An Australian-based nonprofit recently released a documentary about Joel Salatin’s Polyface Farm. The film showcases the unique and sustainable farming style pioneered by the Salatin family in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.
The bean, touted for its nutritional punch and for its environmental sustainability, is invading the grocery store. In the United States, sales of beans and other pulses grew nearly three times faster than meat last year.
As part of a new campaign, the Center for Biological Diversity released food labels that tally the greenhouse gasses emitted, habitat lost, water used, and manure produced for every serving of beef, chicken, and pork in the United States.
Coca-Cola has put a stop to a Sprite ad campaign in Ireland after consumers took to social media to charge the campaign as sexist and offensive. It's not the first advertising-related controversy the beverage company has faced in recent months.
The benefits of summer feeding programs extend beyond fulfilling basic needs; they also provide safe places for youth, employment opportunities for community members, and allow families to extend their food budgets during the summer months.