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5 Ways Neighborhoods Are Taking Control of Their Food Systems: Colorlines

“Five ways neighborhoods are taking control of their food systems”, written Juel Stuart, and published today via Colorlines. Advertisements

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White House Pledges $50 Million in Seed Capital for Social Innovation Fund

From the White House blog, Michele Jolin talks about the creation of a Social Innovation Fund: Yesterday, the President announced that he would ask Congress in the FY2010 budget to provide $50 million in seed capital for his Social Innovation Fund, … Continue reading

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“The Importance of Raising Your Own Food”

First Lady Michelle Obama commented on the response to the new White House vegetable garden, as reported at the Caucus Blog in Thursday’s  NYTimes: “Every single person from Prince Charles on down was excited because we are planting a garden,” … Continue reading

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Give Us City Gardens, Not Just Grocery Stores

An editorial from today’s New York Times urges the first lady to take her efforts for community vegetable gardens one step further. Michelle Obama’s recent pitch for fresh vegetables and her avowed interest in community gardens have given new life … Continue reading

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Michelle Obama and the Way We Think about Food

First Lady Michelle Obama is bringing food up on her agenda.  The NYTimes reports: (…) she seized the moment to urge Americans to provide fresh, unprocessed and locally grown foods to their families and to the neediest in their communities. … Continue reading

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