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Chefs to give outdoor cooking classes in Vail 10.6.2010 Vail Colorado: Our World
VAIL - Vail Valley chefs will conduct live cooking demonstrations in the coming weeks as part of the Betty Ford Alpine Gardens' second annual Chefs in the Gardens series in Vail. The hour-long demonstrations, which will showcase locally grown and organically produced ingredients, are free to the public and will take place from noon to 1 p.m. in the Children's Garden, near the Schoolhouse gift shop and museum in Vail's Ford Park. Executive Chef Richard Bailey of The Lord Gore Restaurant, at the Manor Vail Lodge, kicks off the series on Monday. He'll prepare a summery menu of organic greens with toasted almonds, Colorado goat cheese and citrus, truffle vinaigrette; seared Scottish salmon, sauteed spinach and mashed potatoes with roasted ...
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Is organic food actually healthier? 9.6.2010 Minnesota Public Radio: News
An 'Intelligence Squared' panel debates whether organic food is just good for marketing or if there are actually health benefits.
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Straw Hats, a Horse and Buggy - and Propane 9.6.2010 NY Times: Science
Lancaster County's Amish farmers, who have lived simple, off-the-grid lives for generations, do enjoy a few modern conveniences.

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Urban gardens germinate seeds of better health in Denver 9.6.2010 Denver Post: News: Local
Urban gardens germinate seeds of better health in Denver
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Local Meat Is Becoming Easier to Find 9.6.2010 NY Times: NY Region
From the smallest Greenmarkets to the cardboard boxes of Fresh Direct home delivery, boutique meat from animals raised on local fields seems to be everywhere.

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P.M. Bay Area Buzz: Grand jury says red light cameras aren't cash cows; Home-invasion robbery turns deadly 9.6.2010 San Jose Mercury News: Local News
Other hot stories around the Bay Area include police seeking help in finding a special bicyle stolen from an autistic girl, while police in another city investigate "pipe-bomb prank.
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Beyond Organic: An Inside Look at Joel Salatin's Famous Polyface Farm 8.6.2010 AlterNet
Made famous by 'The Omnivore's Dilemma,' Polyface Farm is the destination of choice for discerning tourists with a passion for great food and sustainable agriculture.
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Groups Around the US Joined Haitian Farmers in Protesting "Donation" of Monsanto Seeds 8.6.2010 Truthout.com

"We're for seeds that have never been touched by multinationals. In our advocacy, we say that seeds are the patrimony of humanity. No one can control them," said Doudou Pierre, national coordinating committee member of the National Haitian Network for Food Sovereignty and Food Security (RENHASSA), in a recent interview. "We reject Monsanto and their GMOs. GMOs would be the extermination of our people."

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Ronnie Lee Gardner: Life and (impending) death of a double murderer 7.6.2010 Salt Lake Tribune
A letter carrier opens a mailbox. Inside, he finds a pair of socks, which he unfolds to reveal a .38-caliber pistol and a wallet. "Sorry," reads a note pinned to the socks.
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Drowning victim near Loveland was organic farm worker 7.6.2010 Denver Post: News: Local
Drowning victim near Loveland was organic farm worker
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Green fairs are sprouting up nationwide 7.6.2010 LA Times: Business
Green fairs are sprouting up nationwide
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Woman who drown trying to save dog identified as Adventist organic farm staffer 7.6.2010 Denver Post: Local
Woman who drown trying to save dog identified as Adventist organic farm staffer
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Heads Up: Stores Highlight Bounty of Italy’s Lazio Region 7.6.2010 International Herald Tribune: Front Page
Shops and cafes feature decidedly local ingredients from Lazio, whose products were long overshadowed by Tuscany’s.
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Vail Daily letter: Better food at school 7.6.2010 Vail Colorado: Editorials
Last week I visited the lush and beautiful town of Hotchkiss. Although I've been several times, this visit was unique. Its sole purpose was to meet with a team of women who are passionate about local and organic becoming a part of Colorado schools. It's pretty easy to eat locally in Hotchkiss. Each turn leads you to a new farm and thus a farmer. I wanted to stop every 30 seconds to eat straight from the vine and bust into song - "The hills are alive ... " Since January, I've been visiting schools across Colorado to see what they have to serve to our children. In my travels, I've stumbled across many inspiring school lunch programs and some that lack inspiration. I'm very impressed with the administrators who are putting in extra time and ...
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The Goat Lady vs. Goliath 6.6.2010 Chicago Tribune: Popular
The Goat Lady vs. Goliath
Hudson Valley Bounty | Grains: Wild Hive, a Farm Where Grain Is Milled 5.6.2010 NY Times: NY Region
Wild Hive Farm in Clinton Corners, N.Y., mills a variety of grains and tries to educate children about fresh, local food.

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Son continues farm's legacy of marijuana growing 5.6.2010 Seattle Times: Nation & World
Down a rutted dirt road from Garden Highway and the Sacramento River levee, organic farmer David Tat Chow cultivates a crop that ...
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Eat up or be fined in this restaurant 5.6.2010 Hindustan Times: News
An Australian restaurateur fed up with the waste left by diners has ordered her customers to eat everything on their plates or pay a penalty and not return.
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Second Bellevue Farmers Market opens Saturday 5.6.2010 Seattle Times: Local
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The Human Equation in Water-Related Disputes 5.6.2010 NY Times: Science
The Human Equation in Water-Related Disputes
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