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This Week in Eco News - May 27, 2016

This week's Eco News features stories about agriculture's heavy contribution to air pollution; the ins and outs of food labeling; a feast for 5,000 made entirely of food waste - and much more!

This Week in Eco News - May 20, 2016

This week's Eco News features stories about expansive poultry recalls; the health benefits of organic versus conventional; the glyphosate debate - and much more!

This Week in Eco News - May 13, 2016

This week's Eco News features stories about why the poultry industry is trying to slow down chicken growth; how Rutgers managed to bring back the vintage and beloved Jersey tomato; the gap between the food we cook and the food we talk about - and much more!

EPA Gives Water Footprint Calculator its Highest Award

It's been a year since the relaunch of the Water Footprint Calculator, and the good news keeps flowing. The tool was recently selected to receive a 2016 Environmental Champion Award from the Environmental Protection Agency, the agency's highest recognition.

This Week in Eco News - May 6, 2016

This week's Eco News features the following stories: Do You Eat? Then You Should Care About Agriculture Policy; Feeding the 5000 Addresses Food Waste with Free Meals in Union Square; Babies Who Eat Rice Cereal Have Higher Arsenic Levels, Study Finds - and much more!

This Week in Eco News - April 29, 2016

This week's Eco News features the following stories: Programs Help Move Vets Into Farming; Glyphosate Found in Popular Breakfast Foods; Walt Disney Parks to Only Use Cage-Free Eggs - and much more!

Why Don't All Farms Use Drip Irrigation?

Many Californians are looking at their brown lawns and wondering why all farmers don't make the switch to drip irrigation. That would free up more water for cities, right? Read on for the answers - plus everything you ever wanted to know about farm irrigation, and what it all means for water conservation.

This Week in Eco News - April 22, 2016

This week's Eco News features the following stories: Nicholas Kristof explores animal cruelty; Acreage for Genetically Modified Crops Declined in 2016; The Fight for Cage-Free Eggs - and much more!

This Week in Eco News - April 15, 2016

A lot of what sustainable food watchdogs do is look into big corporation's use of tiny things like antibiotics, medicine and seeds. This week's Eco News features stories of tiny things making big impacts.

This Week in Eco News - April 8, 2016

There are tons of ways people can make a difference in our food system! This week's Eco News highlights results from the work of various groups looking to forge a better food future. Read more and get inspired!

Why We Need a Spanish Water Footprint Calculator

Last month, GRACE released a Spanish version of our Water Footprint Calculator and water saving tips. This is a tremendous opportunity to spread the message about water conservation and efficiency to an audience that often gets ignored in eco-minded efforts.

This Week in Eco News - April 1, 2016

Nothing really happened this week...April Fools! This week a ton of important news broke in the world of sustainable food, and we've rounded them up for this iteration of Eco News! Enjoy!

This Week in Eco News - March 25, 2016

As things like food systems, consumer demand, governments and big corporations change, it's very important to look at potential impacts. This week's Eco News features fascinating stories and investigations of the impacts of some of these big changes. Get the details by reading more!

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