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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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According to the World Bank, the urban population accounts for 3.5 billion people and is expected to reach 5 billion by 2030, with two thirds of the global population living in cities. This phenomenon, which...

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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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Scallops are sweet, delicate, meaty, and take only minutes to cook – not to mention they’re a seafood sustainability item. Unless you know how to buy and cook scallops, you probably eat them when you celebrate...

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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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Over the past few years we’ve learned much about starting a small-scale farm. It’s a constant learning curve that surprises us at every turn and leaves us amazed at how rewarding it can really be to...

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With so much entertaining online content catching our attention, it’s no wonder we’re becoming fickle even when selecting our reading material. Lists are increasingly popular because people are looking for short reads, summaries, and introductions to new...

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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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Women in agriculture have been largely under-represented for the work that they perform and the challenges they face. That’s why it’s important to shed light on the roles that women play in our North American...

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Food policy is dynamic and complex. It deals with how food is produced, processed, distributed, and purchased. According to a publication from Duke entitled “What is Food Policy“, food policy makers regulate food-related industries, establish...

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