Can the Foodie Trend Also Help Food Workers?

Can the Foodie Trend Also Help Food Workers? Michelle Chen The Nation. What your community eats is based on what feeds into your social system. In Los Angeles, on one end of the food chain, in goes massive regional agricultural production, the labor of more than a million workers, and a transnational [...]

2017-05-18T19:10:59+00:00November 4th, 2014|

LA School District Uses Its Spending Power to Support Local Farms, Workers’ Rights, and Kids’ Nutrition

LA School District Uses Its Spending Power to Support Local Farms, Workers’ Rights, and Kids’ Nutrition J. Mijin Cha YES! Magazine We face two equally urgent and significant crises: rising inequality and climate change. Rising inequality is not only morally unacceptable; it also hinders economic growth. Climate change is already impactingevery part of [...]

2017-05-18T19:11:00+00:00October 17th, 2014|

L.A. Unified’s local food push is healthy for area economy too

L.A. Unified's local food push is healthy for area economy too Teresa Watanabe Los Angeles Times The savory smell of nutmeg and cinnamon wafts through the Azusa bakery, where dozens of workers in blue gloves and hairnets cook up L.A. Unified's newest star product. The "Glorious Morning" muffin is chewy and moist, [...]

2017-05-18T19:11:00+00:00November 24th, 2013|
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