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Civil Eats

Bio Daily news about the U.S. food system. James Beard Publication of the Year. Support independent media: civileats.com/donate/ civileats.com/subscribe/
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Buffer : The Trump Administration took a step on Friday to severely weaken state regulation of pesticides, taking away a tool that state regulatory officials say helps protect farmworkers and the environment. buff.ly/374NM1J InvestigateMidwest

Buffer : Seems like a good way to start this week. Key insight: "I have come to think of November, National Native American Heritage Month, as the Moon of Explaining Indians to White People." - 'This Thanksgiving, Try Something New: Decolonize Your Mind' - civileats.com/2018/11/22/thi…

Buffer : "The government should close indoor dining and drinking to slow infection rates. It should also give bar and restaurant owners money to keep paying their staff and cover losses." buff.ly/36IOrpl Slate

Buffer : As calls for reparations continue, multiple efforts are afoot to begin to help Black farmers gain access to land and rebuild stolen wealth and labor. buff.ly/35DyscY

Buffer : Regenerative practitioners say that healthy soil eventually leads to reducing synthetic chemicals. But some advocates say those chemicals have damaging effects and should be addressed. buff.ly/2NPl2lp

Buffer : As many as 1 in 12 cases of COIV-19 through late July can be tied to to outbreaks at meatpacking plants and subsequent spread in surrounding communities.
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Buffer : It shouldn't be about politics but this is the reality of living as a progressive in a red county (in a blue state). STILL. Great reporting by Jenny Splitter @civileats civileats.com/2020/10/05/a-d…

Buffer : "A decade after writing a book about #agriculture's connection to #ClimateChange, Anna Lappé interviews the author of a new study that confirms we can’t bring down #emissions without addressing the #FoodSystem." | Civil Eats civileats.com/2020/11/18/new… #food-#footprint #ClimateAction

Twitter Web App : Regenerative turkeys — are they possible? Most of the folks I spoke to this piece say yes. But whether or not they'll be within reach for people who want a 15-pounder on Thanksgiving is another question entirely. #regenerativeagriculture
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Buffer : “It’s not that they can’t offer their current menu. They have to add some additional healthy components—and they have five years to do that.” buff.ly/2IJeiFw

Buffer : “We’re inching along. I think it’s going to be in more demand as people get back closer to where their food comes from.” - Heidi Dieste, Diestel Family Ranch buff.ly/35VAV2s

Buffer : Turkey farmers are getting on the regenerative bandwagon. But experts say the birds must be part of a larger regenerative farming system to warrant the term. Twilight Greenaway reports on a ‘regenerative’ Thanksgiving turkey buff.ly/35VAV2s

Buffer : Left to fend for themselves as the coronavirus spread and New Yorkers lost their jobs en masse, undocumented immigrants turned to one of the few options left: selling food on the street. buff.ly/3pvh3Lg The New York Times

Buffer : “#COVID19 has not only exacerbated food insecurity in Detroit. It also spotlights the role of school districts in meeting essential human needs,” via Civil Eats: bit.ly/38SnwKy

Buffer : “Every time I see those numbers when we're doing our payouts… I think of it as power money and system changing money.” buff.ly/3pKWuus Scalawag