Jenny’s Food and Ag Update for November 17, 2014

Jenny's Food and Ag Update

Land, Co-ops, Compost: A Local Food Economy Emerges in Boston’s Poorest Neighborhoods (Truthout)

Africa: Urban Farming Covers an Area the Size of Europe (EU), More Growth Needed – Study (AllAfrica)

Study: Global assessment of urban and peri-urban agriculture: irrigated and rainfed croplands (Environmental Research Letters)

Protecting Seeds and Their Stories: The Sacred in Everyday Life (Nation of Change)

Don’t ask how to feed the 9 billion (NYT)

The fight for seed sovereignty in Ghana (World Development Movement)

Why We Need a Policy for Food, Health and Wellbeing (Union of Concerned Scientists)

Rethinking School Lunch Oakland (OUSD Central Kitchen)

Inside School Food: Episode 21 – Sustainable California Chicken for California Kids (Heritage Radio Network)

Millions of Ladybugs Converge in Oakland Redwoods (The Bold Italic)

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