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Pedal power: How Denver bike crews are rescuing food from landfills one ride at a time 7.8.2017 Denver Post: Lifestyles
Scraps and Denver Food Rescue offer hyper-local solutions to food waste that the city and others may not provide. Both groups do the bulk of their work from bikes, allowing neighborhood-based programs and immediate deliveries without a middleman.
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How big is too big? Amazon sparks antitrust concerns 6.8.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

Amazon’s bid to acquire Whole Foods has sparked political concerns and prompted policymakers and legal experts to ask: How big is too big?
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Farms drawing diners who eat near crops that produced food 5.8.2017 AP National
CAMBRIDGE, Vt. (AP) -- Dining at farms is becoming a regular summer and fall event that runs the gamut from multicourse dinners to weekly burger nights....
World Breastfeeding Week: Nursing moms, eat your way to better health 4.8.2017 New Kerala: World News
By Pallavi Aman Singh, New Delhi , Aug 4 : A mom-to-be's to-do-list usually shows a green checkmark next to 'healthy eating,' but once the baby arrives, the focus on food often fades away. However, if you're a nursing mom, you may want to continue those better eating practices.
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In an era of on-demand food delivery, hotel room service is forced to evolve 4.8.2017 Chicago Tribune: Business
Hotel room service has always been a tough sell. It's expensive both to order and to operate, looks extravagant on a business traveler's expense report, and for most people, goes against the very point of travel: to get out and explore new sights and cuisines. Room service revenue ...
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Green & Black's bar drops Fairtrade and organic labels 3.8.2017 BBC: Business
Green & Black's is launching its first UK product without a Fairtrade or organic label.
Can Organic Farming and Unions Transform California's Hottest Farm Belt? 3.8.2017 American Prospect
Capital & Main  is an award-winning publication that reports from California on economic, political, and social issues. The American Prospect is co-publishing this piece. This article was written and produced with the support of a journalism fellowship from New America Media, the Gerontological Society of America, and the Silver Century Foundation. Forty-one years ago I was a young organizer for the United Farm Workers in the Coachella Valley, helping agricultural laborers win union elections and negotiate contracts. Suspicion of growers was a survival attitude. I was beaten by the son of one rancher in a vineyard, while trying to talk to people sitting in the vines on their lunch hour. When I met with workers in another field, my old Plymouth Valiant convertible was filled with fertilizer and its tires slashed. By those standards, I could see that HMS Ranch Management, which manages day-to-day operations for ranch owners, was different. I'm sure Ole Fogh-Andersen, who ran the company, would have ...
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Across D.C., a resurgence of the small neighborhood grocery store 3.8.2017 Washington Post
Across D.C., a resurgence of the small neighborhood grocery store
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Amid farm-to-table movement, Colorado agriculture attempts to shape perceptions of farming 3.8.2017 Denver Post: Lifestyles
Younger generations are leading the charge on demanding locally sourced food; they’re starting farm-to-table restaurants, making farmer’s markets trendy and paying the price for sourcing their food locally. But, getting the most accurate message out to consumers about where their food comes from is easier said than done.
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Organic Coup plans to open this fall in downtown Seattle and Bellevue 2.8.2017 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

The fast-food chain founded by former Costco employees and bankrolled in part by top Costco execs is opening its first Seattle-area locations this fall.
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Organic Valley Debuts Eggs-cellent Snack 2.8.2017 New Kerala: World News
LA FARGE, Wis., Aug. 1, 2017 : Organic Valley Good to Go Hard-Boiled Eggs, the latest addition to the brand's Good to Go snacking line, provide all the whole-food nutrition of Organic Valley's award-winning organic, free range eggs in convenient peeled and ready-to-eat form.
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How, and why, some farmers are bringing livestock back to the prairie 1.8.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Some farmers are grazing different types of animals on the same land in a carefully controlled pattern, which ideally will enhance animal welfare and also help regenerate the landscape.
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How, And Why, Some Farmers Are Bringing Livestock Back To The Prairie 1.8.2017 NPR News
Some farmers are grazing different types of animals on the same land in a carefully controlled pattern, which ideally will enhance animal welfare and also help regenerate the landscape.
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Port Townsend startup helps neighbors buy, sell backyard produce 31.7.2017 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

Vinder’s website, which launched in February, is used by a smattering of backyard gardeners, farmers and their customers in 21 cities across 11 states.
Farm-To-Table May Feel Virtuous, But It's Food Labor That's Ripe For Change 30.7.2017 NPR News
Even the most wholesome ingredients are produced through cheap labor, often by people who are themselves poor and hungry. It's time the food world talks about that, says an award-winning chef.
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Homegrown coral reefs are beautiful — and potentially dangerous 28.7.2017 Washington Post
Homegrown coral reefs are beautiful — and potentially dangerous
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Perdue Farms signs up for a chicken welfare revolution 28.7.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Science
The poultry industry may be on the verge of adopting ambitious new animal-welfare standards, giving chickens more space and daylight, and even returning to older, slower-growing chicken breeds.
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Perdue Farms Signs Up For A Chicken Welfare Revolution 28.7.2017 NPR News
The poultry industry may be on the verge of adopting ambitious new animal-welfare standards, giving chickens more space and daylight, and even returning to older, slower-growing chicken breeds.
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Nestle’s 1st-half profit up 19 percent, sales slightly lower 27.7.2017 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

BERLIN (AP) — Swiss food giant Nestle says its first-half earnings were up 19 percent due to a one-time tax expense that impacted profit a year earlier, while sales slipped as a result of divestments and currency issues. The company behind Maggi noodles, Stouffer’s frozen foods and KitKat chocolate bars on Thursday reported net profit […]
Colorado Springs wants to join “Smart Gigabit Communities” network 27.7.2017 Denver Post: All Political News
The city of Colorado Springs is joining with the Southern Colorado Women's Chamber of Commerce, Catalyst Campus and a Washington, D.C.-based group, to become part of a network of more than 20 "Smart Gigabit Communities" and develop new ways to use ultra-fast internet connections for business, education and health.
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