Kansas City StarPaula Deen’s not to blame for your waistlineKansas City StarListen, I’m on board for a healthier America. I support the first lady’s “Let’s Move” campaign (letsmove.gov). Improved school lunches are a must.
RT @MinnPost: ‘Food insecurity’ high among Twin Cities parents http://t.co/0EtQpnOb by Susan Perry…
Editor’s note: This is the second in a weekly installment of images from Douglas Gayeton and Laura Howard-Gayeton’s Lexicon of Sustainability. We’ll be running one image every Friday this win…
Children’s rates of obesity have been increasing in the last 20 years.
Those who live in the desert borderlands of southern New Mexico face plenty of serious struggles. Water is limited, living wages are scarce, and many live in unincorporated communities called colon…
The Kansas City Food Circle is highlighting area restaurants that have chosen to support local farmers and organic practices through a new Eat Local and Organic Dining Card that launched on January 1.
The Harvard School of Public Health made no bones about where they stand on dairy when they sent their findings to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and nutrition experts everywhere with the “Healthy Eating Plate” food guide. …
Social Enterprise Promoting Health and Nutrition for KidsJustmeansWe want to get healthy products and education in the kids’ minds and hands early so they know how to eat right.” Recent figures from the CDC reveal that childhood obesity has more…
On the Westside of Los Angeles, in the Mar Vista district, urban farming organization, EVO Farm, is utilizing aquaponics to create a replicable and sustainable farming model that will facilitate the creation of a network of local urban farms that…
Lunch policy change proposedThe TennesseanBut current board policy says school staff and principals are responsible for providing a separate fund outside of the schools’ nutrition budget to provide student meals and collecting lunch debts.
USA TODAYGroceries hire companies to score foods’ nutritional valueUSA TODAYAlice Lichtenstein, a professor of nutrition science policy at Tufts University in Boston who served as the vice chair of the committee, said more study is needed about…
Killeen Daily HeraldFarm bill may allow cuts in federal benefits for agriculture communityKilleen Daily Herald”In order to gain urban Americans’ focus on agriculture policy, which is not their forte, and to get them to support a farm policy that…
 Harlem’s Farmers Market just opened in 2010 and it’s been a rousing success. http://marcussamuelsson.com/news/have-you-been-to-harlem’s-farmers-market. Partnership for a Healthier America Recipes.
This hasn’t been a banner year for improving America’s food system, food environment or food policies.
Non-profit Just Food encompasses all this farm fresh in New York City. Their Farm School NYC program is a two year course that provides professional training in urban agriculture. (RT @inhabitat: Want to learn about sustainable farming?