Tree Top, a cooperative of more than 1,000 growers, now saves almost 600 million pounds of ugly apples each year by processing them into apple juice, applesauce, and apple bits for oatmeal, among other products.
With the Obama Administration coming to a close, a new agriculture secretary will preside over the USDA next year. Food Tank has hand-picked visionaries in the food system whose experience and qualifications make them ideal choices.
The Good Food Org Guide includes at least 10 organizations from each state and serves as a resource for American eaters, businesses, farmers, and funders to find nearby organizations working to cultivate a better food system.
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Beginning in 2009, the US has entered into numerous organic equivalency arrangements with other countries, including Canada, the European Union, Japan, Switzerland, South Korea, and is currently in the process of establishing an arrangement with Mexico.
The Caribbean region includes seven of the world’s 36 water-stressed countries in the world. A UN report found that the region is expected to see an increase in the intensity and frequency of droughts due to climate change.