Link Buffet November 18, 2009
Hoping for a Rooftop Farm in Brooklyn
In hope of accommodating Bushwick, Brooklyn with the freshest food available, Ben Flanner is working with Bushwick locavores to place a garden on Roberta’s restaurant located in Bushwick.
Libby’s Warns of a Canned Pumpkin Shortage
The public has been forewarned; due to a possible shortage of canned pumpkin, pumpkin purchasers may have to opt out and buy fresh whole pumpkins.
What *Can’t* You Do With Leftover Food?
Recycling left over food may just be a solution among many to solve the ever growing issue of mass amounts of methane in landfills.
Plan B Update: The Copenhagen Conference on Food Security
Lester R. Brown expresses his concern for world-wide rising tides covering over rice lands in his newly released book Plan B. 4.0.
Senate Agricultural Committee on School Food
A hearing was conducted to address the hunger and improve health in child nutrition programs; read a few quotes made by the Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack.
New Report Reveals Dramatic Rise in Pesticide Use on Genetically Engineered (GE) Crops Due to the Spread of Resistant Weeds
Could your “healthy” crops be tainted? The Center For Food Safety provides the public with and adverse warning.
The Bookshelf: Gastropolis
The Bookshelf: Gastropolis provides a vast insight of just a few of the thousands of restaurants in New York City and what type of foods are offered there.
Hunger in the United States
An article has been published that aims to reach out to Congress; based on the new federal data, the United States is in dire need of a plan that will end child hunger.