Cities create 'food czars': Can they get residents to eat their sprouts?

A handful of cities are targeting obesity and hunger by putting a 'food czar' in charge of food-related policy – from getting greens in local markets to coordinating inner city microfarms. Full Story »

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Jon Mitchell
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by Jon Mitchell - Feb. 23, 2011

Interesting, well-sourced article about innovative food policies and practices in Baltimore and other forward-thinking cities. Doesn't go into much depth about exactly which "food-related issues" are being addressed.

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Gin Ferrara
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by Gin Ferrara - Feb. 23, 2011

A new trend in some US cities gets attention in this story. It is a fair report, showing some thoughtful skepticism of the food czars, while also getting some great quotes from a wide range of people informed about nutrition and hunger.

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Andrew Hazlett
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by Andrew Hazlett - Feb. 15, 2011
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