Tag Archives: produce

  • Podcast

    CropMobster: How To Put Your Local Food System To Its Highest Use

    A plug-and-play solution for any community
    by Adam Taggart

    Monday, June 5, 2017, 9:05 PM

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    In the developed world, we waste a LOT of food.

    In America alone, it’s estimated that up to 40 percent of the post-harvest food supply is discarded, according to The Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. That represents more than 1,200 calories per day for every man, woman, and child in the U.S. — just thrown into the trash. Yet at the same time we have food access issues and nutritional deficits that result in widescale health problems and hunger nationwide, despite having more than enough nutritional calories to go around. Our food system is a mess — and it doesn’t have to be that way.

    In this week's podcast, we talk with Nick Papadopoulos, founder of CropMobster; an innovative company focused on helping communities dramatically improve the potential of their local food sheds. Nick explains how CropMobster provides a platform that any community can build on to connect local producers with local consumers in ways that boost economic development, reduce wastage of food and other resources, and assist local hunger relievers:

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  • Blog

    Daily Digest 2/16 – Beware Gold And Silver ETFs, Strategies To Rein In Debt, Global Food Prices Rising Rapidly

    by saxplayer00o1

    Wednesday, February 16, 2011, 3:45 PM

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    • Investor Beware – Gold ETFs – Silver ETFs – Expensive & Risky
    • Dave Morgan & Mike Maloney – Gold Confiscation
    • Unemployed ‘99ers’ take on the Capitol
    • Flint City Councilman Dale Weighill: Some on council willing to explore state takeover, municipal bankruptcy
    • Could bankruptcy solve Camden’s woes?
    • AISD trustees discuss slashing more than 1,000 jobs
    • Geithner: Entitlements Key to Rein in Debt
    • Parking ticket fees could rise (Alameda)
    • ‘Speed on green’ to offset budget cuts: police (Calgary)
    • North Sea one-year output takes a dive
    • Valley truckers hit hard by rising diesel prices (California)
    • Overseas demand, unrest could drive up gasoline prices in United States
    • World Bank: Food prices at “dangerous levels”
    • Companies Warn That Higher Prices Are Looming
    • Cotton may force retail prices to rise
    • Clothing Prices Set To Rise This Spring
    • Produce prices on the rise in Idaho
    • High Sugar Prices Hit Bakeries, Confectioners
    • Fed’s Lacker: Food, Energy Price Rise Definitely A Concern
    • Crop Prices Push Up Farmland Value
    • Milk production and milk prices expected to be higher in 2011
    • Candy Shop Gets Creative to Keep Chocolate Prices Stable
    • Tomato prices soar after cold weather kill-off
    • Corn prices increasing, what’ll it mean for grocery costs?
    • Global wheat prices could soar as China struggles with drought

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