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Yogurt co. turns to plants for packaging 14.10.2010 Seattle Times: Business & Technology
Concerned moms won't notice much different about the thin plastic containers of organic baby yogurt. But Stonyfield Farm Inc. hopes they do.
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Yogurt company unveils new plant-based cups 14.10.2010 Boston Globe: Vermont
Yogurt company unveils new plant-based cups
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Turning Business Owners Into Stars of Their Own Stories 14.10.2010 NY Times: Business
A Web site sells natural products by telling the story of its vendors, making a more personal connection with consumers.

Social Soup: Lecture focuses on ways to bring organic food to all 13.10.2010 Salt Lake Tribune
By Kathy Stephenson The Salt Lake Tribune Updated Oct 12, 2010 08:06PM MDT Buying organic produce and local meats is easy for people with money. The problem is making the fresh, local food affordable for everyone, especially low-income families. Author and community food-activist Mark Winne will talk about “The Empowering Possibilities of Food” on Thursday, Oct. 19 during “Social Soup,” a free monthly lecture series sponsored by the University of Utah College of Social Work. The presentation will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Goodwill Humanitarian Building (th... ...
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Pacifica Gardens hosting 'One-Hundred Mile Meal' 13.10.2010 San Jose Mercury News: Local News
Pacifica Gardens hosting 'One-Hundred Mile Meal'
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The Learning Network: Organic, Slow or Local: Exploring Food-Based Communities 13.10.2010 NY Times: Education
Lesson Plan | Comparing and contrasting the values and practices involved in various food movements and formulating personal food philosophy statements.

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World Food Prize winner: IT revolution won't be model for agriculture in Africa 12.10.2010 Seattle Times: Local
By Sandi Doughton
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Open House: Places where it's easy being green 11.10.2010 MSNBC
Open House: Places where it's easy being green
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Op-Ed Contributor: Foodies on Food Stamps 11.10.2010 International Herald Tribune: Editorials
In Oregon, the jobless can eat well at the farmers’ markets.
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Conn. hospital's food ratings reach more groceries 10.10.2010 Boston Globe: Latest
Conn. hospital's food ratings reach more groceries
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10 Ways to Celebrate 10/10/10 9.10.2010 Truthout.com

On Sunday, at over 7,000 events in 188 countries, people will be getting to work to stop catastrophic climate change—and calling on their leaders to do the same. Click here to find an event in your community. If there isn't one, it's not too late: Here are 10 ideas from 350.org for planning your own climate work party.

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Midway farm to grow vegetables year-round with geothermal heat 9.10.2010 Salt Lake Tribune
By Glen warchol The Salt Lake Tribune Updated Oct 8, 2010 07:56PM MDT A Utah farmer is planning a geothermal farm in Midway, making it possible to one day eat a fresh-picked Utah tomato in January. On Saturday, Dale Allred will break ground on a 1-acre geothermal-heated greenhouse. The public can attend the event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the farm, 260 E. 600 North. A short ceremony will take place at noon. Allred will use the heated water bubbling from an underground spring on the property to warm the greenhouses and grow produce year-round. “This really gives ... ...
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Organic food co. owner faces drug charges in Maine 8.10.2010 Boston Globe: Maine
Organic food co. owner faces drug charges in Maine
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Minnesota Plans Study Of Organic Farm Transition 8.10.2010 WCCO: Local News
A $1.2 million federal grant will help Minnesota economists study the costs of transitioning from conventional to organic farming.
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Minnesota plans study of organic farm transition 8.10.2010 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A $1.2 million federal grant will help Minnesota economists study the costs of transitioning from conventional to organic farming.
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GM profit boost to non-GM crops 8.10.2010 BBC: Science
Pest control by genetically-modified crops can raise yields and profits from non-GM varieties grown nearby, a study from the US suggests.
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Everyday Organic: Homemade apple cider vinegar is liquid gold 8.10.2010 Salt Lake Tribune
By MaryJane Butters Updated Oct 7, 2010 06:57PM MDT Whether you picked ’em from your backyard tree, lugged bushels home from a nearby orchard, plucked them enthusiastically from a supermarket bin or discovered a mountain of them in your CSA farm, you’re inundated with apples right now. And who could complain? But after peeling, slicing and dicing, and pie making, do you ever wonder if there isn’t some way to use the scraps? There is — make a batch of home-brewed apple cider vinegar. Fermenting will take about two months. But when you’re done, i... ...
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Industrial Agriculture and Human Survival: The Road Beyond 10/10/10 8.10.2010 Common Dreams: Views
by Ronnie Cummins
Note: Climate and food activists are organizing thousands of “work parties” in 170 nations on October 10, 2010 (10/10/10). These work parties are designed to both highlight local projects that can help reverse global warming, and to force politicians to take decisive action - before it’s too late. http://www.350.org

Despite decades of deception and mystification, a critical mass at the grassroots is waking up.

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Recipes for Health: Apple Crumble 7.10.2010 IHT: Health/Science
Bake the apples until thoroughly softened before finishing them with the crumble topping.

3 win Nobel for design of key chemistry tool 7.10.2010 Twincities.com: Nation
NEW YORK — A method for building complex molecules has paid off by helping to fight cancer, protect crops and make electronic devices — and now it has earned its developers a Nobel Prize.
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