School garden programs are on the rise in US public elementary schools, but are less common in schools with economically disadvantaged student populations.
Presented by Georgia Farm to School Alliance, hosted by Georgia Organics, the 4th Annual Georgia Farm to School Summit will take place on Thursday, February 21 and Friday, February 22, 2013. The Summit is the largest convener of farm to […]
Plans for an ambitious urban farming project have started on Chicago’s South Side, where organizers hope the efforts can produce jobs, healthier food and an economic boost. read more
Growing Urban Agriculture:Equitable Strategies and Policies for Improving Access to Healthy Food and Revitalizing Communities A vibrant movement is changing the landscape, economic outlook, and vitality of cities across the country. The recent recession affected many low income communities—taking with […]
A new report released today (Wednesday, Oct. 24) in observation of national Food Day 2012 says that a proposal pending in U.S. Congress to raise the minimum wage would increase retail food prices for American consumers by at most 10 […]