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A lone ranger in Asturias 17.4.2010 The Guardian -- Front Page
Northern Spain's variety of mountain terrain means you should be able to find a range to yourself – in the enchanting Pongas, for example I still wasn't sure exactly where the Ponga mountains were when I arrived on the first day of June at Posada del Valle, a small hotel set in idyllic farmland a few miles from the Atlantic coast of Asturias. The famous Picos de Europa were obvious, still dappled white after unusually heavy winter snow, spiking the horizon to the south-east. Sprawling just behind the Posada, between it and the sea, was the broad ridge of the Cordal del Sueve. It was the hotel owner, Nigel Burch, who pointed out the Pongas – a cluster of limestone pyramids immediately to our south – and promised that I would see virtually no ...
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The Way We Live Now: The Fat Trap 16.4.2010 NY Times: Magazine
Can a mother simultaneously encourage her daughter to watch what she eats and to accept her body?

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The Vast Potential of City Agriculture 16.4.2010 Common Dreams: Views
by K. Rashid Nuri

In his State of the Union address this winter, President Obama enumerated problems requiring his attention: health care, the economy, job creation, environmental issues and lack of renewable fuels. In doing so, he suggested that increasing agricultural exports would help solve some of these problems.

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Cupertino shorts: Fun festival planned for Earth Day 16.4.2010 San Jose Mercury News: San Jose/Valley
Cupertino is holding 'film and fun' festival for Earth DayThe city of Cupertino's Earth Day Film and Fun Festival will be held April 17 at City Hall Plaza on from 10 a.
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First lady Michelle Obama visits San Diego community farm to promote anti-obesity campaign 16.4.2010 Star Tribune: Health
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Green party manifesto 2010: annotated policy guide 15.4.2010 Guardian: Environment
Guardian specialists dissect the Green party manifesto and give their views on the most important passages. Click on the highlighted paragraphs to read their comments or use the annotations bar at the top of the page to flick through them Sarah Boseley Patrick Butler Katie Allen Alan Travis John Vidal Jessica ...
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Organic, local farms get a boost from USDA 15.4.2010 SFGate: Top Stories
Organic, local farms get a boost from USDA
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Green consumption and false economies 15.4.2010 New Scientist: Sex and Cloning
Green consumption and false economies
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How to eat well on a food stamp budget: $68.88 a week 15.4.2010 Houston Chronicle: Top Headlines
With job growth and the economy still only sputtering along, a record number of Americans have turned to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, the formal name for federal food stamp program.


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Museum fling heralds spring 15.4.2010 Boston Globe: Massachusetts
Museum fling heralds spring
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Officials seek cause of Snohomish dairy-manure spill 15.4.2010 Seattle Times: Local
Regulators are still trying to figure out what caused a dairy-farm lagoon to fail earlier this week, spilling millions of gallons of manure that wound up in the Snohomish River.
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How to eat well on a food stamp budget: $68.88 15.4.2010 Houston Chronicle: Nation
With job growth and the economy still only sputtering along, a record number of Americans have turned to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, the formal name for federal food stamp program.


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Just the facts 15.4.2010 Durango Telegraph
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Eating well on a food stamp budget: $68.88 14.4.2010 MSNBC
How well can a family of four eat on just $68.88 a week? For more than 38 million Americans, it's more than a matter of conjecture. ...
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How to eat well on a food stamp budget: $68.88 14.4.2010 Boston Globe: Latest
How to eat well on a food stamp budget: $68.88
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How to eat well on a food stamp budget: $68.88 14.4.2010 Seattle Times: Nation & World
How well can a family of four eat on just $68.88 a week? For more than 38 million Americans, it's more than a matter of conjecture.
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What We Don't Know About GE Crops 14.4.2010 Commondreams.org Views
by Ben Lilliston
After 15 years on the market, and constituting 80 percent of soybeans, corn and cotton grown in the U.S., we still know remarkably little about genetically engineered (GE) crops; and some of what we do know is cause for alarm.

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Making Delis a Cut Above by Rewriting Menus With Local Foods 14.4.2010 NY Times: Most Emailed
New deli cooks move toward handmade food with local ingredients, served with respect for past and present.
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School nutrition and gardening classes aim to grow healthy eating habits 14.4.2010 Chicago Tribune: Popular
School nutrition and gardening classes aim to grow healthy eating habits
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Michael Moss on Food Safety (Round One) 14.4.2010 NYT: Home Page
Michael Moss answers reader questions about food safety.

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