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    Western Growers Foundation awarded 50 Arizona K-12 schools with $75,000 in grant money to create and sustain their own edible fruit and vegetable gardens. Each school will receive $1,500 plus seeds and other materials. The grants were provided through the Arizona Department of Agriculture as part...
     
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    Last year's winner was the Zebra.  No, we're not talking about a wild animal race. We're talking about the winning tomato chosen by participants of last year's heirloom tomato tasting event during Dayton's Heirloom Gardeners Food and Wine Weekend. The Port of Columbia, along with local...
     
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    Just in time for hectic back-to-school schedules, Green Giant Frozen Steamers is kicking off the 'Fresh Take on What to Make' campaign in partnership with beloved celebrity chef and TV host Gina Neely. The campaign comes on the heels of new findings from the 2014 Fresh Takes with Green Giant Frozen Survey* in...
     
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    Three small business winners were announced today for Green America’s quarterly “People & Planet Award,” which recognizes innovative small US businesses that deeply integrate environmental and social considerations into their strategies and operations. This round of the awards focused on small...
     
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    According to the US Census Bureau, there are about 46.5 million people, or approximately 15 percent of the population, in poverty. More than 22,000 walkers and runners are preparing to get moving to help eliminate poverty, one step at a time.  On Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, walkers and runners across the...
     
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    The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) released today four lessons learned from the death of comedian Joan Rivers. The recent death of Joan Rivers is a reminder that even "minor" procedures can have major risks and "hidden harm." Michael Wong, JD Executive Director, PPAHS...
     
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    From coast to coast, thousands of families in need have benefited from milk donations to The Great American Milk Drive, the first nationwide program to deliver highly desired and nutrient-rich gallons of milk to hungry families who need it. Since April, Feeding America has partnered with the nation’s milk...
     
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    Adding to a long list of health benefits, the growers of Natural Delights Medjool Dates today announced that the country’s top-selling dates have also been certified as a heart-healthy food by the American Heart Association’s Heart-Check Food Certification Program. Natural Delights Medjool Dates are...
     
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    Research published in the journal Nutrition and Metabolic Insights found that regular consumption of mango by obese adults may lower blood sugar levels and does not negatively impact body weight. These are important findings considering that approximately 34 percent of US adults have been classified as obese...
     
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    In the wake of last year's overwhelming global support, Helen Woodward Animal Center is uniting with animal-lovers and animal welfare organizations worldwide for the 2nd Annual Remember Me Thursday global pet adoption awareness campaign. Now some very big names are stepping forward to lend their support to...