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The Plant-Rich Diet Climate Solution

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Solutions journalism is news about how communities and organizations are responding to social and environmental problems. This collection contains solutions stories that highlight the diverse communities in which plant-rich diets are being welcomed. In Hawaii, a movement to shift back to to indigenous crops is underway, and Mexican-American chefs are embracing the trend of updating old favorites with a vegan twist. A U.K. soccer team has also embraced an all-vegan menu. From produce prescription programs to hydroponic school gardens, fruits and vegetables are bringing environmental and health benefits to a wider audience. 

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Stories In This Collection (5)

Bok choy and bread fruit: How traditional crops fit a food secure future

Bok choy and bread fruit: How traditional crops...
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Carne Asada, Hold The Meat: Why Latinos Are Embracing Vegan-Mexican Cuisine

Carne Asada, Hold The Meat: Why Latinos Are Emb...
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How Hydroponic School Gardens Can Cultivate Food Justice, Year-Round

How Hydroponic School Gardens Can Cultivate Foo...
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Just What the Doctor Ordered: Produce Prescriptions are More Important—and Popular—Than Ever.

Just What the Doctor Ordered: Produce Prescript...
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Welcome To The World's First Vegan Soccer Club

Welcome To The World's First Vegan Soccer Club
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