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Beat the heat with cool planting ideas at your place! 23.5.2017 New Kerala: World News
Beat the heat with cool planting ideas at your place!
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The week’s passages 20.5.2017 Seattle Times: Local

A roundup of notable obituaries from the week ending May 19.
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In the dirt with Ron Finley, the Gangsta Gardener 19.5.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Ron Finley is standing in the deep end of an Olympic-sized swimming pool. The pool is empty, has been empty for years, the water long ago replaced by an elaborate garden. The garden overflows the geometry of the pool, growing up the sides, in and out of buckets and boxes and pails, around brightly...

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How to lure the bees, butterflies and other pollinators to your Colorado garden 19.5.2017 Denver Post: Lifestyles
Pollinator habitats aren’t built in a day. But you can make some real headway in a gardening season and continue to add to your vision as the years go on.
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Mexico's Grupo Lala Is Lead Bidder for Danone's Stonyfield Farm 18.5.2017 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Mexico’s Grupo Lala has emerged as the lead bidder for Stonyfield Farm Inc., the well-known U.S. maker of organic yogurt.
Umami says its new veggie burger tastes like meat — and bleeds like meat 17.5.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Umami Burger edged its way into Southern California’s hyper-competitive burger market with an ultra-savory take on the American classic inspired by Japanese flavors such as seaweed and shiitake mushrooms.

Starting Thursday, it will undertake an even bolder move: serving fake meat so realistic it...

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Umami says its new veggie burger tastes like meat — and bleeds like meat 17.5.2017 LA Times: Business

Umami Burger edged its way into Southern California’s hyper-competitive burger market with an ultra-savory take on the American classic inspired by Japanese flavors such as seaweed and shiitake mushrooms.

Starting Thursday, it will undertake an even bolder move: serving fake meat so realistic it...

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Bill would more than double USDA organic research funding 17.5.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine Rep. Chellie Pingree is among a trio of lawmakers that wants to more than double funding for a key U.S. Department of Agriculture organic research program. Pingree, a Democrat, is working with Rep. Dan Newhouse, a Washington Republican, and Rep. Jimmy Panetta, a California Democrat, on the Organic Agriculture Research […]
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Thirsty? 4 new artesian waters you'll want to try 17.5.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Water is now the most consumed beverage in the country; 12.6-billion gallons’ worth last year, according to research and consulting firm Beverage Marketing Corp. Premium brands are tapping into the demand by producing ever-more pristine, alkalizing, mineral-rich waters. Here are a few popping up...

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Not a fan of tofu? This Thai peanut veggie bowl recipe will make you a fan 17.5.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
If you aren’t a tofu fan, listen up. This just might be the recipe that turns it all around for you, like it did for my husband and daughter. I toss extra firm tofu cubes in a lightly spicy (or not; your call) peanut sauce and then roast it until the edges are golden and lightly caramelized. These slightly sweet, peanut-ty cubes sit atop a bowl filled with enough veggies to load up on an array of vitamins, including some makeshift zucchini and carrot noodle-like ribbons.&lt;freeform&gt; To make ... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
Religious beliefs involved in Oregon pesticide dispute 17.5.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

MORO, Ore. (AP) — Religious beliefs involving the use of pesticides are part of a dispute over noxious weeds on a 2,000-acre organic farm in Oregon that has attracted the attention of organic food supporters. Sherman County may order the owners of Azure Farms, near Moro, to spray to control the weeds if the farm […]
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Whole Foods to open lower-priced 365 store in Santa Monica 17.5.2017 LA Times: Business

Whole Foods Market Inc. will open a 365 value-concept store in Santa Monica this summer, its second such location in the region as the company grapples with declining sales in an increasingly crowded industry.

The store on the corner of Pico and Cloverfield boulevards is scheduled to open Aug 9.,...

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Why Are Americans Drinking Less Cow's Milk? Its Appeal Has Curdled 16.5.2017 NPR News
In the 1900s, nutritionists and dairy producers helped convince Americans that cow's milk was nature's perfect food. But the science and tastes have changed, and we're guzzling much less than before.
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Aldi will spend $180 million remodeling most of its Chicago-area stores 16.5.2017 Chicago Tribune: Business
Aldi, one of the fastest growing grocery chains in the U.S., plans to spend about $180 million remodeling 130 of its 150 Chicago-area stores by 2020 — part of a broader effort to move its no-frills model into modern times. The stores will be brighter, more contemporary in design, and in some ...
The labels said ‘organic.’ But these massive imports of corn and soybeans weren’t. 13.5.2017 Washington Post
The labels said ‘organic.’ But these massive imports of corn and soybeans weren’t.
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As sure as eggs is eggs? It's not that simple any more 12.5.2017 BBC: Business
A new brand of eggs comes from "heritage breeds" of hens that live on "handpicked British farms".
Food co-op's bankruptcy signals trouble for independent grocers 11.5.2017 Chicago Tribune: Business
There are a whole bunch of reasons why Central Grocers, a longtime area food store operator and wholesaler, recently filed for bankruptcy, but here's a big one: The traditional supermarket experience is over. An immediate result of its Chapter 11 filing is the sale or closing of its grocery ...
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Peat moss: Good for plants but bad for the planet? 11.5.2017 Washington Post
Peat moss: Good for plants but bad for the planet?
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Whole Foods is said to be shaking up its board 11.5.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Whole Foods Market Inc. is planning to shake up its board in a bid to ward off a proxy fight with activist investor Jana Partners, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. The organic-food grocer will replace as many as seven of its 12 directors, said the person, who asked not to be identified because the deliberations are private. The Austin, Texas-based company also will name a new chairman, according to the person. Whole Foods is seeking to stave off a looming battle with Jana, ... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Whole Foods shakes up leadership to fix its struggling business 11.5.2017 Washington Post
Whole Foods shakes up leadership to fix its struggling business
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