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Let foodbe thy medicine
Prescription diets in California, investing in regenerative agriculture and American CEOs speaking out on social and political issues

A coalition of nonprofits is bringing healthy meals to low-income chronically ill residents in California, advocating that a prescription diet is just as important as prescription medications;

financial services firms are increasingly directing investor dollars into regenerative agriculture and other systemic food projects; and CEOs in corporate America are speaking out on social and political issues, recasting the role business plays in the national debate.

These stories and more in today's Solutions Digest:

• How a coalition of nonprofits is bringing healthy meals to low-income chronically ill residents in California, advocating that a prescription diet is just as important as prescription medications. Read more here 

• How financial services firms are increasingly directing investor dollars into regenerative agriculture and other systemic food projects. Read more here

• How a Scottish community is buying back land taken from it by the Duke of Sutherland in the Highland Clearances. Read more here

• How CEOs in corporate America are speaking out on social and political issues, recasting the role business plays in the national debate. Read more here

• How 'fatbergs' in the U.K.  are being converted to biodiesel for fueling buses. Read more here

• VIDEO: Mr Sariban, the Indonesian trash hero who spends his retirement cleaning the streets of his hometown, Bandung. View here

• How the Blackheath Community Farm is building Hugelkultur beds to use up all its wood prunings and biomass to avoid sending any to landfill. At the same time these beds improve soil fertility and water retention. Read more here

 

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