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 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
The West Harlem Community Center Healthy Food Hub offers a one-stop health food shop to bring healthy food options for low-income residents.
An empty, commercial property was transformed into a...more
Italian architect Cesare Griffa has developed a system that can quickly grow and harvest micro-algae to help fight climate change and create products used for energy, food, cosmetics, or...more
Backed by the Nature Conservancy and started with data from eBird, the BirdReturns program pays rice farmers in the flight path of migratory shore birds to keep their fields flooded with irrigation...more
According to a study published Online First by JAMA Pediatrics, parent and child conversations that delve on weight and size are linked with an increased risk for unhealthy weight-control...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
CATCH Healthy Habits, an evidence-based program provided by the OASIS Institute consists of grown up volunteers coaxing grades K-5 kids to "catch healthy habits."
The volunteer program is...more
The Clinton Community Development Foundation is gathering dessert recipes from community residents to round up its "Sweets of the South" cookbook.
The Foundation is going to use the proceeds to...more
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is now soliciting applications for loans and grants to support community development projects, business expansion and job creation for rural economic...more
The Helpful Harvest Community Garden is a volunteer-run garden that provides fresh, healthy produce such as vegetables to SMILE's food pantry each year.
SMILE Ecumenical Ministries is a...more