Sustainability Matters: October 23, 2015

 

Buying local doesn’t necessarily mean avoiding pesticides. [Grist

 

Subway is the latest fast food chain to make the switch to antibiotic-free meat. [NPR

 

Farmers guilds across the country are bringing first-time farmers into the fold by sharing knowledge and advice. [Modern Farmer

 

Could Yelp be a tool for tracking food poisoning outbreaks? [The Atlantic

 

Too few cooks in the kitchen: a new report reveals the restaurant industry is struggling with a shortage of skilled hands... Read more >

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What We're Reading: October 30, 2014

 

Trace the path of peanuts from field to jar of Jif. [The Kitchn

 

A reason to bag your produce: a new study finds supermarket conveyer belts are covered in germs. [Food Politic

 

Fast food workers in Denmark make a minimum of $20/hr. [NYT

 

A bubbly breakdown of the differences between club soda, seltzer, and tonic water. [... Read more >

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Sustainability Matters: February 21, 2014

 

Exposing food waste, a photographer documents "defective carrots" that are deemed too ugly to make it to supermarket shelves. [Treehugger]

 

In response to widespread consumer concern, meat-industry giants announce antibiotic-free chicken. [NPR]

 

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations sees small farmers as key to the development of sustainable food systems and food security. [The Guardian]

 

Consumer Reports investigates arsenic in the food system and what you can do about it. [... Read more >

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