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China's pollution to peak at earlier stage of growth 10.2.2010 New Kerala: World News
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Minnesota's Sno-Pac Foods becoming a well-loved brand 10.2.2010 News & Features

Ever done a frozen-pea tasting? Yeah, me neither, until the other day when I fired up every burner on the old Caloric and set four pots of water to boil. I steamed four bags of peas and started sampling, sipping water between bites as if conducting a wine tasting. (No spitting, though—we co...

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Permaculture Could Regrow Haiti's Ecosystem and Economy 10.2.2010 Wired Top Stories
Haiti was an ecological disaster before the earthquake. Deforestation and topsoil loss have made farming on the island difficult. One organization suggests that permaculture techniques could restore productivity to the land and rural residents.


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India halts genetically modified eggplant release 9.2.2010 AP Business
MUMBAI, India (AP) -- India halted the release of the world's first genetically modified eggplant Tuesday, saying further study needed to be done to guarantee consumer safety before it could be cultivated in the country....
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India halts genetically modified eggplant release 9.2.2010 Seattle Times: Business & Technology
India halted the release of the world's first genetically modified eggplant Tuesday, saying further study needed to be done to guarantee consumer safety before it could be cultivated in the country.
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Fertile soil without fuel: cutting carbon down on the farm 9.2.2010 Guardian: Environment
Find out why Joanne Brannan's planting this shrub as a windbreak on her low-carbon farm Here at the The Oak Tree Low Carbon Farm my aim is to reduce carbon emissions at every stage of growing and delivering produce. I don't use energy-intensive artificial fertilisers, so I am looking for very local sources of organic matter to enrich the soil. This rules out trucking manure in from riding stables, even though they often pay to have it taken away, which strikes me as incredible. Garden centres sell this stuff in small bags for a pretty stiff price, so why aren't local gardeners willingly carting it off in wheelbarrow loads? So far I have found two external sources of organic matter that fit my low carbon criteria. The next door field has ...
One Company Thinks They've Created Fast Food With a Conscience -- Are They Right? 9.2.2010 AlterNet
Chipotle has a great record when it comes to buying more sustainable ingredients, but it has done one thing that has human rights activists howling.
How Shopping Carts May Be Our Greatest Weapon in the Health Care Fight 9.2.2010 AlterNet
Including the USDA in health discussions could lead to better subsidies for organic farms -- and healthier Americans.
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The Mothers of Invention 8.2.2010 WSJ: Most Emailed Today
When these women saw a need for healthier children's fare, they decided to become entrepreneurs. And they're making their mark on the food business.
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Chicago schools pile up lunch waste 7.2.2010 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Chicago schools pile up lunch waste
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US Agriculture secretary to visit Vermont 7.2.2010 Boston Globe: Vermont
US Agriculture secretary to visit Vermont
Sunday Routine | Alice Waters: Time to Catch Up With Herself 7.2.2010 NYT: Home Page
Alice Waters, the founder of Chez Panisse, takes Sundays to sleep a little later and get ready to begin the week — and, of course, to check out what’s in the garden.

The Newest Diet Trend: What Would Jesus Eat? 6.2.2010 AlterNet
Whether you call it the Hallelujah Diet, the Maker's Diet or the Lord's Diet, the holy spirit is driving one of America's biggest weight-loss fads.
Connecticut Dining | Valentine’s Day: Savory Routes From Taste Buds to the Heart 6.2.2010 NY Times: NY Region
A sampling of restaurants that offer good value, fine wines and romantic ambience.

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Sunday Routine | Margaret Chin: With These Pancakes, No Sleeping In 6.2.2010 NY Times: NY Region
The first Chinese-American elected to represent Chinatown, Ms. Chin goes to churches and civic meetings before cooking and ironing.

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Survey shows Minnesota a leader in organic farming 6.2.2010 Twincities.com: News
ST. PAUL, Minn. — A new survey by the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows that Minnesota ranks among the Top 10 states with the largest numbers of certified organic farms.
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Survey Shows Minnesota A Leader In Organic Farming 6.2.2010 WCCO: Local News
A new survey by the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows that Minnesota ranks among the Top 10 states with the largest numbers of certified organic farms.
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Urban farmers fight nationwide to sow green biz 6.2.2010 Seattle Times: Business & Technology
Tara Kolla fancied herself a green thumb-turned-green businesswoman when she planted an organic flower plot in her yard and sold poppies, sweet peas and zinnias at the local farmers market. For her neighbors, it was an eyesore.
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Urban farmers fight nationwide to sow green biz 5.2.2010 Seattle Times: Business & Technology
Tara Kolla fancied herself a green thumb-turned-green businesswoman when she planted an organic flower plot in her yard and sold poppies, sweet peas and zinnias at the local farmers market. For her neighbors, it was an eyesore.
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Urban farmers fight nationwide to sow green biz 5.2.2010 AP National
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Tara Kolla fancied herself a green thumb-turned-green businesswoman when she planted an organic flower plot in her yard and sold poppies, sweet peas and zinnias at the local farmers market. For her neighbors, it was an eyesore....
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