User: demo Topic: Agriculture
Category: Organic Agriculture
Last updated: Feb 18 2018 07:02 IST RSS 2.0
 
1 to 20 of 10,739    
4 ways Taco Bell’s CEO could improve Chipotle 18.2.2018 Denver Post: Business
It's been a rough few years for Chipotle. The chain's woes, which began in 2015 with a widespread E. coli outbreak, have led to multiple health scares and plummeting sales.
Westminster show dogs have some unusual food faves 14.2.2018 AP Top News
NEW YORK (AP) -- Benjamin is a grand champion English toy spaniel, but he's not a champ at chow. The otherwise undemanding dog tends to balk at any food after a couple of meals....
How to buy eco-friendly flowers for Valentine's Day 13.2.2018 LA Times: Business

While it may be fashionable to investigate the early childhood of your steak, when was the last time you asked your florist about the provenance of your peonies?

According to the most recent U.S. Department of Agriculture figures, the U.S. produced $374 million in wholesale cut stems in the 15...

Also found in: [+]
Amazon Prime is rolling out Whole Foods two-hour grocery delivery 8.2.2018 LA Times: Business

Amazon delivery is coming to Whole Foods.

The online retailing giant plans to roll out two-hour delivery at the organic grocer this year to those who pay for Amazon.com Inc.'s $99-a-year Prime membership.

The move is the latest by Amazon to put its stamp on its recent purchase of Whole Foods Market....

Also found in: [+]
Amazon Prime is rolling out Whole Foods two-hour grocery delivery 8.2.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Amazon delivery is coming to Whole Foods.

The online retailing giant plans to roll out two-hour delivery at the organic grocer this year to those who pay for Amazon.com Inc.'s $99-a-year Prime membership.

The move is the latest by Amazon to put its stamp on its recent purchase of Whole Foods Market....

Also found in: [+]
Kale to go: Amazon to roll out delivery at Whole Foods 8.2.2018 AP Business
NEW YORK (AP) -- Amazon delivery is coming to Whole Foods....
Also found in: [+]
Guilt-free chocolates? Count us in! 2.2.2018 LA Times: Health

Indulging in a box of chocolates for Valentine’s Day doesn’t necessarily mean blowing that diet. As the confection most associated with the Feb. 14 holiday, chocolate has been getting a makeover of late.

Brands are now coming up with functional sweet treats that are (comparatively) low in sugar,...

Also found in: [+]
Nigerian entrepreneur: 'We're farming in a shipping container' 2.2.2018 BBC: Business
Oluwayimika Angel Adelaja cut costs and reduced waste by moving her farm into the city.
4 guilt-free chocolates to indulge in this Valentine's Day 2.2.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Indulging in a box of chocolates for Valentine’s Day doesn’t necessarily mean blowing that diet. As the confection most associated with the Feb. 14 holiday, chocolate has been getting a makeover of late.

Brands are now coming up with functional sweet treats that are (comparatively) low in sugar,...

Also found in: [+]
As the free agent market stalls, Jayson Werth waits for a job 31.1.2018 Washington Post
As the free agent market stalls, Jayson Werth waits for a job
Jayson Werth, organic farmer and former National, heads to State of the Union 31.1.2018 Washington Post
Jayson Werth, organic farmer and former National, heads to State of the Union
Also found in: [+]
'Dark Knight' producer Thomas Tull seeks $85 million for epic compound in Thousand Oaks 20.1.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Thomas Tull — founder and former chief executive of Legendary Entertainment — and wife Alba Tull have listed their 33-plus-acre compound in Thousand Oaks for sale at $85 million.

At that price, the private and gated estate in the North Ranch area is rubbing elbows with the high-priced mansions...

Also found in: [+]
The marriage failed. The company thrived 20.1.2018 SFGate: Business & Technology
It might be hard to imagine a 45,000-square-foot “Star Wars” studio of George Lucas being converted into the production facility for an organic cosmetics company — one that features products like a mint-and-coconut soap and sulfate-free shampoos and conditioners. There is something implausible about the optics of it, if nothing else. Then again, there is something implausible about San Rafael’s EO Products, beginning with its homegrown origins and the way that, more than two decades later, the company is run by Brad Black and Susan Griffin-Black, the couple who head it. Make that former couple.
A liberal entrepreneur set out to help West Virginians — and got a lesson in humility 18.1.2018 Washington Post
A liberal entrepreneur set out to help West Virginians — and got a lesson in humility
Also found in: [+]
Strategies to make 2018 your best wine year ever 18.1.2018 LA Times: Commentary

It’s another year, another occasion to make this year your best year in wine. While the calamitous state of the world — fire, flood, mud, political tumult — may compel one to emphasize quantity rather than quality, it’s probably better to attend to what goes into the glass rather than how much....

Also found in: [+]
Stella McCartney on scents, responsibility and the relaunch of her Peony fragrance 18.1.2018 LA Times: Commentary
In the run-up to her autumn 2018 men's and women's presentation in L.A. on Jan. 16, the British designer chats about her relaunched fragrance, her dislike for factory-grown roses and what a future men's scent might smell like. (Hint: It involves a bass guitar.)
Why 7-Eleven, inventor of the Slurpee, is now all about cold-pressed organic juice 16.1.2018 Washington Post
Why 7-Eleven, inventor of the Slurpee, is now all about cold-pressed organic juice
Also found in: [+]
Half a billion plastic straws are used and discarded every day. What an unacceptable waste 16.1.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Every day Americans use — and almost immediately discard — up to half a billion plastic beverage straws. At least, that’s the figure widely used by environmental activists to explain why people should embrace going straw-less.

It’s not clear where that number came from, but it seems credible considering...

Also found in: [+]
An unlikely climate crusade in Trump country 12.1.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
An unlikely climate crusade in Trump country
Also found in: [+]
Pesticide Use Threatens Health in California 11.1.2018 ConsortiumNews.com
President Trump boasts about all the regulations that he has eliminated but he never mentions the important good that many of these rules were  doing, as Dennis J Bernstein explains. By Dennis J Bernstein The battle to protect farmworkers and…Read more →
1 to 20 of 10,739