Tag: CIW

We Need Complete Streets and Transit, Jobs that Break the Cycle of Poverty, Safe Food and Transparency

1. We need to encourage walking and cycling to help increase physical activity and prevent obesity. To do this, we need to have policies on transportation that encourage walking and cycling for daily travel. Completes Streets are streets that are designed for everyone, including pedestrians, cyclists, motorists and transit users of all ages.  A bill […]

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Coalition of Immokalee Workers in Cleveland, will need your support in Columbus

Did you know that 90% of tomatoes consumed in the US come from Florida? I didn’t until I started thinking about where my food comes from. After all, being a dietitian I am supposed help people “choose” (to purchase) foods that should be included in a healthy diet. Of course, one big problem is that […]

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Foodopoly podcast and Fair Food Program Event in Cleveland

Wenonah Hauter, executive director of Food & Water Watch and author of Foodopoly was featured on this week’s episode of Making Contact. I haven’t finished reading Foodopoly yet, but was planning to do a few posts about the book, so might as well start with some points from the show.

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