February 28th, 2013 - Jill Ettinger
Efforts to decrease food waste have led the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) to launch a new campaign calling on new ways to utilize and sell “ugly” fruits and vegetables.
Read More:New UN Food Waste Recovery Program Targets “Ugly” Fruits and Vegetables
October 23rd, 2012 - Jill Ettinger
In a report released yesterday by the American Academy of Pediatrics, the organization cites benefits for children who eat organic food and a diet rich in fruits and vegetables—organic or not.
Read More:Kids Benefit from Eating Organic Food, Cites New Report
September 16th, 2011 - Jill Ettinger
Washington D.C. area neighborhoods considered “food deserts” will soon have access to fresh fruits and vegetables via a converted school bus “Mobile Market” courtesy of a local non-profit group comprised of nine restaurants. The Neighborhood Restaurant Group’s market on wheels will bring healthy food options to communities where a majority of the people living there are at or below the poverty line.
Read More:Mobile Market to Hit D.C. ‘Food Deserts’ with Fresh Eats
June 15th, 2011 - Jill Ettinger
Louisiana’s legislature is considering a bill that would offer financial rewards to area restaurants that use locally grown fruits and vegetables in their menu items.
Read More:Louisiana Bill to Reward Restaurants that Go Local