Thursday, November 21, 2019

Tag: organic food

Organic farms are under attack from agribusiness, weakened standards

For agrarian justice, family-scale organic farms deserve our support.

Here’s how many health problems improved when people stopped eating so...

An overwhelming majority of people reported that their conditions were significantly improved, nearly gone or completely recovered.

Beyond organic: How regenerative farming can save us from global catastrophe

“Regenerative agriculture provides answers to the soil crisis, the food crisis, the health crisis, the climate crisis and the crisis of democracy.”

School district switches to local and organic meals, cuts carbon footprint...

A new report revealed surprising results when Oakland overhauled its lunch menu at 100-plus schools by serving less meat and more fruits and vegetables.

It’s time to put food policy back on the table

The demand for organic is now outstripping the supply.

USDA to reimburse farmers in order to expand organic farming

The USDA hopes by making these changes we will see an increase in participation in the National Organic Program.

This organic food company doesn’t discriminate against ex-offenders—It seeks them out

Lancaster Food Company searches for job applicants who need help getting back on their feet. So far, not one has quit.

Organic farming in the U.S. is now bigger than ever

The number of certified organic acres in the country rose by more than 10 percent over the past two years.

Denmark Intends To Be The World’s FIRST 100% Organic Nation

The Danish government accumulated 53 million Euros in 2015 to transform the nation into an organic one.

NBA Superstar Ray Allen to Open Organic Fast-Food Restaurant

Ray Allen and his wife, Shannon Allen, are launching an organic fast-food restaurant in Miami called Grown.

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Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

In a major win for the environment, world’s largest bank says goodbye to fossil...

The bank's decision to end all financing of oil, gas, and coal projects after 2021 will make it the first multilateral lender to rule out financing for projects that contribute to the climate crisis.

Enough with the fake rhino horns

Scientists have once again developed a method to fabricate horns in the lab, supposedly to disrupt poachers and wildlife traffickers. Here’s why that won’t work.

Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."