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WIC: Improving the Health of Low-Income and Nutritionally Vulnerable Families #FoodFri

June 19, 2015
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Healthy Ramadan Toolkit Features Champion Moms!

June 18, 2015
Ramadan is a holy month of fasting, introspection, charity, and prayer for Muslims around the world. This year, Ramadan starts on June 17th and ends on July 17th. In our newly released Healthy Ramadan Guide , in partnership with Values Partnerships and Muslim Wellness Foundation , Kameelah Rashad,...
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Good Food Force Update: New work in NC, Immigrant Heritage Month, organizing tips and more!

June 15, 2015
Greetings! This week we're highlighting some exciting local events in North Carolina, and tips for organizing your own get-together to talk about healthy kids and communities. Please read and share, and have a great week! 1. HOT LINE #GoodFoodForce launches in North Carolina! North Carolina is...
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My challenge to you this summer: DO IT DIFFERENT!

June 10, 2015
This morning I made migas with mushrooms for breakfast. Then I dropped off my son to volunteer at our friends wonderful farm camp (where I was greeted by roosters and got to pet a gentle horse and a goat) and I attended a morning yoga class. Driving to my office to begin my workday, I was almost...
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Good Food Force Update: Big Food & Big Tobacco: Separated at birth? Strawberries! And digital marketing to kids.

June 10, 2015
Greetings! This week we're sharing a compelling new infographic that highlights how similar Big Tobacco and Big Food sound to each other. Scary! We've also got tips for extending the fresh berry bounty season, and more. Please read and share, and have a great week! 1. HOT LINE Big Food = Big...
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Tips for organizing a great local event

June 10, 2015
Check out tips on organizing a fab on-the-ground event, from MomsRising.org's Field Director Ashley Boyd! Ashley spearheaded a local Good Food Force MeetUp in Berkeley, CA in early June, as part of a series of Good Food Force MeetUps happening across the country this spring. Organized in...
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Top LGBTQ Food Bloggers

June 5, 2015
Here at MomsRising we are not just food justice advocates, we're also readers who follow a variety of food bloggers. This month we want to highlight some of our favorite LGBTQ Food Bloggers. They inspire us for a variety of reasons - their original recipes (and recreations of recipes!), photography...
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Strawberries: easy to grow, easier to EAT!

June 4, 2015
Stawberries: the perfect fruit. Everyone loves strawberries, even picky eaters. And this is the time of year to find fresh, local and perfect berries. In a quest to extend the strawberry season as long as possible, I've pulled together a list of easy berry recipes for now and later (if they last)!...
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How Can We Stop Young People Being Digitally Targeted by Fast Food Companies? #FoodFri

June 4, 2015
Food and beverage companies, including fast food restaurants, are using powerful digital tactics to promote their product to kids and teens. Leading brands are working with Facebook, Google and other social media and online sites; they target kids when they use their mobile phones and “apps” aiming...
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We've got the power

June 3, 2015
It's an old story: Large industrial farms routinely give antibiotics to healthy animals, with Big Ag and Big Pharma encouraging the practice. This is new: what's happening now doesn't follow the stereotypical script. “Heavy-handed, bureaucratic government regulators who take joy in making...
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