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Soda Tax or Free Fruits and Veggies?

Darrin Nordahl | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics
Darrin Nordahl

For all its good intention, the soda tax will undoubtedly ignite a bitter debate. Why not try a more palatable policy, such as swapping out azaleas and petunias for apples and peas?

The Fate of Our Children: Live Sicker, Die Younger

Darrin Nordahl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Darrin Nordahl

How's this for a chilling forecast: the prevalence of diabetes in America will double in the next two-and-a-half decades.

Tackling Hunger by Transforming Food Deserts Into Food Oases

Darrin Nordahl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Darrin Nordahl

A unique brand of urban agriculture--what can more descriptively be termed "municipal agriculture" -- is promising to restore individual and community health, to the benefit of our cities, and to the benefit of our nation.