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Originally published on Seacoast Online . By David Goethel Posted Oct 31, 2019 at 11:43 AMUpdated Oct 31, 2019 at 12:07 PM According to a study released in 2012 by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, between 3.9 and 4.5 billion people get all or most of their protein sustenance from wild caught seafood. The Commerce Department reports that, despite having one of the largest
Guest post by Curtis Ogden of the Interaction Institute for Social Change “Nothing about us without us is for us.” South African slogan “What is missing from the policy analyst’s tool kit – and from the set of accepted, well-developed theories of human organization – is an adequately specified theory of collective action whereby a group of principals can organize themselves voluntarily to retain
Guest post by Cathy Stanton, resident of North-central Massachusetts Even here in the bluest of states, there were splotches of red in the 2016 election, and our store is in a town in one of those splotches. This week, voters resoundingly defeated a tax override that would have kept town functions going at their already-less-than-minimal level. Now we’re looking at further cuts in services,
Originally published in the June 3, 2019 issue of VermontBiz . Vermont Business Magazine Vermont still ranks at the top of the Strolling of the Heifers Locavore Index, meaning that it has the strongest producers and consumers of local food of any of the 50 states. But the rest of the Index has been considerably shaken up by new data derived from the recent Census of Agriculture conducted by the U
We are honored to offer this guest post for this year's 21-Day Racial Equity Challenge by John Fisk, Director of Strategy and Partnerships at the Wallace Center . What does it mean to center racial equity and inclusion in our work? For us, a national level organization seeking to shift our food system, the answer is a journey, both a personal and organizational one. When the Wallace Center was