Jenny’s Food and Ag Update for August 18, 2014

Jenny's Food and Ag Update
Eye On The Prize: Addressing A Food Desert In Oakland (Forbes)

No Appetite for Fixing School Lunch (Common Dreams)

Communal Lands: Theater of Operations for the Counterinsurgency (Truthout)

The Percentage Of Americans Who Can’t Afford Food Hasn’t Budged Since The Recession Peaked (Huffington Post)

Report: Hunger in America 2014 (Feeding America)

Teaching a humonguous foundation to listen to small farmers (Grist)

Missouri’s Right to Farm Law Divides the State (Modern Farmer)

Cannabis-Based Batteries Could Charge Your Phone in Seconds – And Change the Way We Store Energy (AlterNet)

Iowa’s Corn Farmers Learn To Adapt To Weather Extremes (NPR)

Farmers Need To Get ‘Climate Smart’ To Prep For What’s Ahead (NPR)

Photos: Fighting to Save the Icelandic Goat (Modern Farmer)

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