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The lost Cooks

It’s my first time in the Pacific on an island. As a kiwi who has traveled the world, I feel slightly negligent for saving some of the best til now.

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Food Systems

The Story of the Honey-bee and GMO Crops

Over the past few years, the state of our planet’s bee population has become of increasing concern to many people around the world. The causes, however, have been in place considerably longer than most people realize. 1,448 more words

Environment

Exploring Stories of Innovation: Local Government Food Systems Planning and Policy

Growing Food Connections announced Exploring Stories of Innovation, a series of short articles that explore how local governments from across the United States are strengthening their community’s food system through planning and policy. 160 more words

Food Systems

A natural meeting

Last night in Auckland I finally had the chance to meet Vandana Shiva. It was short and sweet, I sat next to her and said quietly, and hopefully not too creepily, “Dr Shiva, I stayed on your farm at Navdanya, it was an amazing experience and it changed the direction of my life. 873 more words

Food Systems

SCIF project doubled dollars, smiles; new SCIF deadline approaching

By Analeigh Sanderson and Hilary Smith, Sustainability Resource Center

After its eight-week trial run at the U of U Farmers Market, the results are in: the new Double Your Dollars token program, a… 639 more words

University Of Utah

Healthy people, healthy planet

By Hilary Smith, Sustainability Resources Center

Robin Marcus, the first-ever chief wellness officer for University of Utah Health Sciences, recognizes the connection between health and sustainability. 717 more words

Education

Harvest Season is Party Season

DJ and dancing, costume contest, cider-pressing, fresh munchies: sounds like a great Halloween party, right? Add the perfect setting—a harvest-season garden, with flowers still in bloom, and a few fruits and vegetables still on the vine—and you’ve got this year’s… 664 more words

Community Engagement