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Home Place Pastures to Become USDA Processing Plant in Mississippi 

If you read the From 0 to 35 in Mississippi post here last fall, you know that the good food revolution in my neighboring state has been lacking a few important items to help build their capacity such as USDA processing facilities. 77 more words

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Food Price Monitors Needed for First Nations Study

LONGMONT, CO–(Marketwired – August 04, 2016) – First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) is seeking up to 75 people or organizations — located on or near Indian reservations across the U.S. 601 more words

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Farmer gives away harvest to feed hungry in his town

Now he’s on a mission to feed the hungry in Central Indiana. Lawler has revamped his 36-acre farm into a nonprofit operation called Brandywine Creek Farms…

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Fondy Food Center's executive director, Young Kim, departs

A great guy and a first-class leader in food systems who deserves kudos for his long service to this organization. Young was also the principled, fearless and fair Board President for CFSC while I served as its V.P. 101 more words

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Sweeping study of US farm data shows loss of crop diversity the past 34 years

U.S. farmers are growing fewer types of crops than they were 34 years ago, which could have implications for how farms fare as changes to the climate evolve, according to a large-scale study by Kansas State University, North Dakota State University and the U.S.

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Wrapping up 2015 with ACEnet

Of all of the end of year requests for support for food system work that have been in my inbox this week, this is only one of two that I am going to post about. 275 more words

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What Urbanists Can Learn From Foodies – Next City

I read Next City faithfully, because like many food system activists, I am also a student of any kind of civic engagement strategy, including urban design. 291 more words

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