What do you think of when you hear the term “urban agriculture?” Sometimes it’s about practices involving cultivating, processing, and distributing food in densely populated areas. At other times, it involves particular skills like animal husbandry, aquaculture, agroforestry, urban beekeeping, or horticulture. Urban agriculture can also reflect the ways that people across socioeconomic strata react […]
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The government has had a hand in marketing the least healthy foods for decades. This pro-GMO program isn’t much different from the USDA checkoff programs that promote meat and dairy to consumers.
Late last week, the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) voted overwhelmingly to ban carrageenan from certified organic foods. The new rule would take effect in November 2018.
For the second time this year, the USDA is buying up excess dairy. How did we get such an abundance of dairy, and why are our tax dollars being used for this AGAIN?
Despite mountains of evidence linking dairy foods to poor health, the USDA is buying a mountain of cheese and giving it to poor people.
A new Department of Health report documents alarming cases where the FDA waited months to issue food recalls that could have protected consumers from sickness and death.
Are the American Egg Board and other federal checkoff programs Freedom of Information Act exempt? They think so.
Kelley, we have to talk about your new ad campaign for the milk industry!
USDA released its newest set of Dietary Guidelines last month, and the new standards are shamefully incomplete.
McDonald’s recently reassured investors during a conference call that it’s going to address its declining sales by boosting efforts to attract parents, teachers and school children despite national efforts to keep fast food away from children.
Great news: Perdue has stopped its use of antibiotics in chicken hatcheries — the end of a 12-year project to eliminate the use of unnecessary antibiotics.
Farm to table: Chefs flaunt it, and we flock to farmers markets to support our small, local farms. But is it really making a difference for our farmers?
Welcome to the 15th Annual National Farmers Market Week! It’s time to renew your commitment to the growers in your community. Here’s how to get it done…