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Farmer's Weekly | Gwede Mantashe to co-ordinate agriculture revival

Farmer's Weekly | Gwede Mantashe to co-ordinate agriculture revival | Food and Agriculture | Scoop.it
Farmer's Weekly is the oldest agricultural magazine in South Africa. 100 years of farming.
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Massachusetts businesses stay ahead of food waste ban - GreenBiz.com (blog)

Massachusetts businesses stay ahead of food waste ban - GreenBiz.com (blog) | Food and Agriculture | Scoop.it
GreenBiz.com (blog) Massachusetts businesses stay ahead of food waste ban GreenBiz.com (blog) Mayor Michael Bloomberg is leading New York's move into separated food waste collection, and just announced expansion of this program, which will go from...
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America has a bigger food waste problem - American Recycler Newspaper

America has a bigger food waste problem
American Recycler Newspaper
The National Resource Defense Council estimates that approximately 40 percent of all food in the United States goes uneaten.
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Food Recovery Challenge | US EPA

Food Recovery Challenge | US EPA | Food and Agriculture | Scoop.it
encourages participants to reduce, donate, and recycle as much of their food waste as possible (#Sustainable #Restaurants:join EPA Food RecoveryChallenge & set a goal of reducing food waste = http://t.co/oI3PkhXGvs...
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Save Money by Cutting Food Waste

Save Money by Cutting Food Waste | Food and Agriculture | Scoop.it
I barely brushed the surface of combating food waste in a recent article, but the comments added so much to the article that I thought I could stop at just one.
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How Cities Compost Mountains of Food Waste

How Cities Compost Mountains of Food Waste | Food and Agriculture | Scoop.it
New York City amps up food recycling, while San Francisco shows the way. (RT @erbinstitute: RT @USCompostingCou: How Cities Compost Mountains of Food Waste.
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Congressman Doug Collins Tours Agriculture In 9th District ...

Congressman Doug Collins Tours Agriculture In 9th District ... | Food and Agriculture | Scoop.it
TweetCongressman Doug Collins (R-GA-09) announced a tour of agriculture in the 9th district during the August break. Here's the presser with the dates: Congressman Doug Collins (R-GA) will conduct a district-wide tour of ...
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There’s money in the compost bin

There’s money in the compost bin | Food and Agriculture | Scoop.it
Looking for profit in New York City's recycled food waste (Looking for profit in New York City's recycled food waste http://t.co/SyYPDphiSM)
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Call for Proposals: Mapping the Food Waste Issue

Call for Proposals: Mapping the Food Waste Issue | Food and Agriculture | Scoop.it
The Network for Business Sustainability (NBS) seeks a Canadian researcher to lead a project on "Mapping the Food Waste Issue." The United Nations' Fo General NBS News (RT @PamLaughland: $15,000 Call for Proposals: Mapping the Food Waste Issue in...
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Is Organic Food Better for You? Pesticide-Free Makes All the Difference! - Natural Health Advisory

Is Organic Food Better for You? Pesticide-Free Makes All the Difference! - Natural Health Advisory | Food and Agriculture | Scoop.it
Why is organic food better for you than non-organic food? According to recent research, non-organic, pesticide-laden foods can harm your brain! (@LifeExtension Yes!

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8 Ways to Curb Food Waste in the Kitchen | Where Good Comes From

8 Ways to Curb Food Waste in the Kitchen | Where Good Comes From | Food and Agriculture | Scoop.it
Before you clean out your fridge and toss that soft red pepper and those two-day-old leftovers, consider this statistic: Nearly a third of all of the food we purchase each week ends up in the trash. (Good advice“@CabotCoop: DYK?
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Gross Things in Meat (Infographic)

Gross Things in Meat (Infographic) | Food and Agriculture | Scoop.it
Check out the infographic that exposes exactly what the meat industry is hiding inside that burger...... (When you eat meat, what ELSE are you eating?
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80 Teenage Farm Workers Sent To Hospital After Chemical Spray Accident

80 Teenage Farm Workers Sent To Hospital After Chemical Spray Accident | Food and Agriculture | Scoop.it
URBANA, Ill. -- Almost 80 teenagers were expected to be sent home from an eastern Illinois hospital Thursday after being accidentally sprayed with fungicide from a crop-dusting plane as they worked in corn field, officials said.
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No honey, more problems: A ‘catastrophic’ year for bee colonies

No honey, more problems: A ‘catastrophic’ year for bee colonies | Food and Agriculture | Scoop.it
Almost one-third of the food we eat is pollinated by bees, which makes the insect critical for humans.
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Food Industry Sent 4.1B Pounds of Waste to Landfills, Study Says - Environmental Leader

Food Industry Sent 4.1B Pounds of Waste to Landfills, Study Says - Environmental Leader | Food and Agriculture | Scoop.it
Salon Food Industry Sent 4.1B Pounds of Waste to Landfills, Study Says Environmental Leader The Food Waste Reduction Alliance, Grocery Manufacturers Association, the Food Marketing Institute and the National Restaurant Association conducted the...
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How to regrow food from scraps

How to regrow food from scraps | Food and Agriculture | Scoop.it
Don't toss those old potatoes or celery scraps. Put them to work and grow a kitchen garden from leftover bits and pieces. (RT @BlossomandMay: We hate waste at B&M HQ!! What do you do with your leftovers?
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Elizabeth's Kitchen Diary: No Waste Food Challenge - Anything Goes!

Elizabeth's Kitchen Diary: No Waste Food Challenge - Anything Goes! | Food and Agriculture | Scoop.it
RT @TangoRaindrop: In this month's #NoWasteFoodChallenge anything goes! Share your recipes here: http://t.co/AAdrzcoSQE @turquoiselemons
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Cancun Summit must lead to a “Green Marshall Plan for Agriculture ...

Cancun Summit must lead to a “Green Marshall Plan for Agriculture ... | Food and Agriculture | Scoop.it
[29 November] NEW YORK & GENEVA - Without a substantial change in policies, greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture could rise by 40 percent by 2030, the UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food warned, urging ...
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Tips for Understanding and Avoiding Food Waste

Tips for Understanding and Avoiding Food Waste | Food and Agriculture | Scoop.it
You've probably heard it before. 'Americans waste too much food!' And while that may be true, it might not necessarily mean what you think.
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Food waste to fuel: An infographic

Food waste to fuel: An infographic | Food and Agriculture | Scoop.it
An infographic that explains food waster to fuel - a process of generating energy through the treatment of various waste products.
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How to Buy Organic Foods on a Budget

How to Buy Organic Foods on a Budget | Food and Agriculture | Scoop.it
Buying organic foods may protect you from harmful pesticides, but are they worth their price? Learn how to save money on organic foods and buy organic on the cheap. (What does "organic" actually mean?

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Absolutely one of my favorite web sites on healthy eating!  Loaded with lots of budget-friendly items, too -- especially regarding "Organic -- or Not?"

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6 Things You Need In Your Kitchen To Reduce Food Waste

6 Things You Need In Your Kitchen To Reduce Food Waste | Food and Agriculture | Scoop.it
Did you know that roughly one-third of the food produced in the world for human consumption every year — approximately 1.3 billion tonnes — gets lost or wasted. Food waste does not end with the act...
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Michael Pollan on Agriculture's Role in Fighting Climate Change

Michael Pollan on Agriculture's Role in Fighting Climate Change
For related articles and more information, please visit OCA's Environment and Climate Resource Center page and our Organic Transitions page.
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By the Numbers: Reducing Food Loss and Waste | WRI Insights

By the Numbers: Reducing Food Loss and Waste | WRI Insights | Food and Agriculture | Scoop.it
RT @worldresources: 24% of all food produced is lost/wasted annually, by calories http://t.co/p35ZIe7CLm #foodwaste #foodloss #wrr2014 #WED…
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