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Tara Cobb

Tara Cobb is a student of public affairs at Indiana University. She volunteers at Mother Hubbard's Cupboard and is an advocate for food justice and community food security.

Recent Posts by Tara Cobb

May 9, 2014

 

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Food Policy Councils: Politics From The Ground Up

Mark Winne describes how food policy councils can advocate for change in the local, regional and national food systems.

May 4, 2014

 

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Feed Your Twitter With These 9 Food News Contributors

We’re following these game-changers to get informed, inspired and engaged on issues of sustainable food and agriculture.

April 14, 2014

 

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The Plant Grows Out Of “The Jungle”

This area of Chicago was once known for the meatpacking industry. Today, The Plant hopes to make it a destination for sustainable agriculture.

April 8, 2014

Sustainable Farming 

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Former Pro-Athlete Will Allen Promotes Urban Agriculture

Through his organization Growing Power, Will Allen establishes urban community farms and teaches local residents how to grow their own food.

March 12, 2014

Cooking 101 

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Workshops Take Mystery Out Of Cooking With Whole Foods

Tasting is believing at Mother Hubbard's Cupboard. Kayte Young shows patrons how easy and inexpensive it is to prepare healthy and delicious meals.

February 23, 2014

Green Thumb 

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Gearing Up For Gardening Season

Shake off those polar vortex blues and get your hands dirty! Stephanie Solomon says it's never too early to start your garden preparations.

February 10, 2014

Food Gets Tech 

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Virtual Marketplace Connects Small Farms, Local Restaurants

On Farmplicity.com, farmers can list the products they're selling and restaurants can purchase local ingredients directly from the growers.

January 21, 2014

Local Change 

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Colleges Accept Challenge To Offer Real Food In Cafeterias

Indiana University is one of 20 American colleges that pledged to buy at least 20 percent real food annually by 2020.

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