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 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.
Michigan residents are encouraged by the League for Public Policy to get in touch with their legislators to voice out their concerns about the nearing Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)...more
In partnerhsip with Netiya, social enterprise Project CREED launches its newest book, "Back to the Source."
The book is a Los Angeles project that targets the need for a better and more...more
Singapore's National Environment Agency announces that a social enterprise will run a hawker centre to help keep its food prices affordable after its lease expired earlier this year.
Two food and nutrition programs are being announced to increase New Yorkers' access to farmers markets' produce and foster healthy eating.
The Fruit and Vegetable Prescription Program is being...more
A University of Eastern Finland study finds that low levels of physical activity and heavy use of electronic media are associated with increased risk factors for type 2 diabetes and vascular diseases...more
In a CLASP study, House and Senate conferees are now meeting to try to reconcile the differences between the Farm bills passed by the two chambers.
The Farm bill does not offer any new funding for...more
Volunteers from various organizations and agencies have come together to pack pack 2 million-plus meals to feed hungry children in El Salvador, Haiti and the Philippines.
The 2 Million Meals...more
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
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