Tag Archives: Farmer
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 ›
The concept of local produce seems pretty simple: It’s fresher, tastes better and supports local communities. But there’s much more to the story. Walmart Green Room interviewed Ron McCormick, Walmart’s senior director of sustainable agriculture, to learn more about local farming.Read more ›
I want to talk about meat. Not whether it’s morally or environmentally appropriate to eat meat. Those debates have been raging in other forums for years and we’ll not settle them here.
I’d like to talk about how farm animals are raised and cared for.Read more ›
Meet Will Allen, the CEO of Growing Power, a national nonprofit helping provide equal access to healthy, high-quality, safe and affordable food for people in all communities. In support of their mission, Walmart and the Walmart Foundation provided Growing Power with a $1.1 million grant.Read more ›
I just got home from the Clinton Global Initiative’s amazing annual conference in New York. As usual, it was truly enlightening and inspiring to learn about all the great work being done around the world to promote sustainability and better livelihoods.Read more ›