Global Food

Explores how all countries depend on each other for food and how trade policy and regulations impact food supply, safety, and prices.
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What is the Farm Bill — and why should you care?

The Dirt: Yesterday, June 13th, the United States Senate met to discuss the 2018 Farm Bill. This bill affects the lives of all Americans, but many of us don’t even know about it. Furthermore, the Bill is incredibly comprehensive and can be difficult to understand. D2D...

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Dirt-to-Dinner Journey: Coffee

Do you know where your coffee comes from? How it is grown, harvested, processed, and roasted? Coffee is so much more than a wonderful morning pick-me-up.

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D2D on the Farm: America’s Salad Bowl

Did you know that 80% of the leafy greens and berries grown in the USA during the spring, summer, and fall come from the same region? Join D2D as we explore the farms of Salinas Valley, CA!

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What is NAFTA?

The North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA, is a free trade agreement between Canada, Mexico, and the United States. Do you know how the elimination of NAFTA

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Stonyfield’s Marketing Misstep

Stonyfield yogurt is under fire. After posting a controversial video marketing their organic yogurt as “safer for children”, consumers fought back…and rightfully so! Fear-based marketing is misleading and harmful to customers.

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Fish, Feed, and Food in the Fjords

D2D recently had the opportunity to visit salmon farms in Norway. We were able to experience the impressive undertaking of these aquacultures first hand. Unfortunately, the sustainability of farmed salmon continues to be misunderstood. So, we are thrilled to be able to share this experience with our readers and educate on this important industry.

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A Journey from Dirt-to-Dinner: Milk

In our new series, “From Dirt-to-Dinner,” the D2D team will bring transparency to the production and processing of a specific food product. In our first journey, we are putting milk under the microscope.  We will take you from the dairy farm to the processing plant to the grocery store.

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