Please assist in a graduate student’s collection and preservation of the history of organic/sustainable agriculture in the midwestern and northeastern United States. Ms. Abbott is identifying key people, publications, and organizations that helped shape and promote organic/sustainable agriculture. Help Preserve the History of Organic/Sustainable Agriculture

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Purdue Extension’s Mastering Home Food Preservation Team will be offering a hybrid program providing four virtual sessions and three days of home food preservation methods labs held at Purdue University this summer. Mastering Home Food Preservation Program 2021

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As part of the Local Food Systems Response to COVID project, AMS partnered with 17 organizations to complete impact assessments of documenting COVID effects on their stakeholders in August 2020 and again in May 2021. In coordination with Local Food Systems Response to Covid’s Partners, the 2021 Impact Assessment report addresses six major topics including:…

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By: Kim Niewolny via Department of Agricultural, Leadership, & Community Education As part of the Local Food Systems Response to COVID project, AMS partnered with 17 organizations representing different sectors of local and regional food systems. Each organization completed impact assessments of documenting COVID effects on their stakeholders in August 2020 and again in May 2021. A few highlights…

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The Indiana Healthy Food Access Coalition met for an update on 6 October 2016 as part of the Indiana Local Food Summit. The morning agenda for the meeting follows: 10:00-10:30 am                Healthy Food Financing Initiatives Policy Danielle Patterson, American Heart Association 10:30-11:00 am                Report out from local town hall meetings Anthony Gillespie, Anye’ Carson, …

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or·gan·ic ôrˈɡanik/ adjective of, relating to, or derived from living matter. “organic soils” synonyms: living, live, animate, biological, biotic Like most Americans, you’re probably familiar with the term “Organic” as it pertains to food. Over the past decade, its status as a “health buzzword” has grown tremendously to the point where most folks believe that…

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In early June 2015, Congress passed the Country of Origin Labeling Amendments Act of 2015, which repeals the requirement that meat and poultry be labeled with the country of origin. The labeling requirement, COOL, originally was implemented in 2013 to allow consumers the right to information about the source of their food. The reasoning behind…

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