RFH Featured in Civil Eats Article Rotary First Harvest is helping to get produce onto hungry people’s plates and spearheading farm-to-food-bank programs in Washington State, which is saving ugly and surplus produce every year. Read the full article here RFH Produce Recovery Guide A hardworking team of volunteers at Seattle Give Camp , updated the Produce Recovery Guide. New features to the Guide include consolidation of…
Why you probably don't need to splurge on organic produce, according to a toxicologist
All you need to know about whether or not to buy organic produce comes down to one little phrase: 'The dose makes the poison.'
What do we need to fight climate change? More worms.
A new Yale-led study shows that worms and other soil-dwelling critters could help curb carbon emissions and fight global warming.
Why doesn’t the housing market produce the housing we need?
To understand why this is happening, we need to review the basic laws of supply and demand In a well-functioning market, increases in demand are met with increases in supply that moderate price increases. For example, let’s say Starbucks develops a wildly popular new chocolate drink. In the short run, the increased demand for cocoa …
How a fight over windows tells you everything you need to know about historic preservation
The preservation of landmark buildings is dictated as much by what we see through as what we see.
Seasonal Produce Guide
Seasonal Produce Guide - What's in Season? This guide can help you explore different fruits and vegetables throughout the year. Seasonal produce in your area will vary by growing conditions and weather. Remember, fresh, frozen, canned, and dried: it all counts toward your MyPlate goals!
How to Produce Static Electricity
Sometimes electric charges build up on the surface of a body when it is rubbed against another one. The rubbing action causes electrons in one body to move from one place to another. This moving and interchanging of electrons leaves a surplus amount of positive charge on one body and an equal amount of negative …
Why social protection holds the key to fighting hunger
5 positive impacts of social protection measures 08 Jul 2015 What happens when money is given directly to people living in dire conditions? Will children be better nourished? Will families be more productive or will they become dependent? Will economies grow stronger? Today, some 70 percent of the world population, most of which live in rural areas, have no access to adequate social protection measures. For…
How Mass-Produced Meat Turned Phosphorus Into Pollution
Phosphorus is one of the nutrients that plants need to grow, and for most of human history, farmers always needed more of it. But excess phosphorus, either from manure or manufactured fertilizer, can run off into streams and lakes and become an ecological disaster.
Ottawa County United Way collecting school supplies for children in need
Greater Ottawa County United Way needs the community's help to "stuff the bus" with school supplies for children in need.
Back-to-School Toolkit: How to Get the Classroom Supplies You Need
A teacher sees an empty classroom like a painter sees a blank canvas. Where we might see blank walls and empty bulletin boards, they understand its potential as a work of art, as a safe, creative space where learning can flourish. But just like a painter won’t get anywhere without brushes, a teacher needs the …
What The Ugly Produce Debate Gets Wrong And What It Gets Right
Debate about whether the ugly produce movement in fact addresses food waste has raised larger questions about what kinds of solutions are needed.
What's in Season: Spring Produce
Along with blooming flowers, young leaves, and green grass, spring time also brings fresh spring produce in Massachusetts.
United Way and Publix donating thousands of school supplies to local kids in need
COLUMBUS, Ga.- Thousands of school supplies are set to be given away in the Valley to kids in need.
United Way in need of school supplies for Stuff the Bus campaign
While many families are enjoying the summer break, some folks are already preparing for next school year.United Way and the Columbus Young Professionals are teaming up to help at-risk youth get the...
How to Produce a Discursive Essay
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How to Produce a Concern Thanks
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How Alma's Produce Grower Squeezed a Farm into Packed Venice
There's farming, there's urban farming, and then there's urban culinary farming. Courtney Guerra, 33, has done the latter for two years in an assortment of raised beds, hydroponic cylinders and a makeshift greenhouse at her Flower Ave Garden. Its location? In the most unlikely of places — just off Lincoln...
How Acids and Bases Produce Colors
There are various experiments in Science, particularly in Chemistry, that prove to be interesting for the students and at the same time, for those who are observing them. For example, the reaction of Sodium and Potassium with water produces hydrogen gas but with a blast that often surprises the observers. Similarly, burning up a magnesium …
How to Make Mass-Produced Wine Taste Great
A typical bottle of Napa Cabernet owes more to lab-coat-wearing chemists than to barefoot grape stompers. Here’s a look at the secret ingredients and behind-the-scenes manipulation that go into crafting the perfect pour.