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New Book Explores Hidden Costs of Broken Food System

Posted by on July 8, 2021 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
New Book Explores Hidden Costs of Broken Food System

“True Cost Accounting for Food: Balancing the Scale,” written by farmers, researchers, scientists, and other experts provides a new lens through which to understand the true social, human, economic, and environmental costs of food. #food #FoodSystems

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What Big Ag Doesn’t Want You to Know: Small Farms Can Feed the World

Posted by on April 22, 2021 in Environment, Farming & Gardening with 1 Comment
What Big Ag Doesn’t Want You to Know: Small Farms Can Feed the World

According to a new peer-reviewed paper, “The Myth of a Food Crisis,” corrupt philanthropic and academic sectors in agriculture and development perpetuate the lie that Big Ag is the only way to feed the world. #smallfarms

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Corporate Concentration in the US Food System Makes Food More Expensive and Less Accessible For Many Americans

Posted by on February 14, 2021 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 1 Comment
Corporate Concentration in the US Food System Makes Food More Expensive and Less Accessible For Many Americans

Agribusiness executives and government policymakers often praise the U.S. food system for producing abundant and affordable food. In fact, however, food costs are rising, and shoppers in many parts of the U.S. have limited access to fresh, healthy products. #corporatefoodproduction #corporateconcentration #agribusiness

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Pandemic Sparks Call for End to Big Ag’s Control of Seeds and Food System

Posted by on January 14, 2021 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
Pandemic Sparks Call for End to Big Ag’s Control of Seeds and Food System

Empty shelves during the pandemic made clear, allowing huge corporations to ‘own’ seeds is a very bad idea. Open Source Seeds and other groups argue that “something as universal as food crops should belong to everyone, not a small group of agrochemical companies. #seeds #foodsystem

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