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Get Outside

REI, the outdoor outfitter, is closing its stores on Black Friday and urging Americans to hit the trail instead of the shopping mall that day.

Cause and Effect

Consumers, brands and retailers opposed to GMOs in our food supply are joining in a national educational campaign this month.

Recycling Revolution

With recycling gaining worldwide momentum, America Recycles Day on November 15 hopes to boost U.S. recycling past the 33 percent waste recycling mark.

Protest Songs

Legendary musician Neil Young and his new band, Promise of the Real, are calling out agribusiness giant Monsanto’s practices with a new album, The Monsanto Years, and a summer concert tour.

Apple Crunch

Thirty years after planting an orchard in Pennsylvania, the Rodale Institute is hosting a festival there to celebrate organic apples that are pesticide-free and brimming with flavor.

Apple Corps

On September 27, parents, teachers, students and others will undertake local projects to make schools healthy, safe and effective.

Veggie Power

Let’s speak veggie truth to power! This global day of action aims to get people around the world talking about real food and food education.

Many Tongues

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on December 10, 1948, has been translated into more than 380 languages and dialects, making it the world’s most universal communication.

Good News

The 46th annual Kwanzaa, an African-American holiday celebrated from December 26 to January 1 that honors the values of ancient African cultures, may be observed by as many as 18 million people this year.

Let’s Eat

October 24 is National Food Day, providing a national focus for food-related initiatives across the country.