Weekend reads: A farmers market holiday, our right to water, and more
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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