How Well Do You Know These Food, Farming And Environmental Organizations?

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How Well Do You Know These Food, Farming And Environmental Organizations?

Test your knowledge and learn more about these food, farming and environmental organizations that offer free information to consumers, conduct research about the latest in climate change and agriculture and help farmers become better stewards of the land.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This national organization is holding a series of listening sessions and workshops focused on helping farmers mitigate climate change through the adoption of improved farming practices.   
    • A. 

      California Climate & Agriculture Network

    • B. 

      American Farmland Trust

    • C. 

      American Farm Bureau

    • D. 

      Union of Concerned Scientists

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    Buying local food helps support local economies, reduces greenhouse gas emissions from transportation and tastes exceptional.  What organization helps you find and choose local products?
    • A. 

      Eat Well Guide

    • B. 

      Local Harvest

    • C. 

      California Alliance with Family Farmers

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    According to Food and Water Watch everyone should be interested in the next farm bill debate because:
    • A. 

      It educates children about fruit and vegetables.

    • B. 

      It is a debate about soy bean prices that takes place in D.C. every few years.

    • C. 

      It establishes farmers' markets around the country.

    • D. 

      It sets the ground rules for U.S. food policy - and effects everyone who eats.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 4. 
    What did the Union of Concerned Scientists ask the American Farm Bureau to do?
    • A. 

      Create a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) organization for every state.

    • B. 

      Review their latest report on advanced biofuels.

    • C. 

      Meet in Washington D.C. for a climate change debate.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 5. 
    According to Sustainable Conservation, methane digesters (a facility that converts cow manure into electricity) can be used to create:
    • A. 

      Renewable electricity.

    • B. 

      Renewable natural gas.

    • C. 

      Renewable vehicle fuel (biomethane).

    • D. 

      All of the above.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 6. 
    If all Americans eliminated just one quarter-pound serving of beef per week, the reduction in pollution that causes climate change would be equal to taking about how many cars off the road?
    • A. 

      5,000

    • B. 

      50,000

    • C. 

      500,000

    • D. 

      5,000,000

    • E. 

      50,000,000

  • 7. 
    What organization estimated that eliminating just one quarter-pound serving of beef per week is equal to taking about 5 million cars off the road?
    • A. 

      Consumers Union

    • B. 

      Natural Resources Defense Council

    • C. 

      Food and Water Watch

    • D. 

      Union of Concerned Scientists

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    The Environmental Working Group (EWG) has researched and published its Shoppers Guide to Pesticide List, which helps consumers make informed choices to lower their dietary  pesticide load.  Among those foods in the clean 15 (lowest in pesticides) are: 
    • A. 

      Pineapple

    • B. 

      Kale

    • C. 

      Asparagus

    • D. 

      A and B (Pineapple and Kale)

    • E. 

      A and C (Pineapple and Asparagus)