Highlights of Today’s News Focusing on Organic, Food, and the Environment

August 17th, 2011 | Simcha Weinstein | Comments Off on Highlights of Today’s News Focusing on Organic, Food, and the Environment

Rather than choosing one topic today to focus on and discuss, I thought a nice variation might be for me to point you in the direction of some interesting articles that provide some good reading and excellent information – focusing, of course, on organic foods and our environment. Enjoy the articles.

A rising sophomore at Boston College spent most of this past July driving out west on his vegetable oil-fueled 1983 Mercedes. He made frequent stops at fast food restaurants, but not for the food. To read the entire article, click here.

The US Department of Agriculture announced today historic school nutrition reforms and improvements that students and families will see in the new school year. The reforms, delivered through the Healthy, Hunger-​Free Kids Act of 2010, are improving the nutritional quality of school meals and bolstering the entire school environment. To read the entire article, click here.

An increasing number of colleges across the country are offering students degree or certificate programs in organic and sustainable agriculture – good news. To read the entire article, click here.