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An Apple a Day, for All: How Federal Policy Can Support Equitable Food Access—July 30, Webinar

From the Union of Concerned Scientists (http://www.ucsusa.org): Do you want to transform the food system? I know I do. Here at the Union of Concerned Scientists, we believe that an ideal food system is one that would provide everyone with … Continue reading

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Healthy Food, Healthy Economies—July 31, Webinar

From the Food Research and Action Center (http://www.frac.org): Tuesday, July 31, 2012 2 p.m. – 3:15 a.m. Eastern / 11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Pacific Go to https://cc.readytalk.com/cc/s/showReg?udc=sptyk26urbmb&msource=healthy to register. Brought to you by the Food and Agriculture Policy Collaborative, … Continue reading

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Hunger in the Horn of Africa—Act Now to Protect Hungry People

From Bread for the World (http://www.bread.org):   More than 12 million people in the Horn of Africa face a humanitarian emergency—the most serious food insecurity situation in the world today. Parts of Ethiopia, Djibouti, Kenya, and Somalia are struggling with … Continue reading

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World Food Systems Called Unsustainable for Planet

Shared by Faith in Public Life (http://www.faithinpubliclife.org):   By Mark Pattison – Catholic News Service November 4, 2010   The growing adoption of U.S.-style industrial farming practices worldwide puts too much stress on the planet and deceives people into thinking … Continue reading

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Confined Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO) Conference—November 6, York

From Peach Bottom Concerned Citizens Group (http://www.closeanimalfactories.org/stories/peach-bottom-concerned-citizens-group-of-peach-bottom-township-pa/):   CAFO Conference to Educate on Confined Animal Feeding Operations November 6, 2010 12 – 5 PM York JCC 2000 Hollywood Drive York, PA 17403   Call Maria to reserve a space Phone: … Continue reading

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