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Real Time Farms Crowd-Sources to Map U.S. Food System

Founded by Karl and Cara Rosaen, Real Time Farms (RTF) is a new crowd-sourcing online food guide that is every foodie’s dream, acting…
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Video Interview: Is Costco to Blame for Food Deserts?

The 25,000 residents of the West Oakland urban neighborhood spend $58 million on groceries per year.  Yet for most residents the nearest fresh…

Video Interview: Closing the Loop on Food Packaging

Waste from food packaging is a tough sustainability nut to crack.  The materials are often contaminated and therefore difficult to recycle, and return-logistics…
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Video Interview: The Future of Fish

Over 85% of global fisheries are at limit or exploited.  What can be done to reverse this trend and drive a sustainable fish…
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Video Interview: Oakland Market Feeds Bodies and Souls

Imagine living in a low-income neighborhood, not owning a car, and the closest grocery market that sells fresh fruits and vegetables is 5…
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The Gates Foundation Invests in GMO Research in Africa

The Gates Foundation is normally known for its work eradicating malaria and polio through innovative methods. Recently however, it has joined hands with…
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Bon Appétit Management Company Reduces GHG Emissions from Food Waste

The Bon Appétit Management Company is the nation’s leading sustainable dining services. They are an onsite restaurant company that provides café and catering services to…
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Subway Introduces Eco-Restaurants

Subway has long been touted as the ‘healthier’ fast food option due to its comparatively higher use of fresh ingredients. They have also set themselves…
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Nestle’s Anti-Organic Stance is Disappointing, but Expected

Nestle has a very pro-GMO policy and has invested in GM-coffee research, so its vocal anti-organic stance is to be expected. In 2008,…
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ConAgra Anti-GMO Lawsuit Has Big Implications for Food Labeling

Product labeling is an area where loopholes and CSR seem to converge. It is precisely these loopholes that make it easy for companies…
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World Bank Reports that Food Prices are Higher than Ever

A new report from the World Bank reveals that food prices are approaching the peak levels achieved in 2008. Global food stocks are on…
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Why Trader Joe’s Needs to End Food Waste

By Jeremy Seifert I recently started a national petition on Change.org asking Trader Joe’s to eliminate its food waste, and more than 78,000…

Canadian Cod Fisheries Show Signs of Recovery

Last week science journal Nature published a study that brought some good news for fisherman in Newfoundland (and cod lovers everywhere). The seas…

Should Taxes be Imposed on Junk Food?

Last August, the UK proposed introducing a ‘fat tax’ to combat the increase in obesity. Researchers at Oxford University and Nottingham University claimed that…
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In.gredients Aims to Become First Package-Free and Zero Waste Store

Sometimes it seems the world is going around in circles trying to catch its own tail. Today I read that Texas could be…