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Format: 2014

December 2013

Farm to Hospital Toolkit: Using Written Protocols to Guide Direct Procurement of Food From Sustainable Farmers, Producers

Posted December 11, 2013

Local Food, Farm to Hospital, Farm to Institution

This is a toolkit associated with IATP's 2013 Farm to Hospital reports. Learn more at www.iatp.org/farm-to-hospital.

Farm to Hospital Toolkit: Food- and Beverage-Related Eco-labels/Label Claims

Posted December 11, 2013

Local Food, Farm to Hospital, Farm to Institution

This is a toolkit associated with IATP's 2013 Farm to Hospital reports. Learn more at www.iatp.org/farm-to-hospital.

Farm to Hospital Toolkit: Financial Strategies for Incorporating Sustainable Food into a Hospital’s Budget

Posted December 11, 2013

Local Food, Farm to Hospital, Farm to Institution

This is a toolkit associated with IATP's 2013 Farm to Hospital reports. Learn more at www.iatp.org/farm-to-hospital.

Farm to Hospital Toolkit: The Health-Based Rationale for Hospital Purchase of Sustainable Food

Posted December 11, 2013

Local Food, Farm to Hospital, Farm to Institution

This is a toolkit associated with IATP's 2013 Farm to Hospital reports. Learn more at www.iatp.org/farm-to-hospital.

Farm to Hospital Toolkit: Local, Sustainable Products Carried by Distributors Serving Minnesota and Western Wisconsin

Posted December 11, 2013

Local Food, Farm to Hospital, Farm to Institution

This is a toolkit associated with IATP's 2013 Farm to Hospital reports. Learn more at www.iatp.org/farm-to-hospital.

Farm to Hospital Toolkit: Iowa, Minnesota and Western Wisconsin Sustainable Farmers, Producers Interested in Selling to Hospitals

Posted December 11, 2013

Local Food, Farm to Hospital, Farm to Institution

This is a toolkit associated with IATP's 2013 Farm to Hospital reports. Learn more at www.iatp.org/farm-to-hospital.

Farm to Hospital Toolkit: Online Resources for Hospitals Interested in Connecting to Sustainable Farmers, Producers

Posted December 11, 2013

Local Food, Farm to Hospital, Farm to Institution

This is a toolkit associated with IATP's 2013 Farm to Hospital reports. Learn more at www.iatp.org/farm-to-hospital.

Farm to Hospital Toolkit: Online Resources for Sustainable Farmers, Producers Interested in Selling to Hospitals

Posted December 11, 2013

Local Food, Farm to Hospital, Farm to Institution

This is a toolkit associated with IATP's 2013 Farm to Hospital reports. Learn more at www.iatp.org/farm-to-hospital.

Farm to Hospital Toolkit: Seasonal Availability of Produce and Other Foods Produced in Minnesota and Wisconsin

Posted December 11, 2013

Local Food, Farm to Hospital, Farm to Institution

This is a toolkit associated with IATP's 2013 Farm to Hospital reports. Learn more at www.iatp.org/farm-to-hospital.

Farm to Hospital Toolkit: Sustainable Food Procurement: Working with Current Supply Chain Partners

Posted December 11, 2013

Local Food, Farm to Hospital, Farm to Institution

This is a toolkit associated with IATP's 2013 Farm to Hospital reports. Learn more at www.iatp.org/farm-to-hospital.

Farm to Hospital Toolkit: Ten Steps to Creating Mutually Beneficial Relationships with Local, Sustainable Farmers, Producers

Posted December 11, 2013

Local Food, Farm to Hospital, Farm to Institution

This is a toolkit associated with IATP's 2013 Farm to Hospital reports. Learn more at www.iatp.org/farm-to-hospital.

Farm to Hospital Toolkit: Hospital Food Purchasing: A Primer for North Central Region Sustainable Farmers/Producers

Posted December 11, 2013

Local Food, Farm to Hospital, Farm to Institution

This is a toolkit associated with IATP's 2013 Farm to Hospital reports. Learn more at www.iatp.org/farm-to-hospital.

Autism: What Do Environment and Diet Have to Do With It?

Posted December 3, 2013

Food and Health, Healthy Legacy, Autism, Environment, Health

Background Autism is one of a growing number of developmental and learning disabilities that now affect 1 in 6 children.1 Autism is distinctive among these disabilities for its devastating effects on individuals and families, its astronomical costs to society and families and for its disturbing and unexplained...

November 2013

Group sign-on letter to the U.S. Trade Representative on U.S. opposition of G-33 food security proposal

Posted November 27, 2013

Food security, World Trade Organization (WTO)

November 26, 2013 Dear Ambassador Froman, We write to express our dismay at U.S. opposition to proposals at the World Trade Organization (WTO) by developing countries to address their food security objectives, including reducing volatility in food prices and supplies. We urge you to support the G33’s proposal to...

Farmer, rancher and consumer groups celebrate new “COOL” Thanksgiving as improved food labels take effect this week

Posted November 26, 2013

Food, Labeling

WASHINGTON (Nov. 26, 2013) – Following the recent implementation of new country-of-origin labels (COOL) for meat and poultry products, 15 farmer, rancher and consumer groups issued the following statement: “As families settle in to celebrate Thanksgiving, it will have a renewed all-American emphasis as a...

October 2013

Promises and Perils of the TTIP: Negotiating a Transatlantic Agricultural Market

Posted October 23, 2013

Local Food, Finance, Trade, Food safety, Free trade agreements, Toxics

Download Promises and Perils of the TTIP: Negotiating a Transatlantic Agricultural Market or read the executive summary below. Executive summary  Still reeling from the devastation of the global financial crisis, the EU and U.S have embarked on an ambitious set of trade talks for a Transatlantic Trade and...

Scaling Up Agroecology

Posted October 9, 2013

Agriculture, Agroecology, Environment, Food, Globalization

If there was a silver lining in the disastrous 2007–2008 food price crisis, it was that it prompted governments and international donors to re-examine their priorities for agricultural development. They committed to invest in agriculture and food security in a manner that prioritizes small-scale producers (...

EU-US trade deal: A bumper crop for "big food"?

Posted October 9, 2013

Agribusiness, Food, Free trade agreements

The drive for "regulatory coherence" in the transatlantic trade talks risks pushing food and farming standards down in the U.S. and EU. Big food and biotech companies are pushing to eliminate EU restrictions on genetically modified (GM) foods and food additives, challenge food labelling laws...

Sustainable, equitable and viable food systems: Civil society messages for the International Year of Family Farming and beyond

Posted October 7, 2013

Agriculture, Food security, Sustainable Agriculture, Water

Wednesday 9th October, 12:30–2:00 p.m., at the 40th Session of the FAO Committee on World Food Security, FAO Headquarters, Rome This side event will give examples and characteristics of sustainable, equitable and viable food systems, including crop and livestock production. Examples and experiences from...