While the webinar on a “Food System” report provided a viable discussion, it did not seem to suggest any solutions besides changing the system.
The farmers’ markets of agriculture-rich, Southern Maryland are like many across the nation: powered by small and medium-sized family-owned farms and growers.
Thanksgiving is a powder keg — jetlagged, hangry family members, cramped quarters, and spirited political debates with Uncle Bob palpably elevate the tension. You pray he succumbs to the post-gorge turkey coma (PSA: tryptophan doesn’t induce sleepiness) before going on a circular rant in your general direction. It’s the same predictable formula every year (at […]
Major public-health organizations are pushing for a cancer warning on all alcoholic beverages, arguing that it’s needed for transparency and honesty.
The problem with food evangelists is they ignore the huge population that doesn’t have a food choice and still needs access to nutritious, affordable food.
Does a food label wording falsely coax you into thinking something is healthier for you. Sure lots of them do. That’s the ‘healthy halo’ effect in marketing.
Kiss the Ground was a missed opportunity — and with too much bashing of farmers! Is it the worst ag film ever? No. Could it have been better? Absolutely.
The only way to help rural America have a broader voice is to have meaningful conversations about substance and policy and stay engaged.
Very rural areas in the United States have fewer mental health services for young people, yet that’s where the help is needed the most, says a study at the Washington State University College of Nursing, published in JAMA Network Open. Previous studies have shown that the suicide rate among young people in rural areas is […]