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1. Agriculture Lawrence slides

(File; Wed Sep 23 16:55:00 CDT 2015)

Description: Climate Health Summit

2. Climate Change Makes Me Sick! Agriculture

(Web Page; Fri May 27 16:22:00 CDT 2016)

Spread the knowledge! Please feel free to share, re-post and print our e-cards. Click the images for larger, printable versions. Below, you will find detailed information, resources, and opportunities to take climate-protective action...

Description: As climate change intensifies, prepare yourself for more frequent and severe heat waves. PSR's latest Climate Change Makes Me Sick! e-postcard and supporting data explain why. Follow us and share our e-postcards via Twitter and Instagram @psrnational or print them out and distribute!

3. Tallying the True Cost of Industrial Agriculture

(Web Page; Thu Feb 24 16:28:00 CST 2011)

By Ted Schettler, MD MPH This essay is in response to: How does our food production system drive our exposure to toxic chemicals? On a cold winter day in a Michigan supermarket I can find asparagus and mangoes from Peru, lettuce from ...

Description: On a cold winter day in a Michigan supermarket I can find asparagus and mangoes from Peru, lettuce from California, tomatoes from Florida, and apples that have been in cold storage since the fall harvest.

4. Climate Change and Famine

(File; Fri Mar 07 12:18:00 CST 2014)

www.psr.orgclimate changeand f amineClimate change is already threatening theEarth’s ability to produce food. These effectsare expected to worsen as climate changeworsens. Estimates vary, but for every 1.8°F increasein global average sur...

5. Agenda and Resources

(File; Wed Feb 27 13:51:00 CST 2013)

OrganicologySustainable Procurement for Institutional Food ServiceFebruary 7, 2013; 1:00-5:00PMThe Hilton - Downtown PortlandAgenda:*1:00PM – 1:25PM: Welcome and Introductiono Emma Sirois, Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibilityo Gre...

6. OEC Organicology Presentation

(File; Wed Feb 27 14:14:00 CST 2013)

The EnvironmentalImpact of Our FoodChoicesOregon Environmental CouncilOEC safeguards what Oregonians love aboutOregon:• clean air and water,• an unpolluted landscape and• healthy food produced by local farmers.Eating is an agricultural a...

7. Farm to School Policy Brief

(File; Mon Dec 16 14:32:00 CST 2013)

Policy BriefIssue: Farm to School InitiativesBackgroundIn 2010, one in six Oregon children ages 2-5 were overweight1. Among Oregon eighth graders, obesity rates haveincreased steadily over the past ten years to approximately 11.2% in 200...

8. 12.13.13 Food Matters Agenda

(File; Mon Dec 16 14:29:00 CST 2013)

Food Matters: Becoming an Effective Advocate for Healthy Food PolicyFriday, December 13th 2013, 9am to 4:30pmKaiser Town Hall, Portland, ORAgenda9:00 – 9:15amWelcome and introductionMolly Haynes, Kaiser Permanente; Phil Wu, MD, Kaiser Pe...

9. Introduction to Healthy Food Systems - Schettler

(File; Mon Dec 16 14:31:00 CST 2013)

INTRODUCTION TOHEALTHY FOOD SYSTEMSTed Schettler MD, MPHScience and Environmental Health NetworkPortland OR; Dec 2013OutlineThe food system; scope and scaleDietary health impactsPublic health impacts of food systemEnvironmental health im...

10. OHSU Sustainable Food Policy

(File; Wed Feb 27 14:15:00 CST 2013)

OHSU Healthy & Sustainable Food Service Policy1) PurposeAs a responsible provider of health care services, OHSU F&N is committed to the healthof our patients, our staff, the local and global community. We are aware that foodprodu...

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