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Hill joys 6.10.2007 The Guardian -- Front Page
Travel: First it was hotels, then B&Bs, now Welsh holiday homes are getting a stylish makeover. Niall Griffiths visits the best farmhouse in the land.
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McCoffees Help Fuel Ethical Trade Boom· Fast food restaurant chain reports 15% rise in sales· UK at forefront of demand, says Rainforest Alliance 5.10.2007 Common Dreams: Headlines
Growing consumer demand for ethically sourced coffee has fuelled a huge year-on-year rise in sales, figures revealed yesterday, with further growth predicted following deals with restaurants such as the fast food chain McDonald’s. Global sales of coffee, chocolate and bananas certified by the conservation organisation Rainforest Alliance - which supports the world’s poorest farmers in Latin [...]
McCoffees help fuel ethical trade boom 5.10.2007 The Guardian -- World Latest
Fast food restaurant chain reports 15% rise in sales with the UK at forefront of demand.
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Recipe For DisasterWhat’s (not) in a food label? 4.10.2007 Common Dreams: Views
A decade after high school, and I’m still being served mystery meat. Oh sure, a label is slapped onto the package, but the secret isn’t in the calorie count. The unaccounted for ingredients-or rather, what’s been done to my food before it becomes dinner-is being quietly and covertly left off of the label. Hungry? No, I could [...]
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Is It OK to Love Whole Foods?The overpriced ultra-yuppie grocery wonderland gets so much right, you want to hate it 3.10.2007 Common Dreams: Views
It’s like some sort of drug, something warm and happy and dangerous and visceral they inject into the lighting system or mist all over the carefully constructed mountains of pornographic produce or slather all over the nearly religious seafood and meat departments because, oh my sweet Jesus with a Le Creuset ramekin and 10 pounds [...]
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Fair Trade in Bloom 3.10.2007 Truthout.com
Andrew Downie of The New York Times reports: "Rafael de Paiva was skeptical at first. If he wanted a "fair trade" certification for his coffee crop, the Brazilian farmer would have to adhere to a long list of rules on pesticides, farming techniques, recycling and other matters. He even had to show that his children were enrolled in school."
The green agenda: October 2.10.2007 Guardian: Environment

Rachel Dixon rounds up the best of the month's green-themed rallies, campaigns and celebrations.

Fair trade in bloom 2.10.2007 International Herald Tribune: Americas
Major corporations are rushing to meet the growing demand for food products that adhere to social and environmental standards.
Fair trade in bloom 2.10.2007 International Herald Tribune: Front Page
Major corporations are rushing to meet the growing demand for food products that adhere to social and environmental standards.
Fair trade in bloom 2.10.2007 International Herald Tribune: Business
Major corporations are rushing to meet the growing demand for food products that adhere to social and environmental standards.
Fair Trade in Bloom 2.10.2007 NYT: Home Page
Major corporations are rushing to meet the growing demand for food products that adhere to social and environmental standards.
'Fair trade' certification yielding benefits for Brazilian coffee farmers 2.10.2007 International Herald Tribune: Business
More farmers are likely to see similar offers as importers and retailers rush to meet growing demands to adhere to fair trade's stricter environmental and social standards.
Farm policy becomes more schizophrenic 1.10.2007 Post-Bulletin: Local Opinion
With the 2007 farm bill temporarily stalled in the Senate, this is a good time to reconsider America's schizophrenic agriculture programs, and how they often work at cross purposes with one another. Consider g
Clear Channel shareholders approve buyout 29.9.2007 Star Tribune: Business
Sandra Steingraber | Girl, You'll Be a Woman Too Soon 28.9.2007 Truthout.com
Ecologist Sandra Steingraber for Grist.org explores the the eco-causes of early puberty.
Top 10 ethical British chocolates 28.9.2007 Guardian: Environment

With so many organic and Fairtrade varieties on the market, chocolate is no longer a guilty pleasure. Adam Vaughan profiles the best British brands for the conscience-driven consumer

Bibi van der Zee invites Mark Constantine to rummage through her cabinets 27.9.2007 Guardian: Environment

Bibi van der Zee invited Mark Constantine, head of the green beauty chain Lush, to rummage through her cabinets - and soon came to regret her decision.

The green room: Peter Kindersley, organic farmer 27.9.2007 Guardian: Environment

Peter Kindersley, organic farmer

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Well: The Missing Ingredients in Organic Cereals 27.9.2007 NYT: Home Page
Organic cereals, free of additives like artificial preservatives and colors, may also lack the added vitamins and minerals found in commercial brands.
Cafes feed need for play dates, lattes 26.9.2007 SFGate: Top Stories
"If I can eat my lunch and finish a sentence, then I guess we're doing pretty good," says Oakland resident Ruth Bolden, nibbling at a plate of manchego cheese and warm contimpalitos - firm, bite-size smoky and sweet Spanish sausages - while her 3-year-old... ...
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