food security

New ‘Alarming’ Research Shows Nearly 1 in 5 Children in US Going Without Enough Food Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Want to help locally? REDWOOD EMPIRE FOOD BANK VOLUNTEER LINK “In the Survey of Mothers with Young Children, 17.4% of mothers with children ages 12 and under reported that since the pandemic started, “the children in my household were not eating enough because we just couldn’t afford enough food.” Of those mothers, 3.4% reported that it …

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The Ozone Layer Is Healing, New Study Finds

“It heralds a rare success in the reversal of environmental damage and shows that global action can make a difference” The Ozone Layer Is Healing, New Study Finds The ozone layer over Antarctica is on the mend, and that has knock-on effects for circulating air currents. (photo: Alamy) By Louise Boyle, The Independent 27 March 20 …

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USDA will appeal order blocking it from purging food stamp recipients | TheHill

“Especially now, as a global pandemic poses widespread health risks, guaranteeing that government officials at both the federal and state levels have flexibility to address the nutritional needs of residents and ensure their well-being through programs like SNAP, is essential,” Howell wrote in her ruling. Asked for comment, the Department of Agriculture told the AP the …

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Ecowatch: Urban farming This Urban Farm Grows Strawberries in Shipping Containers in Central Paris

urban farming This Urban Farm Grows Strawberries in Shipping Containers in Central Paris Modern Farmer Apr. 04, 2019 10:46AM EST Food Mónica R. Goya By Mónica R. Goya Agricool is a Parisian urban agriculture tech start-up that recently raised $28 million to scale its business: growing strawberries in reclaimed shipping containers in central Paris using …

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