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Category: Food Production :: Sustainable Agriculture
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The truth about organic produce and pesticides 21.5.2018 Washington Post
The truth about organic produce and pesticides
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17 organizations feeding the world through regenerative agriculture 21.5.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Re-building resilience, one community at a time.
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Beyond bugs: 12 unique (and strange) ingredients at Mom's Organic Market and what to do with them 16.5.2018 Philly.com News
12 unique (and strange) ingredients at Mom's Organic Market that go beyond bugs, and what to do with each.
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Trends in agriculture show organics on top 30.4.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
'Organic doesn't mean what it used to — it's not just an "alternative" system to conventional agriculture anymore.
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The US Has Millions of Tons of a Low-Carbon Fuel Source—but It's Being Thrown Away 25.4.2018 WRI Stories
The US Has Millions of Tons of a Low-Carbon Fuel Source—but It's Being Thrown Away Comments|Add Comment|PrintRenewable natural gas can be used in any vehicle with a natural gas engine—typically garbage trucks, freight haulers and buses. Photo by Pixabay The United States generates millions of tons of food scraps; inedible fats, oils and greases; sewage and manure. Some of this organic waste is used for energy or fertilizer, but most of it—around 50 million tons a year—is sent to landfills,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Can urban farming help solve the growing food scarcity crisis 20.4.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Former basketball player Will Allen talks about his mission to transform local food systems.
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Wells Fargo pledges $200 billion for low-carbon economy projects 20.4.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The money will go towards companies and projects involved with clean technologies, renewable energy and more.
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What does sustainability mean for beef? 16.4.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Sponsored: Sara Place of The National Cattlemen's Beef Association discusses the challenges and solutions surrounding sustainable beef production
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More organic than thou? Rebel farmers create new food label 11.4.2018 Denver Post: Local
Was your tomato grown in dirt or water? Organic shoppers might notice additional labels this summer that will give them the answer — and tell them whether their choices align with what a rebellious group of farmers and scientists deem the true spirit of the organic movement.
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More organic than thou? Rebel farmers create new food label 10.4.2018 AP Top News
THETFORD, Vt. (AP) -- Was your tomato grown in dirt or water? Organic shoppers might notice additional labels this summer that will give them the answer - and tell them whether their choices align with what a rebellious group of farmers and scientists deem the true spirit of the organic movement....
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This Army vet turned fishmonger is smoking and curing some of L.A.'s best sustainable seafood 2.4.2018 L.A. Times - Food & Dining

Watching television changed Brandon Gray’s life. In November 2010, Gray was 26, a former military cook about to graduate from culinary school at the Art Institute in Santa Monica. He spotted Anthony Bourdain on the show “No Reservations,” talking about a place called the Royal Mail Hotel, located...

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Smallholder Farmers Are Key to Making the Palm Oil Industry Sustainable 30.3.2018 WRI Stories
Smallholder Farmers Are Key to Making the Palm Oil Industry Sustainable Comments|Add Comment|PrintA farmer harvests oil palm in Indonesia. Photo by Thontowi Suhada/WRI Indonesia’s palm oil has long earned the ire of conscious consumers—its production has been linked to child and forced labor, massive deforestation and the demise of iconic species like orangutans. Most point to large corporations to solve the problem, but that’s overlooking a key actor in palm oil production: small... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Whether it's chips, crickets or vegetables, Pennsylvanians are buying more organic food than ever 27.3.2018 Philly.com News
Pennsylvania is now second only to California in sales of certified organic food nationwide.
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Chinmay Tanshikar Thriving on a remote farm 27.3.2018 The Navhind Times
Netravali-based Chinmay Tanshikar is an owner of Tanshikar Spice Farm. He recently won IARA Innovative Farmer Award 2018 for his work in his agro eco-tourism venture. In a conversation with NT BUZZ he speaks about his love for nature SACHI NAIK | NT BUZZ Netravali is a self-sufficient village in Goa, with fertile land and ...
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How genetically engineered salmon swims onto our plates 17.3.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The transgenic technology that produces fast-growing fish soon could come to the U.S. Will it live up to its claims of making seafood more sustainable?
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"Real Organic" Label Bites Back at Industrial Agriculture 16.3.2018 Truthout - All Articles
Support from readers keeps Truthout 100 percent independent. If you like what you're reading, make a donation! When you think of  organic food , you probably imagine a bucolic farm with happy cows out in the pasture and crops growing lush and healthy in fields free of synthetic fertilizers,  pesticides  and other agricultural chemicals. There's a reason for that image: It was the original intent of the organic movement, which aimed to reclaim farming and preserve soil integrity. Unfortunately, the value of the organic label -- now  regulated by the USDA   -- has been undermined in recent years by the rise of what some refer to as " industrial organic ." Now, "organic" includes  confined animal feeding operations (CAFOs) , hydroponics and crops grown in industrial settings that don't adhere to the spirit of the label. Backed by ferocious marketing, organic is big business, with consumers paying a premium for products labeled "organic." Following the money, numerous  major agriculture firms  have entered ...
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For Community of 60,000 in Eastern Rwanda, Trees Can Contribute to Sustainable Development 13.3.2018 WRI Stories
For Community of 60,000 in Eastern Rwanda, Trees Can Contribute to Sustainable Development Comments|Add Comment|PrintChildren get ready to plant a tree in Karangazi, Eastern Rwanda. Jean Baptiste Mutabaruka is on the road to the local bank, again. When he gets there, he will inquire once more about raising money for an idea he thinks will reduce poverty in his small farming community of 60,000 in the province of Eastern Rwanda. For 10 years, Jean Baptiste has journeyed through the parched... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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PODCAST: New Initiative Seeks to Fund Innovative Partnerships for Sustainable Development 12.3.2018 WRI Stories
PODCAST: New Initiative Seeks to Fund Innovative Partnerships for Sustainable Development Comments|Add Comment|PrintP4G will incubate and accelerate partnerships that increase access to food, water and energy and improve living conditions in cities. Photo by CCAFS/Flickr While the rate of population growth in the world has slowed, there are still some 7.6 billion of us today and another 1 billion people expected by 2030. At the same time, living standards are rising in Africa, Latin America and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Always choose organic farming 11.3.2018 The Navhind Times
Maneka Sanjay Gandhi Organic farming for me is as important as animal welfare. Both save thousands of species and make the world a better place for humans. When I became minister for Women and Children, we started a new project: an annual Mela in Delhi Haat, for 15 days, where 300 women organic farmers from ...
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General Mills, Annie's Mac & Cheese tap South Dakota farm 6.3.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
General Mills announced a deal Tuesday to create South Dakota's largest organic crop farm as the food giant works to secure enough organic ingredients to meet growing consumer demand worldwide.
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