According to the Department of Agriculture, there are 5,279 farmers markets, large and small, in communities across America.Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has issued a proclamation lauding the community collectives, and declaring August 1-7 as National Farmers Market Week, a new holiday for the American calendar.
Hurrah! The UN resolution declaring the human right to water passed today!According to UN News Centre:The Assembly resolution received 122 votes in favour and zero votes against, while 41 countries abstained from voting.
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