Category Archives: Food and Agriculture

Victoria Markovitz
Making a Difference One Meal at a Time
Victoria MarkovitzMarch 20, 2015

Americans are used to hearing that they should eat more veggies to improve their health. But last month, a U.S. nutritional advisory panel took this a step further. By eating less meat, they stated in a report, Americans could protect the environment and promote future food security. The Scientific Report

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Annie Best
Beyond the Community Garden
Annie BestFebruary 10, 2015

Over the past decade, urban agriculture has become a popular strategy for neighborhood revitalization. On its surface, it hits on buzzy food trends like eating local food and organic produce. But digging a little deeper, urban agriculture—when done right—can be part of the solution for a more robust suite of

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Victoria Markovitz
Fight Food Waste This Holiday Season
Victoria MarkovitzNovember 20, 2014

Next week, my mom will cook a delicious Thanksgiving dinner. She will also load me up with bags of leftovers. I’m thankful for the food, but always feel guilty if anything spoils before it makes it to my plate. I’m not the only person who struggles to eat all their

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