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Environmental Commons: Legislation Tracker Follows State Food Bills
The bills being tracked include: Preemption: Bills intended to remove local community decision-making over food and farming systems. Local Food: Bills supporting sustainable farming systems, farmers, local ...
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Environmental Commons: States Introduce Bills to Support Local Food Systems
Local Food Systems by Britt Bailey In an unprecedented shift, state lawmakers are introducing bills mandating government purchase of local foods even if costs increase slightly. To counteract our ever-growing global food system, local food bills ...
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May 9, 2005: Oil and Food: A Rising Security Challenge
Farmers’ markets are expanding across the United States, ... marketing costs, and using smaller refrigerators can slash household electricity bills. Eating lower on the food chain can reduce pressure on land, water, and energy supplies. ...
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News and Events
March 2003] While consumers embrace the government's bid to lift the quality of local food to export standards, producers and sellers hope for more support to meet the higher goal ... 1 area. (Source: Bangkok Post, RISE-AT News Archives) PTT moves to help lower power bills [12 March 2003] PTT Plc is pressing its natural gas suppliers to cut the prices ...
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Goodbye to American Dreamland / Congress receives testimony quoting Jan Lundberg
After an almost instant depression ... and the rest of the "developed" world, as far as local food production will be tried -- in a paved-over, toxic landscape ... that features local self-reliance offers the most logical solution to impossible petroleum reliance. As Roscoe Bartlett says, "The average food on your ...
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Saskatchewan Environmental Society — Climate Change
It is even better for the environment to buy food grown near you with either ecologically sound practices or that is certified organic. Buying local food also ... at both reducing GHG emissions and saving schools money, usually 20-30% of their utility bills. The 70 schools participating in DCS have saved over 5 million kilowatt hours (kWh) of ...
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Ways You Can Help? :: Local Solutions to Protect the Ocean - MarineBio.org
The nutrients these supplements allegedly provide are easily obtained from other food sources such as green leafy vegetables. Things you can do inside the home: If you ... letters. Manage your bills and bank accounts online with paperless statements. Print or copy on both sides of the paper whenever possible. Buy used books or visit your local library. Look to ...
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Food & agriculture - July 25 | Energy Bulletin
For as little as $72 a person, they can offer guests a ``100-mile menu'' of food ... , the food columnist and book author. ``This has become fashion.'' ... As a result of interest in local food and rising grocery bills, backyard gardens ... With cold frames, no-till beds, local garbage becoming next years fertilizer, you could produce good food year round and close the consumption ...
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Overview of the U.S. Food Crisis - Report from the Food Panel at the Netroots Nation Conference
Operations) are highly inappropriate, and even counter-productive, for grass farmers. Margaret: Appropriations bills are passed annually. The nuts and bolts are put together on key sub- ... state and local level - city and county councils, school districts, etc. Make food more available, incentives for healthy corner stores, better bus routes to reach underserved communities. Local Food Policy ...
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In Food, Big Money Still Goes to Corporate Agribusiness & Big Corporations
Food Safety Mad Cow Irradiation Perchlorate Fair Trade/Social Justice Buy Local Movement Protest Starbucks Farm Issues Honey Bees Supporting Local ... and feeding their kids, between medicine and food, or between utility bills and meals. The media mantra updated: If ... We need to change the culture, start celebrating local production and local food. We need to distance ourselves from the packages ...
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