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Making Sen$e - Online Resource

Money Sen$e (PBS NewsHour) is an online resource offering reports that touch upon national and global socioeconomic issues, including social security, China’s devaluation of currency, food deserts, the Trans-Pacific Partnership, etc. 75 more words

Naked Juice Launches #DrinkGoodDoGood Social Media Campaign

MONROVIA, Calif., Aug. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Nearly 24 million Americans live in food deserts and don’t have access to affordable, quality, fresh fruits and vegetables. 764 more words

In The News

'Grocery Express' will connect Duluth food deserts to supermarket

If your neighborhood doesn’t have a grocery store and you don’t have a car, how do you get healthy food at a reasonable price?

For residents of two Duluth neighborhoods considered… 285 more words

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Turns Out Being "Big Boned" Is Really a Thing!!

Christian Kirk| Published August 14, 2015

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As it turns out, there really is a such thing as “big boned,” at least in the black population. 322 more words

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Reducing Hunger is Not About Producing More

When it comes to attempting to feed the world, large agro-businesses like Monsanto claim that they are sustainable because they are committed to doubling yields. However, focusing on increased yield of crops is a one-sided solution to a much greater problem: feeding the world is not solely a problem of lack of food, but lack of adequate distribution methods and affordable access to that food. 1,581 more words

Hubris

I like the word “hubris.” It kind of rolls off your tongue. It is one of those words that sounds like what it means. The word comes from the ancient Greek word which meant to shame or humiliate someone for the gratification of the abuser. 971 more words

From The Cavalier County Republican

New funding to help small neighborhood food stores in Denver

DENVER—The Corner Store Program is working with small, neighborhood stores to help bring healthy food and produce into their establishments.

“Not every store can be a bodega, with flowers and meats, but fresh produce and veggies are a step in the right direction,” said the program’s Heidi Hoffman. 113 more words

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