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Category: Food Systems :: Local Food Systems
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Can the gene editing technology CRISPR help reduce biodiversity loss worldwide? 20.9.2019
Though scientists are optimistic that CRISPR could help, they also emphasize caution and community engagement in order to get it right.
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For Rural Communities, Protecting Land Is a Better Investment than Deforestation 16.9.2019 WRI Stories
For Rural Communities, Protecting Land Is a Better Investment than Deforestation Comments|Add Comment|PrintIn India, legal recognition of forest communities' land rights has enabled villages to invest in sustainable, more productive land management. Photo by Panos Pictures/Food and Land Use Coalition. In India's Narmada District — a verdant landscape of rivers, forests and fields — villages received formal, legal recognition of their land and resource rights in 2009. This took place after a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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They can't all be Grand Central Market: Does L.A. have too many food halls? 12.9.2019 LA Times: Business

Taking a cue from the enduring success of Grand Central Market, food halls have mushroomed in popularity. Maybe we have enough.

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Over 14 years, Fargo gardens grow community 11.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A project called Growing Together is helping new Americans in Fargo access healthy food — but the gardeners involved say it’s also building relationships between lifelong North Dakotans and refugees who came to Fargo from around the world.
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Color coordinating: How urban green infrastructure can build resilience 10.9.2019
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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How Post & Beam, the successful black-owned South L.A. restaurant, stayed in local hands 9.9.2019 L.A. Times - Food & Dining

At Post & Beam restaurant in Baldwin Hills, a restaurateur and two chefs have built a successful black-owned business for a largely black community.

Vegan Takes Neighbors to Supreme Court For Cooking Meat and Fish In Their Backyard: 'I Can't Go Out There' 3.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Cilla Carden also complained about her neighbors smoking, using too much light in their patio and allowing their kids to play basketball in the back yard.
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No Food, No Jobs, No Future: Turned Away From the U.S. Border, Young Hondurans Say They Are Struggling to Survive 3.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"Trump is right because there are just so many people trying to make it to the U.S., but where would the U.S. be if it weren't for Latinos?" says 25-year-old Cristian Betancourt.
Ask a 'sotan: How can local farmers sell more in their community? 30.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Minnesota has a growing market for locally sourced food — but the opportunities for buying and selling local still aren’t always clear.
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How to Succeed at a French Farmers' Market 30.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Follow these tips from "Cook Like a Local in France" to win at the market everytime
How chicken sausage links became a centerpiece to South L.A.'s black food culture 27.8.2019 L.A. Times - Food & Dining

For decades, a small group of black-owned businesses have supplied South L.A. with chicken sausage links, an integral part of black L.A.'s food culture.

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The Best Places to Eat, Drink, Shop and More in Montréal 27.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Montréal offers a feast for the senses. Find out where to spend you time in Canada's cultural capital.
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Eat Your Way Across Italy 20.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The best locations to indulge in Italian Cuisine throughout the country
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Four Hours: Exploring Hollywood Boulevard, like a local 16.8.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Along the easternmost stretch of the iconic Hollywood Boulevard thoroughfare — past the tourists and the tourist attractions — sits a diverse neighborhood that's a must-visit for those looking to explore a less-heralded part of Los Angeles.

Here's My Medical Opinion: The Public Charge Rule Threatens the Health of Every Single Person in America 16.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Immigrants are already pulling out of government programs that keep their families healthy for fear of retribution. And when they get sick, we all get sick.
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Hmong immigrants helped save this prairie town, but now their children are leaving 16.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The influx of Hmong-Americans into Walnut Grove, Minn., gave the community a boost, but two decades in, they’re facing the same challenge as other rural parts of the state: How do you give young people a reason to stay?
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Immigrant Workers Reportedly Fired on the Spot After Mississippi Ice Raids: 'Another Brutal Attack on the Latinx Community' 15.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"Despite the horror, the resilience is extraordinary. The community is rising," said Families Belong Together Communications Director Paola Luisi.
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Farm fresh: using new packaging technologies to prevent food loss in agriculture 9.8.2019 Small Business |
Increasing access for farmers to use the tech could unlock fresher and more abundant food for many populations.
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Two food writers eat at all the Persian restaurants in SoCal (OK, 18 of them) 6.8.2019 L.A. Times - Food & Dining

Middle Eastern foods expert Anissa Helou and restaurant critic Bill Addison devour Tehrangeles and more to name their favorite Persian restaurants in SoCal.

How can chefs lead the way towards social justice in our food system? 30.7.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
How can chefs lead the way towards social justice in our food system?
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