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Low food prices on the menu at Berlin agribiz trade fair

Berlin International Green Week, the world’s biggest food and agriculture industry trade fair, is celebrating its 80th anniversary this year. Low food prices caused by abundant supplies are putting pressure on producers. Berlin International Green Week is still going strong 80 years after its 1935 launch. This year, 1658 exhibitors from 68 countries are taking […]

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A Novel Solution to Land Tenure Issues for Women at Root of West Africa’s Food Insecurity

A Novel Solution to Land Tenure Issues for Women at Root of West Africa’s Food Insecurity 2015-01-14 Print   Boulder-based Agile International announces the final phase of its crowdfunding campaign to raise $6,000 for farming projects in Mali. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Agile International announces the final phase of its crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo.com to raise $6,000 […]

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Local food to eclipse organic, as consumers begin to doubt definition | Genetic Literacy Project

Local food to eclipse organic, as consumers begin to doubt definition Elizabeth Crawford | January 15, 2015 | New consumers continue to enter the organic category for the first time, but the health halo cast by the US Department of Agriculture’s certification is dimming as it becomes more mainstream and as shoppers’ interpretation of the […]

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Food forests growing in popularity

DAVE NICOLL It’s almost like having the produce section of a supermarket in your backyard… only it’s not quite as organised. Food forests, also known as forest gardening, are an easy to maintain and sustainable way of cultivating a garden by creating a mini ecosystem in your backyard. One of the world’s leading examples is […]

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