Created by both the Michigan and Illinois State University Extension Programs, the Rural Resilience curriculum helps participants learn to recognize signs of stress, identify effective coping strategies, respond to suicidal behavior, and connect with appropriate resources.
In response to thousands of claims that its weedkiller Roundup causes cancer, the multinational corporation Bayer announced a new legal settlement. But according to student-led organization Herbicide-Free Campus, Bayer’s proposal falls short of protecting public health.
A coalition of over 200 U.S. fishers and seafood industry groups is working to increase federal aid for fishing operations impacted by COVID-19.
According to EU Agriculture Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski, the pandemic underscores the critical need for a more sustainable, self-reliant European food system, which the new Farm to Fork Strategy is designed to achieve.
The new FEMA Empowering Essential Deliveries Act will ease restrictions on federal aid to help state governments enlist restaurants for emergency food preparation.
Rethink Food, a nonprofit that reduces and reuses excess food from restaurants and grocery stores, launched several emergency programs to create jobs and distribute meals to people in need.
Faced with nation-wide closures in response to COVID-19, school authorities and partners are stepping up to feed the 30 million children depending on school food service each day.
An open letter to congress signed by 54 organizations calls for stimulus funding for small farms and farm workers in response to COVID-19.