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U.S. Food Deserts Mapped

As part of an initiative to increase access to fresh and healthy food the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has launched a new online tool highlighting the nation’s food deserts. These are defined as census tract areas with poverty … Continue reading

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Seasonal Ingredients

Foodie website Epicurious has put together a neat little interactive map displaying in-season produce across the USA. You can click on each State to get a list of fresh, locally grown ingredients for the current month and navigate through to … Continue reading

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Countries vulnerable to the global food crisis

According to the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) global food prices dropped slightly in March, however this comes after eight consecutive months of rises and prices are still 37 per cent higher than they were this time last … Continue reading

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