04 Apr '11, 6pm

NEW REPORT: Green Jobs in a Sustainable Food System — Green For All

Our food system is broken. A system that fails to meet basic food needs for millions of Americans - while some 40 percent of all food produced is thrown away and not eaten - is one that needs fixing. There are more than 50 million people in the US today who live in food insecure households, with African American and Latino households being amongst the most vulnerable. The US food industry is one of the most productive in the world and a significant driver of our economy. Yet, it is also a system that places our health, our environment and our livelihoods at risk. Obesity and diabetes rates are on the rise, agricultural runoff is the biggest source of pollution in our rivers and lakes, and it is the site of some of the most dangerous and exploitative labor practices in the country. The good news is that communities across the country are addressing this crisis in innovative...

Full article: http://www.greenforall.org/blog/green-jobs-in-a-sustainab...

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