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 Fair World Project (FWP), a campaign of the Organic Consumers Association, the country's largest network of green and ethical consumers, and The Latin American and Caribbean Network of Fair...more
The World Rural Forum (WRF), an association for meeting and examining rural development, led its campaign to reduce world hunger and poverty.
The campaign compelled the U.N. General Assembly to...more
In a University of Illinois research, an innovative program had two secret weapons in enabling Latino families increase their veggies and fruits intake while lowering soda binges.
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) that renders support to ensure access to food for needy families has suddenly been faced with continuous cuts in Congress.
In a new study appearing in the Journal of Marketing Research, being mindful of their emotions can promote better, healthier eating options.
Authors of the study encouraged consumer educational...more
SokoText is a social enterprise which started in London by Suraj Gudka, a Kenya-born London School of Economics graduate.
Currently based in Nairobi, Suraj saw a need to help people living in the...more
According to a new study from the Brown University public health researchers, if every state in the US has expanded the number of seniors getting meals by just 1 percent, more than a thousand...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
Between three to five years, a vacant Vancouver brownfield has been planted with more than 400 fruit-bearing trees. The city of Vancouver calls the site as the largest urban orchard in North...more
Durga Menon, a software engineer who resided in the U.S. for 12 years, decided to go back to her home in Bangalore, India.
Following her return home, Durga with the aim of promoting healthy eating...more