As schools across the nation grapple with how to feed kids healthier, more sustainable food on tight budgets, an inspiring story from Northern California provides a roadmap for change.
TIAA’s “Responsible Investment in Farmland” report series highlights the fact that in 2011 TIAA was one of a group of businesses that developed the Principles of Responsible Investment (PRI) Farmland Guidelines, which are supposed to guide ins tu onal investors who wish to invest in farmland in a responsible manner.
Oxitec has genetically engineered the Aedes aegypti mosquito, known to transmit tropical diseases like dengue fever, zika, and chikungunya.
Oxitec, una empresa de biotecnología, está cabildeando a niveles estatales y locales a Florida (FL) y Texas (TX) para que aprueben la liberación de al menos 500 millones de sus mosquitos transgénicos a estas comunidades.
As Congress develops urgently needed additional legislation to address the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, on behalf of the California communities that we serve, we urge legislators to do much more to ensure that healthy, safe and affordable food is available to all, and to minimize the challenges facing farmers, food workers and farmworkers who are risking their own health to keep our food system going
On behalf of our millions of members and supporters across the country, we are writing to urge you to prioritize family-scale producers and local and regional food systems in Congress’ efforts to provide relief for those affected by the COVID-19 virus.