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Here you will find an assortment of links to news articles that we find of interest and relevant to our mission of building sustainable communities.

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Today, Mayor London N. Breed, the San Francisco Human Services Agency (SFHSA), and Bayview Hunters Point Multipurpose Senior Services celebrated the grand opening of the District 10 Community Market in Bayview-Hunters Point. The Market officially opens its doors to serve the community on Wednesday, June 5.

San Francisco Celebrates the Grand Opening of Food Empowerment Community Market in Bayview-Hunters Point

The Food Empowerment Market pilot will offer free and healthy multi-cultural groceries to District 10 residents

June 4, 2024 at 10:00:00 AM

In recent decades, agricultural land has given way to urban sprawl. The US is losing farmland at an alarming rate: About 2,000 acres are now being lost every day. Projections suggest that over 18 million acres of agricultural land could be converted or compromised between 2016 and 2040.

Navigating Farm and Ranch Transfers to a New Generation

An ambitious program supports land access as many farmers approach retirement, posing challenges for America’s food system.

Randi Druzin

May 7, 2024 at 10:00:00 PM

It is not entirely clear why arsenic has been allowed to seep into the water in Sunland Park year after year, though problems with infrastructure, lax enforcement of regulations and general inattention to the problem appear to be contributing factors.

Majority-Latino city endures years of toxic water in health ‘crisis’

After repeated violations, the state of New Mexico has stepped in — but problems are a reminder that safe water is not available to all Americans

Silvia Foster-Frau

April 18, 2024 at 3:00:00 AM

The Secretary-General called on governments, civil society and the tech industry to help bridge the digital gender divide and join the Global Digital Compact, which would be central to the Summit for the Future in September.

Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women Opens Eighty-Eighth Session

Over the past two decades, he had witnessed the Committee’s contributions to progress on women’s rights, but decades of progress were being reversed.

May 12, 2024 at 10:00:00 PM

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