March 15, 2013
by Kaid Benfield
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Five ways to rock the Irish green on St Paddy’s day

Kaid Benfield, Director, Sustainable Communities, Washington, DC
 
Since I happen to love Ireland – for me it’s not a family thing so much as a land-and-culture admiration thing – I herewith present five ways to … Continue reading

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February 20, 2013
by Kaid Benfield
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The link between sustainable farming and sustainable communities

Kaid Benfield, Director, Sustainable Communities, Washington, DC
   
About ten miles northwest of downtown Boise sits a 60-acre organic farm that appears to be doing everything right.  This is a story about sustainab… Continue reading

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August 14, 2012
by Johanna Dyer
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Another Kind of Farmers’ Market for NYC

Johanna Dyer, Attorney, New York
I hope you all enjoyed National Farmers’ Market Week as much as I did last week! To commemorate it, I stopped by my local Union Square market (more than once, I must confess) to buy some fresh, hea… Continue reading

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May 25, 2012
by Jonathan Kaplan
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Food becomes an official NRDC interest area

Jonathan Kaplan, Senior Policy Specialist, San Francisco
In the latest indicator of NRDC’s growing commitment to sustainable food systems, our communications team posted the first ever NRDC food page last week.  My favorite a… Continue reading

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April 25, 2012
by Johanna Dyer
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The Prince’s Speech on Food

Johanna Dyer, Legal Fellow, New York
As the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee continues its Farm Bill discussions this month, it’s a good time to take a look at America’s broken food system and how it contributes to so many … Continue reading

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May 11, 2011
by Frances Beinecke
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Congressional Leaders and Prince Charles Call for Transforming Farming and Ag Subsidies

Frances Beinecke, President of NRDC, New York City Last week I had the opportunity to hear His Royal Highness Prince Charles speak at a conference on sustainable agriculture at Georgetown University. Together with several leaders—including author… Continue reading

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August 25, 2010
by NRDC News
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Oil drilling reform and seafood safety testing needed; Reno, Nevada, is "Smart City"

In a Bloomberg story, David Pettit suggested that while the Obama administration may agree to an early end for its moratorium on deep-water oil, complying with new safety standards may still take months… In an op-ed article published in The Scie… Continue reading

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