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This Pasadena roaster sells coffee that lures even Starbucks 11.10.2019 L.A. Times - Food & Dining

Chuck Jones co-founded Jones Coffee Roasters, which built of five generations of organic sustainable coffee growing to operate a small chain of coffee shops and sell beans to others, including Starbucks and Whole Foods.

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Plastic-free Penzance: The UK's most eco-friendly town? 9.10.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
Where businesses cut down on plastic, fishermen collect litter and students march about the climate.
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It's fall, which means it's prime plant sale time in Southern California 4.10.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Fall is the best time to plant in SoCal, so check out these upcoming plant sales.

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Babies have been drinking milk from bottles for thousands of years. Here's the proof 26.9.2019 LA Times: Science

Small vessels found in the graves of ancient infants were some of the world's oldest baby bottles. New research shows they once contained milk from animals.

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Don't pull the weeds in Rainbeau Mars' edible garden 13.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

Actress turned wellness guru Rainbeau Mars traded her lawn in Venice for an edible landscape of herbs, fruit trees, vegetables and, yup, even nutritious "weeds" like dandelions and stinging nettles.

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Newsletter: Just in time for Labor Day, why 'uncured' deli meats aren't as safe as you thought 2.9.2019 LA Times: Business

The label may say "no nitrites." But that doesn't means there are no nitrites.

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Ask a 'sotan: How can local farmers sell more in their community? 30.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Minnesota has a growing market for locally sourced food — but the opportunities for buying and selling local still aren’t always clear.
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A Manifesto for the Agriculture and Natural Wine 29.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Natural wine challenges viticultural and cultural norms by being unapologetically connected to nature
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4-Year-Old Has Birthday Party of His Dreams at Costco 28.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"He's obsessed with Costco!" said the aunt of Armando Martinez, a 4-year-old who held his birthday party in a Costco in Norwalk, California.
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Jay Inslee Wants to Pay Farmers to Pull Carbon from the Atmosphere 22.8.2019 Mother Jones
True to his fixation on battling climate change, today Washington governor and Democratic presidential hopeful Jay Inslee released a rural policy platform centered on encouraging farmers to pull carbon from the atmosphere and trap it in soil.  For decades, United States farm policy has pushed farmers in the nation’s Midwestern states to maximize production of […]
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How to Create an Urban Bee-Friendly Garden with Limited Space 14.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Urban farming is all the rage these days - it is a source of organic produce and attracts bees - helping the environment.
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The 9% Lie: Industrial Food & Climate Change 14.8.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
Ronnie Cummins challenges the widely used official estimate of greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. agriculture. By Ronnie Cummins Independent Science News for Food and Agriculture The Climate Emergency is finally getting the attention of the media and the U.S. (and…Read more →
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Letters to the Editor: Recycling won't save us -- using less plastic is our only option 13.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

We need to stop using disposable plastic containers to carry food. San Francisco airport's ban on plastic bottles is a step in the right direction.

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Ashland, Oregon: A Small Town with Big Appeal 12.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The not-so-familiar Oregon town should be on everyone's radar offering amazing food and cultural experiences
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Data rigging is latest Chile salmon farm scandal 4.8.2019 LA Times: Business

At a time when organic and green are all the rage among well-heeled consumers, the temptation of companies to cut corners is great.

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A Beautiful World: Food hubs provide a critical link for small farmers 29.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Small farmers band together with the help of a food hub that bridges the gap between the field and fresh produce on the kitchen table.
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MPCA reports show need for dramatic reduction in soil entering rivers 23.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Minnesota River and three major watersheds in the region have problems that run wide and deep, from excess phosphorus, nutrients and other pollutants to major loads of sediment that are choking rivers with suspended solids.
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Living without plastic: One family's journey 19.7.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Jasper and Vjera Watts, along with their two young children, are trying to live a plastic-free life. It isn't easy.

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Would you drink camel milk? 11.7.2019 BBC: World
Australia's growing number of camel farmers say that global demand for camel milk is rising fast.
This Couple Quit Their Jobs, Bought Two Acres and Retired—In Their 30s 10.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Fundrise launched in 2012 by two real estate investors and brothers. It aims to give everyone a chance to invest directly in real estate.
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