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Shakopee Mdewakanton Open Organic Market 6.1.2011 WCCO: National
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community is getting into the local and organic food craze with its own natural food market on its reservation south of the Twin Cities.
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Does money grow on trees? 6.1.2011 BBC: Science
Can paying for nature's 'services' help look after the natural world?
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Shakopee Mdewakanton open organic market 6.1.2011 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community is getting into the local and organic food craze with its own natural food market on its reservation south of the Twin Cities.
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Why isn't more wine 'organic'? 6.1.2011 L.A. Times - Food & Dining
Sulfites are forbidden in organic products by the USDA, but most winemakers consider the preservative crucial in winemaking, so few wineries want the label.

Sulfites are forbidden in organic products by the USDA, but most winemakers consider the preservative crucial in winemaking, so few wineries want the label.


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Vegan diets becoming more popular, more mainstream 6.1.2011 Seattle Times: Nation & World
You've come a long way, vegan.
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2010 Recap: Food, Agriculture, and Justice 5.1.2011 Truthout - All Articles

Progressive media outlets have been busy providing an end of the year retrospective on the most notable events and issues that carried the headlines in 2010. Many news services and blogs in the food- and agriculture-related areas ranked the Food Safety Modernization Act and the Child Nutrition Act at the top of their lists.

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Rana Santacruz 5.1.2011 News & Features
Mexico City native Rana Santacruz led a rock band there until around 2000. Subsequently relocating to Brooklyn, he began absorbing and sorting influences from far-flung points of the musical spectrum, culminating in a charmingly expansive yet organic mash-up on his solo debut, Chicavasco. W...
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Ken Collins: US not doing that bad 5.1.2011 Steamboat Pilot
You get up in the morning thanks to your “made in Korea” alarm clock. Throw back the Indonesian-made covers and head to your Braun coffee grinder where you scoop some organic Colombian beans and grind away to fill the French espresso machine. While that brews, you switch on your 42-inch Mitsubishi TV to catch some SportsCenter or PBS or maybe Fox News. Cereal sounds good. You grab a Chinese-made bowl you got at Walmart.
'The best food is a human right', says Soil Association director 5.1.2011 Guardian: Environment
Helen Browning, the incoming Soil Association director, wants to see organic farming go mainstream, writes Bibi van der Zee Striding up the hill towards her pigs, which have been farrowing for the last couple of months, Helen Browning looks so comfortable it's hard to imagine her in a committee room in Westminster, or hunched in front of a computer in the offices of the Soil Association. "I gave up full-time farming because I wanted to do other things. But this is where I always come back to. This is where I come for inspiration," she says. In the field in front of her, sows are flopped on their sides recovering from mammoth feeding sessions while dozens of piglets race wildly around in snuffling gangs, like children in a playground. "We don't wean them till they reach eight weeks," she says, "because it's just so important for their health. They're less likely to get scours, diarrhoea, and all sorts of illness. They're bred from British Saddlebacks and Large Whites, which is a very good, ...
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Happy Hour: Better than coupons — oysters and wine at Whole Foods 5.1.2011 Seattle Times: Top stories
Whole Foods Market in Westlake offers a variety of food-themed happy hours, from street food to 69-cent oyster night.
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Do We Have to Live Like Peasants to Be Truly Sustainable? 5.1.2011 AlterNet
There has to be a happy medium between living as a poor peasant in an adobe hut and living in a McMansion while driving a Hummer. But how do we find it?
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Carol Moseley Braun tax returns reveal shaky financial state 4.1.2011 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Carol Moseley Braun tax returns reveal shaky financial state
Food Safety Overhaul Gives New Authority to Regulators 4.1.2011 Truthout - All Articles

A law signed by President Obama on Tuesday gives federal regulators new authority and enforcement tools to oversee the safety of the country's food supply and requires the food industry to take preventative measures to reduce the risk of spreading food-borne illnesses.

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Zorn: Braun pulls a Plummer 4.1.2011 Chicago Tribune: Opinion
Zorn: Braun pulls a Plummer
Small businesses see gains with part-timers 3.1.2011 SFGate: Business & Technology
Small businesses see gains with part-timers
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Top green resolutions for a healthier you 3.1.2011 Seattle Times: Health
Take steps to rid your life of pollutants.
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Letters to the editor, Jan. 3 3.1.2011 SFGate: Op-Ed
Letters to the editor, Jan. 3
Letters to the editor, Jan. 3 2.1.2011 SFGate: Op-Ed
Letters to the editor, Jan. 3
New grocery cause: 'humane' food 2.1.2011 Seattle Times: Nation & World
American shoppers face a dizzying array of labels in the aisles of their grocery stores, most designed to help them make healthy choices. Soon they'll see yet another label — this one concerning the health of animals in the food chain.
Land Conservancy awards 2 scholarships 1.1.2011 The Daily Record: Local
The Land Conservancy of New Jersey has awarded scholarships to Amy Burzynski of Boonton and Carly Furman of Short Hills. The conservancy grants two awards yearly to outstanding New Jersey college students studying in an environmental field. Each student received $7,000.
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