User: flenvcenter Topic: Food-National
Category: Food Systems :: Local Food Systems
Last updated: Nov 19 2019 17:34 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Be prepared: Energy, food and medicine at risk from rising seas, engineers warn 19.11.2019 GreenBiz.com
Sobering report from Institution of Mechanical Engineers warns governments and businesses are ill-prepared for sea level rises expected this century.
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Food-writing pioneer explores African American cuisine, in all its splendor, in new cookbook 12.11.2019 L.A. Times - Food & Dining

"Where are the black food writers?" asks Toni Tipton-Martin.

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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She feeds Bel-Air's mega-mansion boom. But lunch is a battlefield 5.11.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

The mega-mansion boom in L.A.'s "Platinum Triangle" draws armies of workers to build them, and a squadron of caterers like Jennifer Ramirez to refuel their lines.

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Uprooted: The 1950's plan to erase Indian Country 4.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
In the 1950s, the United States government came up with a plan to solve what it called the "Indian problem." It would assimilate Native Americans by moving them to cities and eliminating reservations. The 20-year campaign failed to destroy Native cultures and tribal sovereignty, but its impact is still felt today.
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Circularity in cities is about equity, too 1.11.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Don’t forget the economy in the circular economy.
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ICYMI: Onwards towards the clean economy at VERGE 19 29.10.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
The future of food, future-thinking in policy and more.
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Community Food Share fills hunger gap in Boulder County and Broomfield 28.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Community Food Share takes aim at hunger in Boulder and Broomfield counties by distributing enough food each day to prepare 24,000 meals.
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Closing the farm gate: Struggling farmers take emotional step to forge new career paths 25.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Even when times are tough, farmers have traditionally resisted the idea of giving up a profession that is rooted in family history. But a new program in southeastern Minnesota aims to make it easier for struggling farmers make that decision and sharpen their skills for a new career.
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After more than a century, agriculture is still alive in Boulder thanks to farm-to-table restaurants 20.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A lot has changed since farms and ranches were flourishing more than a century ago in Boulder County. But amid the ever-expanding urbanization, pockets of agriculture are still alive and thriving.
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The Colorado Plate; a note about the project from its creator 20.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
The Denver Post's Amy Brothers explains the work and idea behind The Colorado Plate, a subscribers-only video series.
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Iowa’s farmers are ready for a national discussion on transforming US agriculture 18.10.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Incremental change in agriculture is not moving quickly enough.
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In a Small Amazonian Community, Agroforestry Takes Off 17.10.2019 WRI Stories
In a Small Amazonian Community, Agroforestry Takes Off Comments|Add Comment|Print The home of Marliane das Chagas Soares, in the interior Amazonian community of Juruti, in Para, Brazil, seldom lacks tasty treats. Several types of cakes, cookies and desserts frequently grace the family table. They are all delicious, but they are all made from the same main ingredient: cassava, also known as manioc or yucca. It has, for some time, been the only crop grown in this area. That makes for a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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At this weekly Sunday dinner party in Silver Lake, all are welcome — even the Uber driver 16.10.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Every Sunday, more than 30 people gather at Resa and Diego Caivano's Silver Lake home for dinner. The couple has created a modern, communal ritual that brings a new spirit to the traditional Sunday Dinner.

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South Korea born, East L.A. bred: a Seoul taqueria for a homesick chef 16.10.2019 L.A. Times - Food & Dining

Born in South Korea, Christian Morales was raised by a Mexican abuela in Boyle Heights. At his Mexican restaurant in Seoul, he's re-creating the flavors of the home he can't return to since being deported 17 years ago.

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The power of social enterprise: Can a forgotten nut boost Nigeria's economy? 15.10.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
An innovative start-up is leveraging the original ingredient in Coca-Cola to kickstart sustainable development in the country.
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Beef supplier for Taco Bell launches recall over possible contaminant – metal shavings 15.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Seasoned beef shipped to Taco Bell eateries across the country is being recalled because of possible metal shavings in the food products, according to federal food officials.
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The Festival Industrial Complex: How food festivals hurt the chefs they're meant to help 14.10.2019 L.A. Times - Food & Dining

Food festivals are more popular than ever, but they come at a high cost for the restaurants and chefs they're supposed to promote.

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Circular cities: The state of the art 11.10.2019 GreenBiz.com
What happens when cities think in loops.
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Mushrooms and revolution 8.10.2019 L.A. Times - Food & Dining

In April 2011 the people of Cheran, an indigenous Purhepecha community in Michoacan, Mexico, took up arms to expel the illegal loggers who had decimated their forests. In the years since, the wild mushrooms that had gradually disappeared through decades of deforestation have returned.

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