Food, Agriculture & Nutrition, General/Other News
News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
The Garden Pool, a solar-powered aquaponic greenhouse, was created by innovative couple Dennis and Danielle McClung in 2009 after purchasing a foreclosed home in Mesa, Arizona.
With the Garden...more
In a surprising new research by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Penn State University, US neighborhood grocery store initiative that improves access to healthy foods is...more
Volunteers slice up of cakes, tortes and other desserts for the Chocolate Extravaganza.
The Chocolate Extravaganza event, now in its 22nd year, benefits the Pomerene Center for the Arts, a...more
The Ship of Zion Ministries and Hope Community Church sponsored a new nonprofit grocery store backed by Whole Foods market.
The 900-foot Galley Grocery Store smack dab in Southeast Raleigh shelves...more
The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) teamed up with Neighborhood House to bring awareness about the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and reach out to Hmong and Latino...more
According to a study published by JAMA Pediatrics, a JAMA Network publication, Hispanic youth watched about 12 foods ads per day with the majority appearing on English-language TV and a higher...more
According to a study from the RAND Corporation, reducing supermarket prices of healthy foods increases the amount of fruits, vegetables and whole grains that people consume.
In a paper recently published in the September-October issue of Journal of Environmental Quality, the findings identify the issues surrounding urban agriculture.
Chefs, patrons and communities are...more
In the March issues of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, new studies from Salud America! The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Research Network to Prevent Obesity Among Latino Children...more