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Richland Source

Emily Dech

5 September 2017

Mansfield, Ohio, United States

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For many low-income community members, access to healthy food choices can be more challenging than many might think, especially when they lack private transport. Richland Public Health is leveraging the Communities Pr...

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Deogracias Benjamin Kalima

31 August 2017

Lunzu, Malawi

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Malawian farmers have been hit hard by climate change over the last two farming seasons, and have thus seen a drop in agricultural production. To combat these losses, agriculture experts have begun implementing climat...

Conscious Company Media

Kenny Torrella

30 August 2017

United States

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When scientists, startups and non-profits team up, everyone benefits - or so it seems in the case of creating clean meat. While there has been a push to focus on reinventing meat due to animal farming's impact on the ...

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Tracy Staedter

23 August 2017

London, United Kingdom

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To the two social entrepreneurs who founded nonprofit Feedback, the massive amounts of food waste being tossed into landfills in the UK and USA each year was a mounting challenge that required a creative solution. So ...

Richland Source

Emily Dech

26 July 2017

Mansfield, Ohio, United States

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The ProMedica Toledo Hospital increases access to healthy food for low-income families through a novel kind of pharmacy. Patients receive free produce, recipes, and guidance from a dietician on how to treat and preven...

Deutsche Welle (DW)

Jacopo Pasotti

25 June 2017

Tampolove, Madagascar

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Adapting to climate change in coastal areas means adjusting local fishing and cultivation practices. Residents of Velondriake, a locally managed marine area in southern Madagascar, have introduced seaweed and algae fa...

Yes! Magazine

J. Gabriel Ware

6 June 2017

Blackfeet Nation, Montana, United States

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Generations of oppression and poverty have led to severe food insecurity for many Native Americans, resulting in some of the country's highest obesity and diabetes rates. But a few dedicated individuals on the Blackfe...

Richland Source

Emily Dech

19 May 2017

Mansfield, Ohio, United States

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The Prospect Community Garden has proven to be a valuable resource for students attending the elementary school in learning how to eat healthier. Local residents help out and receive produce from the garden, which in ...

Richland Source

Emily Dech

4 May 2017

Mansfield, Ohio, United States

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Food security has increasingly become an issue for many families across the country, as economic instability and other factors contribute to the rising costs of living. Catholic Charities in Mansfield is taking a more...

Richland Source

Emily Dech

21 April 2017

Mansfield, Ohio, United States

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Community leaders are working together to address the issue of food insecurity in Mansfield, caused not just by lack of access to grocery stores and fresh food sources, but also often by unemployment, high housing cos...

Civil Eats

Melissa Terry

27 March 2017

Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States

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Leftover food from publicly-funded school meals is not simply an issue of wasted tax dollars and environmental concern, it is a detrimental misallocation of much needed food for many students who still go hungry in sc...

The Telegraph

Sarah Knapton

15 March 2017

Memphis, Tennessee, United States

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Is meat created from animal stem cells actually considered meat? These scientists think so, and have successfully created such a product. Their successful creation of "test-tube chicken and duck" aims to benefit the ...

Al Jazeera

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Juliana Schatz

5 March 2017

Cali, Valle del Cauca, Colombia

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By 2050 the percentage of the world's population living in cities will increase to two-thirds with significant environmental strains. In Colombia, a company called Conceptos Plasticos collects recyclable plastic mat...

GOOD Magazine

Heather Corcoran

10 February 2017

New York, New York, United States

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Although urban cities have a variety of options for food, not all food is affordable or healthy. New York City has developed urban agriculture projects, from rooftop gardens to “warehouse hydroponic systems.” The Sout...

National Geographic

Alec Jacobson

1 February 2017

Miahuatlan, Oaxaca, Mexico

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There's a mezcal boom happening around the world, but it originates in Oaxaca, Mexico. There some of the biggest players in the game are actively working to influence and stabilize the agave industry through sustainab...

Next City

Jen Kinney

27 January 2017

Los Angeles, California, United States

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While the USPS has seen a drastic decline in revenues and capacity in recent years due to growing competition from the private sector and social changes, First Class Meal is reimagining the role that this institution ...

Yes! Magazine

Melissa Hellmann

2 January 2017

Iola, Kansas, United States

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The small town of Iola, KS, and Allen County's GROW Council offer a case study of how local communities across this prairie state have worked to solve the absence of grocery stores in many rural areas. Through local r...

Grist

Nathanael Johnson

15 December 2016

San Jose, Costa Rica

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Unlike other countries suffering with an impoverished population, Costa Rica has not destroyed the environment while modernizing its economy. Costa Rica has created a coffee alliance, a collective effort between the g...

The Guardian

Simone D'Antonio

16 October 2016

Milan, Italy

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Since its 2015 Expo, Milan has continued to foster a number of unique initiatives to combat food waste, promote healthy and sustainable food systems, and ensure that its people never go hungry. Through projects such a...

High Country News

Lyndsey Gilpin

5 September 2016

Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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To develop the next generation of producers, the Young Farmers Coalition non-profit is now pushing Congress and individual state legislatures to take a big step: forgiving farmers’ student loans.

High Country News

Leah Todd Lin

5 September 2016

Walsh, Colorado, United States

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When the only local grocery store in tiny Walsh, Colorado, shut down, the 600 residents of the town chipped in to re-open the store, combining community financing with traditional business savvy to keep the community ...

The Santa Fe New Mexican

Staci Matlock

3 September 2016

Española, New Mexico, United States

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A group of agriculture producers think new, low-cost growing techniques, high-value crops and an increased interest in local produce offer solutions to New Mexico’s food struggles.

The Huffington Post

Joseph Erbentraut

25 August 2016

North Springfield, Vermont, United States

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As skepticism increases around the health of consuming meat products due to inhumane ways the animals are being reared and raised, this Vermont packinghouse is embracing transparency by letting the public see all. Fro...

Ensia

Bob Cooper

17 August 2016

California, United States

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Three biointensive mini-farms in the US are teaching small-scale farmers from throughout the world how to grow more food through sustainable practices that focus on using less water and land. After bringing these farm...

Hakai Magazine

Lina Zeldovich

28 June 2016

New Hampshire, United States

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Local fisheries have been struggling to keep up with major manufacturers. Sustainable fishing practices have been countering that by creating Niche markets.

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