ROC and Grassroots Allies Help Move Transformative Bill Forward

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Roots of Change Reaction to the April 9, 2019 Historic Vote in the Assembly Health Committee to Make California Healthy with A 2-cent tax on sugary drinks. We are a long way from the finish line, but the California Assembly Health Committee made a historic first step by advancing Assembly Bill (AB) 138, the California … Continue reading ROC and Grassroots Allies Help Move Transformative Bill Forward

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4 Minutes on Healthy Food and Farming: Food is the Basis to our Health

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This is Flipping the Table and I am Michael Reid Dimock with four minutes on Healthy Food and Farming. Food is pleasure. Food is culture. Food is nutrition, the basis of our health. And that is my focus today. Our nation has a malnutrition challenge. There is a two headed monster running amuck. One is … Continue reading 4 Minutes on Healthy Food and Farming: Food is the Basis to our Health

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Time for a Healthy California Fund: two cents for prevention will reduce suffering and save hundreds of billions

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The California Legislature has committed to maintain the golden state’s progressive values and leadership in the Trump era. I appreciate this commitment, but see a gap between words and actions. The Legislature refuses to consider the most progressive public health measure ever proposed in our state: a health impact fee on sugary beverages to fund … Continue reading Time for a Healthy California Fund: two cents for prevention will reduce suffering and save hundreds of billions

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Farm to Table Talk Interview with Michael R. Dimock

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Farm to Table Talk interview with @MichaelRDimock  related to the food movement (by Rodger Wasson).  What is it? How did it begin and grow? Where is it today? Michael puts the focus on the need for more effective policy work by connecting grass roots communities to policy organizations working the halls of capitol buildings across … Continue reading Farm to Table Talk Interview with Michael R. Dimock

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