around the outside of the store before 7 a.m., as socially distanced shoppers — securely donned in gloves, masks and even plastic face shields — wait nervously to scavenge for their week’s worth of essentials along with their COVID-19 indulgences: the extra bars of Hu chocolates and Enjoy Life cookies, in my family’s case. We once thought of foraging as an activity engaged in only by our very remote ancestors and distant "primitive" people. But the spread of COVID-19 has heightened the subsistence survival instinct in all of us. In a way, we are not so dissimilar from "primitive" people in places such as the Amazon Basin as we might have thought.  And now, we’re all vulnerable to the same pandemic virus. Only with virtually no resistance, no ...
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‘Being in the middle of a story is a really hard place.’ 29.5.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Rebecca Solnit on disasters, hope and the chance to reshape the future.
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Local food movement gains momentum under COVID-19 28.5.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Some consumers have turned to community agriculture, as the pandemic strains the nation’s food system.
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COVID-19 impacts every corner of the Navajo Nation 19.5.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Front-line workers confront the world’s newest deadly malady.
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Local: A glimmer of hope for a post-pandemic world 5.5.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Local food, manufacturing and retail could see a revival as we strive for community resilience in the new normal.
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On this Earth Day, let’s think about agriculture 22.4.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Farmers and ranchers hold the key to carbon storage.
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The US needs a Green New Deal for farmland 22.4.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Right now is the time to ensure farmland is conserved and that farmers have opportunities to combat climate change — and to right the wrongs of an unjust history.
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What happens to corporate sustainability amid the COVID-19 crisis? Some reflections 21.4.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Leaders from Amazon, Danone, Salesforce, Mars, General Mills and others share how plans have changed and where they’re holding firm.
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Biodiversity, pandemics and the circle of life 20.4.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Addressing biodiversity, like so many other things, seems to have been shunted aside by the coronavirus outbreak. It would make much more sense to keep it front and center.
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PepsiCo CSO: We can’t ‘lose sight’ of the long-term crisis 20.4.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Simon Lowden on the company’s new science-based commitment, food security amid COVID-19, and why key climate action partnerships are stronger than ever.
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GreenBiz analysts take stock of the clean economy 30.3.2020 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
How, and how much, is the coronavirus pandemic impacting the clean economy? Our analysts share what they're seeing.
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Sodexo doubles down on food recovery as clients shut doors amid pandemic 26.3.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
With school closures and companies mandating employees to work from home, the facilities management company's food waste reduction efforts have even more relevance.
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Why Aramark's new sustainability strategy focuses on 'well-being' over sustainability 23.3.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Here's a hint: it's because one follows the other.
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25 badass women shaking up the climate movement in 2020 6.3.2020 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
In honor of International Women's Day, we recognize courageous executives, investor advocates and policy visionaries who are role models for any gender.
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Global soy trade drives Amazon deforestation amid human rights concerns 5.3.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Fast food giants wind up using much of the soy exported from central Brazil.
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How young California ranchers are finding new ways to raise livestock and improve the land 26.2.2020 GreenBiz.com
Because these first-generation farmers are starting from scratch, many of them do not view their practices as adapting. They see the techniques they use as central elements of a new kind of ranching.
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How Main Street Project creates healthier farms and stable economics for farmers 22.2.2020 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
It’s not enough to just blame Big Ag. We need to create new ways of thinking and doing when it comes to food production.
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Fair Trade USA CEO Paul Rice on conscious capitalism, the plight of U.S. farmers 29.1.2020 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Why the human side of sustainability deserves more attention.
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