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.
In a new study titled "Teaching Young Children a Theory of Nutrition: Conceptual Change and the Potential for Increased Vegetable Consumption", teaching young children an overarching, conceptual...more
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Small Business Innovation Research welcomes science-based small business firms to submit research applications.
The research will focus on the...more
Palm Beach County's first homeless resource center in West Palm Beach, the Senator Philip D. Lewis Center, provides a donated garden from Home Depot employees where the homeless tends to an...more
LG and Good Housekeeping "Greener Living" tour launched its green living advocacy near the Union Square Greenmarket Farmers Market and taught New Yorkers that it's easy being "green".
For every pound of LIFT coffee consumed, Southwest Airlines has donated to green-energy projects in coffee growing areas. The Guatemala Light Project is the recipient of these donations, which is a...more
Leading global institutions address actions that are required to strengthen resilience to climate change and deliver increased food production, employment and food security.
A leading-edge report spearheaded by The Sackler Institute for Nutrition Science at the New York Academy of Sciences prompts collaborative efforts among more than 50 nutrition experts, along with...more
Centre for Better Health, a Hackney community-based mental health charity, runs an artisan bakery called Better Health Bakery.
The bakery offers people with mental health problems the opportunity...more
In a CLASP report, the benefit cuts of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly referred to as Food Stamps), places economically-disadvantaged young adults at risk.
An article on the World Socialist Web Site describes the increased impact the economic downturn has had on one community in San Diego, CA.
Many immigrant families are experiencing increased...more