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Our Collective Love of Red Meat

Blub, Cluck, Oink and Moo
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Boy!

For those of you who read last week, that was the answer to our question. We are so very excited, and we are grateful that our baby is looking good and healthy on the ultrasound.

Now, on to this week’s post. Growing up, I had the inestimable blessing of a Southern mother who made dinner for the family most nights. This meant that I ate well. Mom, I didn’t say this enough back then, but thank you!

Next Steps: Working Toward a Sustainable Food Future

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Achieving global food security is important to every person on this planet.  It is an issue that sits at the heart of our ability to forge a sustainable future, feed a growing population, tackle climate change, and deliver long-term prosperity to an increasingly diverse base of farmers.  Working to move a highly complex system like global food production toward a more sustainable future requires that all stakeholders have a seat at the table as well as inclusive, collaborative solutions, based on sound science and supported by relentless innovation.   

Supporting Our Farmers To End Hunger

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The Sealed Air Food Care division has a long standing legacy as a contributing member of the agricultural industry, which is responsible for putting food on tables across the globe.

The Land Institute Adds $1,000 Prize to Biomimicry Global Design Challenge

A call for bold ideas for a new agricultural paradigm
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March 9, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The Land Institute has dedicated the past 40 years to researching a new way to grow our food that mimics the fertility and resilience of natural systems like prairies.

National Black Farmers Association Opens 2016 Scholarship Application Period

Summary: 
  • Scholarships funded by the FCA Foundation support the development of a new generation of African-American farmers
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  • Scholarships funded by the FCA Foundation support the development of a new generation of African-American farmers

The Poetry of a Campfire

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Carbon is not our enemy. It is the basis of life, working in tandem with the water and oxygen with which we are abundantly blessed to fashion all of the beauty of nature.

Let’s nerd out. Or at least I will. You don’t have to; you can just stop reading. Your call.

Why, you ask? Because I’m fascinated by the first law of thermodynamics. And by campfires (I’m currently sitting next to one). Campfires are basically the embodiment of the first law of thermodynamics.

Ray C. Anderson Foundation is New Sponsor for “Talk with Green Guy” Show

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February 29, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The Ray C. Anderson Foundation is the new sponsor of “Talk with Green Guy,” a rapidly growing weekly show hosted by Eric Moncrief on WGST 640 AM, which airs locally Sunday mornings at 9:00 a.m. Eastern with podcasts available at www.greenguymedia.com.

Albertsons Companies Celebrates International Women's Day

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March 8th is International Women’s Day, and while this day means different things to different people, it’s often seen as a time to reflect on progress and celebrate as women continue to make meaningful  contributions to social, economic, cultural, and political achievements worldwide.

Brightening Our Corner

Winter 2016
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Biomimicry Global Design Challenge 2016 is Open until May 11th

Sodexo Selected by the University of Maine System to Provide Contract Dining Operations at Six Institutions

Increased local sourcing and wellness are key focuses for the company’s planned operations
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., February 16, 2016 /3BL Media/ — The University of Maine System (UMS), the state’s largest educational enterprise, selected Sodexo, a leader in delivering sustainable, integrated facilities management and foodservice operations to provide dining hall, retail, and food catering services at six of the system’s seven universities. Through this five-year contract, with option for five one-year renewals, Sodexo will begin managing those services for the UMS starting on July 1, 2016.

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