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“You are what you eat” – right? There seems to be a clear connection between the state of the world’s public health and the things that we consume. I would like to say that people...

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It’s an issue that has plagued every major city around the world. Food deserts exist in every major city of the country, especially in low income neighborhoods. What Are Food Deserts? The United States Department...

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Do you enjoy eating fresh vegetables from a garden? Do you live in an area where you don’t have room for a garden of your own? Well, in many areas that’s no longer a problem....

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Similar to the Farm to School Program, the From Seed to Table Program (FStT) helps bring food from farms to local urban systems. However, this program has not yet been utilized in the United States,...

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What is your student planning on doing with their summer? Do they plan on hanging out by the pool? Getting a tan? The Sustainable Summer program invites all students to apply to take part in...

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Children aren’t just learning about reading, writing, and arithmetic anymore. In a world where food insecurity is as common as the sniffles, schools are focusing more of their attention on the environment and how our...

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Sometimes I feel like my life has been that of a story book. I have traveled near and far – up mountains and down rivers. It might have been Rachel Carson that set the love...

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