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Agriculture Lawrence slides
(File; Wed Sep 23 16:55:00 CDT 2015)
Description: Climate Health Summit
Climate Change Makes Me Sick! Agriculture
(Web Page; Fri May 27 16:22:00 CDT 2016)
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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! http://psr.org/ccmms
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...