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101 Bright Spots In The Food System - Imperial Valley News

101 Bright Spots In The Food System - Imperial Valley News | Permaculture, Environment, & Homesteading | Scoop.it

Washington, DC - From women’s land access in Chad and urban green spaces in Australia to chefs in the United Kingdom and the United States implementing local and sustainable food sourcing there are hundreds of innovations giving us hope about the future of food.

Today, Food Tank is featuring 101 bright spots in the food system that we hope will inspire eaters, businesses, researchers, scientists, funders, donors and policy makers to create—and support—a more sustainable food system. Please share this list by clicking HERE.


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Sustainable Food or the Globe.   

101 bright spots in the food system
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