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Duda Farm Fresh Foods Tackles Snacktime For Football Season

Florida-based Duda Farm Fresh Foods is debuting a new limited edition Dandy® Celery Snack Cup flavor at Fresh Summit that speaks to football lovers everywhere.Florida-based Duda Farm Fresh Foods is debuting a new limited edition Dandy® Celery Snack Cup flavor at Fresh Summit that speaks to football lovers everywhere. Their Celery and Blue Cheese Snack Cup, in partnership with Litehouse® Foods, appeals to millennials who want convenient, healthier alternatives to their favorite flavors at this year’s tailgating and football parties.

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19 Food Films to Inform and Inspire

19 Food Films to Inform and Inspire

From our friends at Food Tank:

If you're craving good films on the food system, Food Tank has put together a list of documentaries and films to inspire, educate, and give viewers some food for thought. Each film explores a different topic in food and agriculture, some with a dash of social equality or a splash of health awareness. Whether you're a social activist, small farmer, or sustainability advocate, or you just enjoy food, we're sure you'll find a food film to further inform and interest you in all things food.

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France-Atlanta brings “French Connection” to ELEVATE public art festival

This year’s ELEVATE public art festival will feature work by some Atlanta’s most interesting and thought-provoking artists. Adding international flavor to the festival, France-Atlanta is partnering with the City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs to bring in some special guests. French choreographer and dancer Noé Soulier will perform with his troupe on Saturday, October 15 at 5 pm. Throughout the festival there will an exhibition entitled “The Art of Democracy” which will include work by Cartooning for Peace cartoonists Jean “Plantu” Plantureux and Michel Kichka, along with Atlanta’s Mike Luckovich. The festival will take place primarily on Broad Street, in Atlanta’s emerging cultural district downtown, from October 13-21. It is free and open to the public.

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This Fall, Help Migratory Birds Avoid Window Collisions

Help Migratory Birds Avoid Window CollisionsSimple Fixes Can Save Lives

Migratory birds are on the move, winging their way from nesting and breeding grounds in North America to winter habitat in Central and South America and the Caribbean. It’s a spectacular journey—but it’s one that many of them will never finish.

Habitat loss, outdoor cats, and pesticides all take their toll, but one of the biggest threats to the birds’ safe travels is one they can’t see. Hundreds of millions die every year in the U.S. when they collide with glass windows. High-rise offices create an obvious threat, but about half of collisions occur at private homes. Several birds of conservation concern are among the species most vulnerable to window collisions, including Golden-winged and Canada Warblers, Painted Bunting, and Wood Thrush.

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American Bird Conservancy Wins SFI President's Award For Putting SFI's Scale To Work For Birds

 

SFI Program Participants Hancock Timber and Weyerhaeuser, are collaborating with ABC to help at-risk Rufous hummingbirds in Oregon. Photo: Scott Bechtel, courtesy of ABCAmerican Bird Conservancy (ABC) is taking an ecosystem-based approach to bird conservation that is benefiting birds in ways that help other species - including people. In recognition of this work and for partnering with the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) and many others who care about birds, ABC received the SFI President's Award at the SFI 2016 Annual Conference.

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