Top news of the week: 06.10.2020.

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On Oct 2, 2020
@mwbloem shared
Brazil’s Landless Workers Persist through #Agroecology @CivilEats https://t.co/Dkd8wwhZGM
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Brazil’s Landless Workers Persist through Agroecology

Brazil’s Landless Workers Persist through Agroecology

The rural movement, up against great odds, has become a global model for greater land access and agrarian reform.

On Oct 1, 2020
@foodtank shared
RT @apimondia: Food Tank’s fall 2020 reading list 22 books that provide insight into food access and justice, effects of technology on our global supply chain, and the relationship between climate change and food production. And one on biodynamic beekeeping! 🐝https://t.co/EZXVH6JM7r https://t.co/NOI25W8AYf
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Food Tank’s Fall 2020 Reading List

Food Tank’s Fall 2020 Reading List

As the cool weather sets in, Food Tank is here with a list of 22 books to inspire hope for the food system’s future.

On Oct 2, 2020
@CAFScenter shared
Excited for the virtual #ThinkFOOD event this weekend at @SimonsRock! CAFS Director Laurie Beyranevand will present on Sunday about "Using Law and Policy to Effect Change in the Food System." https://t.co/13sed5jrza
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ThinkFOOD 2020

ThinkFOOD 2020

Join us for the annual ThinkFOOD Conference hosted by the Center for Food Studies at Bard College at Simon's Rock. Farmers, educators, and entrepreneurs will gather to support a lively ...

On Sep 30, 2020
@FarmingFutures shared
RT @suesustainable: @csmaje book, A small farm future, is out on 15 October. Sign up to the online launch to here more about it: https://t.co/KmvD2TirdQ @FarmingFutures @FFC_Commission @suepritch @vickihird @MilesKing10 @campaignstrat @freerangedairy @PastureForLife @realfarming @FarmingUK @NFFNUK
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A Small Farm Future - A panel discussion

A Small Farm Future - A panel discussion

To celebrate the launch of the new book ‘A Small Farm Future’ we will be hosting a passionate panel discussion about the the future of food and farming. Author Chris Smaje will be joined by ...

On Oct 5, 2020
@SusFoodTrust shared
#SaveOurStandards revealed that restaurants could sell meat of unknown provenance. This means customers would unwittingly consume chlorinated, pesticide, and hormone washed food. We don’t just need to save our standards, we need to surpass them. https://t.co/r5VHa9Resx
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Restaurants could sell non-labelled US meat

Restaurants could sell non-labelled US meat

EXCLUSIVE: New investigation finds restaurants, hotels and pubs source significant percentage of meat from abroad and would consider US meat under new trade deal with no need to label.

On Sep 30, 2020
@UN shared
RT @antonioguterres: Humanity is waging war on nature. We need to rebuild our relationship with the natural world - to avert the worst impacts of the climate crisis and recharge biodiversity for the benefit of people and the planet. #ForNature https://t.co/nO573PQy9K https://t.co/hv1DJXkN8F
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Secretary-General's remarks to United Nations Biodiversity Summit [as delivered]

Secretary-General's remarks to United Nations Biodiversity Summit [as delivered]

Humanity is waging war on nature. We need to rebuild our relationship with it. More than 60 per cent of the world’s coral reefs are endangered due to overfishing, destructive practices and ...

On Sep 30, 2020
@foodtank shared
Researchers led by @Ferhat9282468 and @ErinCRiordan at @uarizona say wild desert crops, like cacti and agave, could be the key to sustainable farming in arid regions. https://t.co/7YyMZ9bzm5
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Study Says Wild Crops Can Bolster Food Access in Arid Climates

Study Says Wild Crops Can Bolster Food Access in Arid Climates

Scientists at the University of Arizona say wild desert crops could be a sustainable solution for farming in hot, water scarce climates.

On Sep 29, 2020
@DaniNierenberg shared
RT @foodtank: Food and agriculture systems have both positive and negative impacts on planetary health and human well-being. Our partners @futureoffoodorg have just launched a terrific True Cost Accounting Inventory ahead of the #BioDiversity2020 Summit. More: https://t.co/NdLjEKcepY https://t.co/g4OiR8R28H
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Applying the TEEBAgriFood Evaluation Framework: Overarching Implementation Guidance

Applying the TEEBAgriFood Evaluation Framework: Overarching Implementation Guidance

Step 1: Outline your interest Step 2: Determine the issue of interest Step 3: Clarify the purpose Step 4: Identify stakeholders & form an advisory committee Step 5: Outline an …