Federal Funds To Help Reduce Food Waste In ConnecticutConnecticut is using new federal funding to help reduce the amount of food that's wasted in the state.
11 Connecticut Farms Tied To E.Coli OutbreakThe state Department of Public Health has released a list of Connecticut farms that have been identified by the U.S. Department of Agriculture as having received tainted meat from an Athol, Massachusetts slaughterhouse.
Agriculture Connecticut Office To Remain Closed After ThreatThe Agriculture Department closed 5 offices.Some will reopen, but the Hamden office and one in West Virginia will remain closed for now
Supermarkets Not Being Built In Connecticut 'Food Deserts'An Associated Press analysis has found that no large food retailers opened supermarkets from late 2011 to early 2015 in areas of Connecticut deemed by the federal government to need them the most.
Study: Many Students Throwing Out Fruits, Vegetables From School LunchesThough many students may be loading up fruits and veggies on their lunch trays, a lot of those aren't actually being eaten.
Profile: A Connecticut Green Business OwnerIn the days before “big agriculture” and “corporate farming,” all farming and all farmers were “green.” Many farms still are; especially those diminishing few who still run their family farms. Brothers Matt and Ben Freund are just such a pair of green farmers.
Opinion: Obama Is Trying To Buy The Hispanic And Female Vote With Another Government GiveawayConveniently-timed for Obama's reelection, the Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Resolution program began September 24, 2012 – just a month-and-a-half before the election. Apparently the Obama administration did not care about this alleged injustice to females and Hispanics any time in the past three-and-a-half years. It just happened to be thought about and addressed now – just before voters pull the lever.
Opinion: Stop, Michelle Obama! The Children Are HungryIn recent decades, the government has taken to feeding needy children to combat the negativity of trying to learn while being hungry. Now, with new Obama administration regulations on school lunches, we have a government that is causing hunger.
Connecticut USDA Office Targeted For ClosureThe list of nearly 260 U.S. Agriculture Department offices targeted for closure around the country includes one office in Connecticut.