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Whole Foods executive had secret online alter ego 12.7.2007 International Herald Tribune: Business
Using the pseudonym, John Mackey posted more than 1,100 entries on a Yahoo bulletin board over a seven-year period, championing Whole Foods' stock and occasionally blasting a rival, Wild Oats Markets.
Whole Foods chief ripped rival online 12.7.2007 Chicago Tribune: Business
Anonymous postings preceded now-stalled Wild Oats purchase

The chief executive of Whole Foods Market Inc. wrote anonymous online attacks against a smaller rival and questioned why anyone would buy its stock, before Whole Foods announced an offer to buy the other company this year.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR 11.7.2007 SFGate: Op-Ed
Missing from 'the new food crusade' Editor -- "The new food crusade" (Chronicle, July 10) is bigger than organic farming. It must also be concerned about the 12 percent of Californians who are food-insecure, and the 4 percent of California families who... ...
The new food crusade / Organic farms, conservation, fruits and veggies in schools -- the Bay Area leads the charge to change how Congress subsidizes farming Organic farms, conservation, fruits and veggies in schools -- the Bay Area leads the charge to cha 10.7.2007 SFGate: Top Stories
It was almost accidental activism. Acme Bread's Steve Sullivan was on a class trip to Washington, D.C., with his 13-year-old daughter when their flight home was canceled. A scramble to rebook ended with the Berkeley food artisan and his family seated almost... ...
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Businesses try making their own energy 10.7.2007 International Herald Tribune: Business
By using byproducts of natural oils that it processes as fuel, Twin Rivers Technologies is among the growing number of U.S. businesses that are trying to gain control over soaring energy costs by producing it themselves.
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The new food crusade / Organic farming, conservation, healthful food in schools -- the push is on to change the way the nation subsidizes farming 10.7.2007 SFGate: Top Stories
It was almost accidental activism. Acme Bread's Steve Sullivan was on a class trip to Washington, D.C., with his 13-year-old daughter when their flight home was canceled. A scramble to rebook ended with the Berkeley food artisan and his family seated almost... ...
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Kosher's Eco-Conscious Turn 7.7.2007 Washington Post
Greening of Jewish dietary laws reflects budding infusion of environmentalism into religious life.
Food: The Way We Eat: Missionary Man 7.7.2007 NY Times: Magazine
For Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, cooks must earn their (lamb) chops.
Eco-Kosher Movement Aims To Heed Tradition, Conscience 7.7.2007 Washington Post: Nation
First she had to find an organic cattle farm near Washington. Then a shochet, a person trained in kosher slaughtering, who was willing to do a freelance job. Then a kosher butcher to carve the beef into various cuts and other families from her synagogue to share it.
Organic tomatoes have more antioxidants 7.7.2007 New Scientist: Living World
A 10-year study shows level up to twice as high - the overfertilisation of conventional crops may be the explanation
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Greenland ice yields hope on climate 6.7.2007 Boston Globe: Latest
An international team of scientists, drilling deep into the ice layers of Greenland, has found DNA from ancient spiders and trees, evidence that suggests the frozen shield covering the immense island survived the earth's last period of global warming.
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Chocolate is latest U.S. organic heavy-hitter 6.7.2007 Boston Globe: Latest
Organic chocolate sales are booming as more U.S. consumers seeking untreated natural ingredients are choosing the sweet treat to satisfy their cravings, and mainstream companies are entering what was once considered a high-end market.
Organic tomatoes have more antioxidants 5.7.2007 New Scientist: News
A 10-year study shows level up to twice as high - the overfertilisation of conventional crops may be the explanation
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Rick Friedman | Buying Into the Green Movement 3.7.2007 Truthout.com
Rick Friedman states that a "vision of an eco-sensitive life as a series of choices about what to buy appeals to millions of consumers and arguably defines the current environmental movement as equal parts concern for the earth and for making a stylish statement."
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Kelpie Wilson | Preparing for Permaculture 2.7.2007 Truthout.com
Kelpie Wilson of Truthout reports: "While in Australia for the International Agrichar Initiative conference in April, I got a chance to visit Djanbung Gardens, a farm and learning center founded by permaculture expert Robyn Francis in the alternative community of Nimbin, New South Wales. After a wonderful hour touring the garden with students from Canada, South Africa and France, I sat down with Robyn for a chat about permaculture and the future of Australia's and the world's agricultural systems."
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The simple water can gets an update 2.7.2007 Star Tribune: Business
Ovation Science hopes gardeners and organic farmers will adopt its Enki oxygen-enhancing watering system, which, studies show, improves flower growth and yields of tomatoes and bell peppers.
Five Eco-Diets Get Put to the Test 30.6.2007 AlterNet
It pays to be wary of fad diets -- even if they’re in the name of the planet. We put five to the test.
Scenes from the market / Farmers feed appetites for local products as the bountiful summer season begins 27.6.2007 SFGate: Top Stories
Saturday morning at the Alemany Farmers' Market. A man spotting an acquaintance: "I didn't know you shopped here." The answer: "Well, you know, we're supposed to eat locally." The message preached by environmentalists, Slow Food followers, junk-... ...
Ethanol Demand Outgrowing Corn Crop 27.6.2007 Tompaine.com
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New almond rules drive some foodies nuts 27.6.2007 Chicago Tribune: Business
Raw, organic almonds form the basis of Karyn Calabrese's garlicky nut pate, her vegan pie crusts and vanilla ice cream custards.
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