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how healthy is eagle rock’s food environment

I wrote a piece for Patch Eagle Rock about the food environment in the neighborhood.

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Posted in Built Environment, Food and Transportation, Grocery Accountability Project, Streets

Pixies for the People: a new WIC Local Food Line

Can you hear the chanting? “Pixies for the People!” How about the drums? “Pixies for the People!” Pixie Tangerines, that is, not Tinker Bell. When I first learned of this initiative to provide free fruit, fresh from the farm for

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Posted in Farm to WIC

land of sunshine: strategies for urban agriculture

With Thanksgiving approaching, I’m going to post some thoughts about about food politics and policies in Los Angeles. I’ll break it into three angles. First, for taday, the Land of Sunshine, a short history of how we used to grown

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Posted in Urban Environment

Farm To School Portal on the menu for National School Lunch Week

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 15, 2007 Contact: Debra Eschmeyer Tel: 419.753.3412; Cell: 202.557.6942l deschmeyer[at]oxy.edu New tool provides innovative approaches to tackle childhood obesity and loss of family farms LOS ANGELES — As a means to support community-based food systems, strengthen family

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Posted in Farm to School, Press Release

Bill McKibben in Pasadena

The Urban & Environmental Policy Institute, Progressive Christians Uniting and Sierra Club present: the Eighth Day Conference: Faith Activism and Environmental Justice with keynote speaker Bill McKibben Download a flyer here for more information. The first part of the conference

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Posted in Environment, Urban Environment
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