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Sanctuary Offers Refuge to Rescued Farm Animals

How much do you know about the farm animals providing your eggs, milk and meat? Do you know how they live or what their personalities are like? Unfortunately, many people don't know much about the f…

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Can Fixing the American Food System Be This Easy?

With the clamorous debates about food and food policy these days, nearly everyone has a targeted opinion, and possibly a solution, as to how Americans should be eating better. At the center of our …

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Farm Animals Are Friends, Not Food

Gene Baur is an activist and advocate for farm animals all over the world. He is the founder of Farm Sanctuary––an organization working hard to spread awareness about the plight of farm animals and to…

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Farm Feeds Cows Candy Because Corn is Too Expensive

  It's been a rough summer for farmers across much of the United States. The worst drought in decades has destroyed millions of acres of crops, dried up water supplies, and forced the price of…

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Returning Farmland to Nature in Minnesota

Dale Aden is a third-generation farmer in the Midwestern US state of Minnesota. For years, he watched the Okabena Creek flood and destroy his crops and farmland. After the losses took their toll, Aden…

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Sustainable Food Resolutions

As I have written about before, the simplest way to support a healthy food system is to eat food grown by sustainable farmers or growers. This means buying from them and supporting them to keep them i…

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Farm-to-School Programs Make Local Food a Priority

By Jason Knapfel for DietsInReview.com With ever increasing numbers of obese Americans, private citizens and the public sector need to find creative ways to assist in staving off a looming health d…

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8 Reasons to Support Farmers’ Markets (Video)

Spring farmers markets are sprouting up across the country. In this clip from Nourish, organic farmer Nigel Walker, chef Bryant Terry, author Anna Lappé, and others celebrate the joys of farmers marke…

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Farm Animals May Be Protected by Video Technology

Researchers in the UK are developing an observation system for farm animals using small cameras connected to computers. The cameras will be placed inside areas where animals are housed in order to obs…

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Top Food Stories of the Year

This year, as usual, it seemed that you couldn’t get away from food news raving about the newest “trend” -- some for better and some for worse, including KFC’s double down chicken sandwich which actua…

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