This is the official entry of Akhila Vijayaraghavan for the Rio Blogger Prize. The winner of the prize gets to go to Rio to cover the climate talks in June. If you like what you read, please support her and like, share, comment and tweet the original on TckTckTck’s website. One of the biggest deterrents … Continued
Category: Food & Agriculture
Can McDonald’s and “Best of Green” be in the same sentence? Projects around the world have boosted the company’s efforts on energy efficiency and waste diversion.
Brooklyn’s Sunset Park neighborhood will soon be home to a 100,000 square foot, multi-acre rooftop farm that will produce a million pounds of produce per year – enough to feed 5,000 people – without using any dirt. The farm will be built by BrightFarms, a new company with a unique business model that finances, builds, and operates hydroponic greenhouse farms for supermarkets and other retailers who purchase the produce.
They say the definition of insanity is behaving the same way and expecting a different result. If that’s the case, then McDonalds’ twitter feed has been crazy all year.
A call to action for Walmart and McDonald’s to support the Create Jobs for USA program and create entrepreneurial opportunities and jobs for low-income communities.
Chipotle is receiving criticism for its refusal to sign on to an agreement aimed at protecting farm workers on Florida farms where the company purchases tomatoes.
Wendy’s made the announcement on March 22, 2012 that it will require its U.S. and Canadian pork suppliers to outline plans to phase out the use of gestation crates.
I’ve been covering the food distribution market over at Software Advice for the last year, and one thing that’s perplexed me is the insistence of U.S. food distributors to stick to a centralized approach to distribution. While a centralized approach to food distribution does offer economies of scale, it has negative impacts on the quality … Continued
WIth Brazil’s global clout comes increased focus on its role as the world’s breadbasket and whether the increasing strain on its land is too high a price to pay.
McDonald’s was granted an exemption to London’s local food sourcing goals and therefore will only source 10 percent of the chicken it processes from British farmers.
Could Americans’ tax dollars be paying for greenwashing by the United States Department of Agriculture? Those who are suspicious about the KYF2 program have every right to be suspicious.
A transatlantic organic equivalence arrangement has been negotiated between representatives from the US Department of Agriculture and EU Agriculture and Regional Development department, allowing for more market access of organic products certified under both the EU and US organic standards. This means that although these sets of standards do contain certain variances, the US National … Continued