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For some Italians, the future of work looks like the past

As the coronavirus drastically reorders society and economies, more Italians are returning to the agricultural jobs of their grandparents.
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World Wildlife Fund tries to spark an indoor farming revolution

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Not so ready-to-pick: Canadian growers left hanging by COVID-19

Government assistance is falling short against Mother Nature's timelines.

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Food for Climate League promotes food that’s good for health and climate

The new Food for Climate League aims to promote foods that are delicious, accessible and good for health and the climate.

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How the pandemic is affecting home food waste

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The farm to food bank movement aims to rescue small-scale farming and feed the hungry

Across the country, grassroots and regionally supported programs are paying farmers to harvest surplus crops to meet skyrocketing demand.
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‘We had to do something': Trying to prevent massive food waste

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When meat plants shutter, what happens to market-ready animals?

With meat packing plants closed, the end for hundreds of thousands of pigs is likely to arrive in an orgy of waste that turns the stomachs of even the most pragmatic.

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Full Harvest wants to build a more efficient surplus produce market

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How has coronavirus helped the environment?

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