Tag Archives: Agriculture
This week I had the opportunity to get a behind the scenes tour of the Lane Family Southern Orchards peach orchard thanks to my being a part of the Walmart Moms program. The Lane’s peach Orchard is a fifth generation family operation that is located in Fort Valley, Georgia, just a few hours south of my own home.Read more ›
It makes sense that when produce gets to our stores quicker and more efficiently, it will last longer when you get it home. But what may not be as apparent are all the ways that sustainability plays a role in making this happen.
For example, we’ve committed to doubling the sourcing of locally grown produce we sell in the U.S. between 2010 and 2015.Read more ›
Today I’m in Bentonville, Ark., at Walmart’s headquarters to visit with associates and talk about some of USDA’s initiatives around rural development and nutrition. In my four years as Secretary of Agriculture, those two things have been priorities for me.Read more ›
When I travel around the world, what strikes me is that we’re a lot more similar than we are different. We all want opportunity. We all want a better standard of living for our families.
With our world’s population rapidly escalating from 7 billion to 9 billion, one of our biggest challenges is food.Read more ›
A few months ago, we announced a new advertising partnership with Mother Nature Network that would create a special editorial channel on the site for readers to explore the people, businesses and organizations leading in sustainability.
Now we’re pleased to announce the official launch of that channel, “The Leaderboard”.Read more ›