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Foraging is Alive and Well in Baltimore. Can it Help Fight Hunger Too?

New research on the availability of nutrient-dense wild edibles addresses food security. By Jodi Helmer Civil Eats 02.22.18 Excerpt: Foraging is a hot trend, with home cooks, chefs,...

German Environment Minister Bans Meat At Official Functions

Animal agriculture is a leading cause of climate change and environmental degradation, which is why a German ministry says it’s taking a stand for vegetarianism...

The Major Food Waste Problem You Haven't Heard About

Food waste has gotten a lot of attention lately, and rightly so. In the United States, we trash up to 40 percent of our...

Selling Shark Fins Is Now A Crime In Rhode Island

In the Ocean State, the sale of shark fins is now a crime.  A law that makes the ownership or sale of shark fins illegal...

Canada: Annual garden harvest is upon us in Labrador West

Labrador City is a town in western Labrador, near the Quebec border with a population of 9,354 as of 2013. Neighbouring Labrador City is...

U.S. Lashed As 'Main Threat' To Environment At UN Ocean Conference

President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord now makes the U.S. the “main threat to Mother Earth,”...

Meatless Monday: Portuguese Mashup

America has been called the melting pot -- the idea is that we're a blend of cultures. Portugal does a better job of showing...

Safe Tap Water Takes A Lot Of Work

You probably assume that the water coming out of your faucet is relatively safe. In fact, 71 percent of people who responded to a HuffPost/YouGov poll earlier...

The ‘Urban Farm’ in Phoenix teaches people how to grow their own food

Greg Peterson, owner of The Urban Farm in Phoenix, kneels in his garden July 10, 2017. He sells and educates people about growing citrus...

Across Tasmania there has been an explosion of community and school gardens

Youth futures supervisor Darren Cornick with participant Peter Devlin attending the potatoes at the Heritage Forest Community Garden. Picture: Piia Wirsu “The produce is fresher...
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