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Going for truly 'green' grass 20.9.2007 Post-Bulletin: Local News
PHILADELPHIA -- At least four times a year, September and October being the very best time of all, Mike Patterson puts a popular chemical fertilizer on his front lawn in North Wales, Pa. But the backyard is
Jim Hightower: U.S. Government's Plan to Protect You From Terrorist Livestock 19.9.2007 AlterNet
A new animal-tracking system could put Big Brother in your backyard -- even if you're not a farmer.
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Farmers burn out on markets 19.9.2007 SFGate: Top Stories
Terra Firma Farm's bountiful stand, offering organic vegetables, fruits and herbs, has been a steadfast weekly presence at Berkeley's Saturday farmers' market for more than 15 years. But in late July, at summer's peak, Terra Firma posted a "dear friends and... ...
The green rooms 19.9.2007 The Guardian -- Front Page
Travel: The latest eco-friendly places to stay from five bloggers with their ears to the ground
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Immigrant kids struggle with junk food 18.9.2007 CNN: Top Stories
Adrian McHargh grew up active and skinny in Kingston, Jamaica. An enthusiastic swimmer, he had the pristine waters of the Caribbean for a playground until two years ago, when he and his family moved to America.
Sisters grow organic at Earthrise Farm 18.9.2007 Mankato Free Press: Local News
Former School Sisters of Notre Dame and biological sisters Kay and Annette Fernholz maintain an 11-acre all-organic plot called Earthrise Farm, which produces food for southern Minnesotans in need and promotes community and reverence for the land.
Organic lobby targets 'dangerous' E-numbers 18.9.2007 The Guardian -- Front Page
· Trade group urges ban for chemical additives· Anger over burden on parents to check labels
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Minister warns over organic air freight limits 17.9.2007 Guardian: Environment

Restricting UK imports of air-freighted organic fruit and vegetables from developing countries such as Africa would have a "disastrous" impact on the livelihoods of thousands of farmers, a government minister warned today.

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Can shopping save the planet? 17.9.2007 The Guardian -- Front Page
Science & environment: The big high-street chains are falling over themselves to 'go green'. But will any of it make any difference? Mark Lynas is far from convinced.
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Can shopping save the planet? 17.9.2007 Guardian: Environment

The big high-street chains are falling over themselves to 'go green'. But will any of it make any difference? Mark Lynas is far from convinced.

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The bounty hunters 17.9.2007 The Guardian -- Front Page
Life & style: Stuffed stag bladders, buried pig skulls, chocolate-coloured compost ... A trip to Jane Scotter's verdant biodynamic farm gives Nigel Slater a taste of paradise.
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Two Cents / Is the changing climate changing you? 16.9.2007 SFGate: Op-Ed
Mike Haworth, Vallejo At the end of "An Inconvenient Truth," there are several suggestions on how to lower our carbon footprint: replacing incandescent light bulbs, reusable shopping bags, etc. We've adopted as many of these tips as are feasible for our... ...
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Strawberry yields for ever 16.9.2007 The Guardian -- Front Page
Life & style: When the most delicious berries are fresh off your own plants, why bother with the supermarket variety, asks Sue Stickland.
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Two Cents / Is the changing climate changing you? 15.9.2007 SFGate: Op-Ed
Mike Haworth, Vallejo At the end of "An Inconvenient Truth," there are several suggestions on how to lower our carbon footprint: replacing incandescent light bulbs, reusable shopping bags, etc. We've adopted as many of these tips as are feasible for our... ...
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Finding Snacks for Kids With Allergies 13.9.2007 WSJ: Most Emailed Today
Millions of school-age children have food allergies, and a growing number of companies have sprouted up to help, offering everything from egg-free waffles to wheat-free ...
Researchers see vegetable self-sufficiency in greenhouses 13.9.2007 Post-Bulletin: Local News
CROOKSTON, Minn. -- University of Minnesota regional extension researchers Terry Nennich and Mike Klawitter like to imagine the day when the Northern Plains states become completely self-sufficient vegetable producers. They thi
The best festival blogs 13.9.2007 The Guardian -- Front Page
Travel: Benji Lanyado finds the best sites to relive those hands-in-the-air moments.
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London costliest city for dining out 13.9.2007 The Guardian -- Front Page
Life & style: Restaurant guide reveals average meal costs £39, but good value can be found.
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Home cooks share their secrets. 12.9.2007 SFGate: Top Stories
The leap from obsessive recipe follower to confident home cook is a chasm that many people never cross. They may have fancy kitchens, costly cookware and cookbook-crammed shelves, but they never develop a sense of ease at the stove, a certainty that they know... ...
Eco-friendly play? He's game 12.9.2007 Star Tribune: Business
The maker of a locally produced board game offers a green alternative that could ease consumers' concerns over its mass-produced counterparts.
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