Two cents for prevention will reduce suffering and save hundreds of billions

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Two cents for prevention will reduce suffering and save hundreds of billions The California Legislature is abuzz with internal debates about its priorities in the Trump era. It is imperative that we remind them there is one public health crisis unfolding today for which action must be taken now: the Diabetes epidemic that arises from … Continue reading Two cents for prevention will reduce suffering and save hundreds of billions

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Food Tank Closing Keynote by Michael Dimock (video clip)

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Closing Keynote by Michael Dimock, Food Tank Summit, Sacramento, September 22, 2016. Introduction by Danielle Nierenberg.

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Farm Tank Summit – Closing Keynote by Michael R. Dimock

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Michael R. Dimock’s Closing Keynote, Inaugural Farm Tank Summit, Sacramento, California, September 22, 2016: Good afternoon! It has been a pleasure and an honor to share this day in which we heard from an amazing line up of inspired, inspiring and action oriented speakers. Let’s hear it for them all! So I am the last guy … Continue reading Farm Tank Summit – Closing Keynote by Michael R. Dimock

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A nutrition program California should stop starving now

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Last year, California passed a modest bill that should have been a no-brainer. The California Nutrition Incentives Act set up a program to discount fruits and vegetables for CalFresh shoppers at farmers markets and farm stands. Like the wholesome produce it was aimed at, the new program had ridiculous upsides: Healthier food for low-income families. … Continue reading A nutrition program California should stop starving now

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A ROC Call to Action!

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We need your voice today! ROC has been working with many allies since February to win a $5 million budget request to support nutrition incentives that help low income families afford fresh produce at farmers markets, farm stands, locally owned retail and through a CSA subscription program. We’ve gotten the request approved by the California … Continue reading A ROC Call to Action!

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