Posted December 11, 2013
Local Food, Farm to Hospital, Farm to Institution
Appendix E of IATP's 2013 Farm to Hospital reports. Learn more at www.iatp.org/farm-to-hospital.
View the surveys mentioned in this appendix:
2012 IATP SARE Project Survey for Farmers and Producers
2013 IATP Follow-up Survey of Farmers/Producers Who Completed the 2012 Survey
2013 IATP SARE Project Survey for...
Posted December 10, 2013
Agriculture, Agrodemocracy, Agroecology, Sustainable Agriculture
Strong feedback between global biodiversity loss and persistent, extreme rural poverty are major challenges in the face of concurrent food, energy, and environmental crises. This paper examines the role of industrial agricultural intensification and market integration as exogenous socio-ecological drivers of...
Posted December 3, 2013
Food and Health, Healthy Legacy, Autism, Environment, Health
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...
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...
Posted November 26, 2013
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...