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On Dec 11, 2020
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Op-ed: Dear Secretary of Agriculture, This Is Your Chance

Op-ed: Dear Secretary of Agriculture, This Is Your Chance

Despite concerns from many corners, there is a roadmap to progress at USDA.

On Dec 10, 2020
@350 shared
We said it here and we'll say it again... "Vilsack’s selection [stands in] “stark contrast” with the wide backing for Fudge, who would have been the first African American female to lead USDA," while also applauding Fudge's appointment to HUD. https://t.co/mjUrnxpSIs
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Vilsack gets lukewarm response as Biden Agriculture pick from those seeking reformed USDA

Vilsack gets lukewarm response as Biden Agriculture pick from those seeking reformed USDA

News that President-elect Joe Biden has picked former Obama administration Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to run the agency anew has drawn disappointment from some who felt he was too ...

On Dec 11, 2020
@grist shared
Here's why environmentalists are opposing Biden's pick to lead the Department of Agriculture. https://t.co/QlnMsMCP7k
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The uproar over Biden’s choice to run the USDA

The uproar over Biden’s choice to run the USDA

Why are people so upset about Tom Vilsack?

On Dec 10, 2020
@ClimateReality shared
It’s clear that the climate crisis poses a very real threat to food security across the globe. https://t.co/njxSCQpQvQ
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Climate-Smart Cooking and the Future of Food (Free Download)

Climate-Smart Cooking and the Future of Food (Free Download)

It's a direct line from burning fossil fuels and supporting the food system status quo to a world where nutritious fruits, vegetables, and grains become scarce. But we can still turn the ...

On Dec 9, 2020
@michaelpollan shared
RT @kristinohlson: Sustainable Farming Advocates Warn Biden That Vilsack 'A Very Bad Pick' for Ag Secretary | Common Dreams News ⁦@JoeBiden⁩ https://t.co/8aVirSAy6g
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Sustainable Farming Advocates Warn Biden That Vilsack 'A Very Bad Pick' for Ag Secretary

Sustainable Farming Advocates Warn Biden That Vilsack 'A Very Bad Pick' for Ag Secretary

"America needs an Agriculture secretary that will finally prioritize sustainable family farming and national food security over corporate profits."

On Dec 9, 2020
@SusFoodTrust shared
According to a recent report by @BangorUni - 'Welsh hill farms are among the most sustainable meat-production systems in the world' #RegenerativeAgriculture #SustainableLivestock @FarmersWeekly https://t.co/js94E3UnrS
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Welsh hill farm meat among most sustainable, report finds

Welsh hill farm meat among most sustainable, report finds

Welsh hill farms are among the most sustainable meat-production systems in the world, a report has concluded.  The research by Bangor University used the

On Dec 8, 2020
@foodprintorg shared
#Plantbased meat alternatives may have smaller carbon footprints than industrial meat but they ultimately rely on the same kinds of industrially grown inputs that go into livestock production. https://t.co/Nx4TYaA7wu via @MotherJones
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On Dec 11, 2020
@annalappe shared
A wonderful selection of food for thought! So glad to see BITE BACK in there. Proud to have contributed a chapter. Feeling down about the future of food? Don't know where to start to change it? This book is chockfull of stories about taking on Big Food https://t.co/r8SI96PH6q
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Our 2020 Food and Farming Holiday Book Gift Guide

Our 2020 Food and Farming Holiday Book Gift Guide

We read, reviewed, and recommend more than two dozen food and farming books for your gift-giving pleasure.