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Farms, Forks and Feuds on the Road to Sustainable Agriculture 18.8.2010 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com

Food is precious and perishable, and agriculture is extremely complicated. Adding sustainability to the mix makes it more so. Farmers and representatives for food processors, crop science companies, coffee growing cooperative and some of the world's major brands gathered in San Francisco recently to confront this thorny topic.

Farms, Forks and Feuds on the Road to Sustainable Agriculture
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Jennifer Grayson: Eco Etiquette: 10 Surprising Tips for a Green Pregnancy (PHOTOS) 18.8.2010 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
Send all your eco-inquiries to Jennifer Grayson at eco.etiquette@gmail.com. Questions may be edited for length and clarity. No one would accuse me of being a...
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7 Great New Food Books For Sustainable Eating 18.8.2010 TreeHugger
7 Great New Food Books For Sustainable Eating
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Farms, Forks and Feuds on the Road to Sustainable Agriculture 18.8.2010 GreenBiz.com

Food is precious and perishable, and agriculture is extremely complicated. Adding sustainability to the mix makes it more so. Farmers and representatives for food processors, crop science companies, coffee growing cooperative and some of the world's major brands gathered in San Francisco recently to confront this thorny topic.

Farms, Forks and Feuds on the Road to Sustainable Agriculture
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The Changing Winds for Agricultural Sustainability 17.8.2010 Small Business | GreenBiz.com

An event last week brought together farmers and giant food conglomerates to develop new ways of working together to bring the environment back to the farm.

The Changing Winds for Agricultural Sustainability
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The Changing Winds for Agricultural Sustainability 17.8.2010 Small Business | GreenBiz.com

An event last week brought together farmers and giant food conglomerates to develop new ways of working together to bring the environment back to the farm.

The Changing Winds for Agricultural Sustainability
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The Changing Winds for Agricultural Sustainability 17.8.2010 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com

An event last week brought together farmers and giant food conglomerates to develop new ways of working together to bring the environment back to the farm.

The Changing Winds for Agricultural Sustainability
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The Changing Winds for Agricultural Sustainability 17.8.2010 GreenBiz.com

An event last week brought together farmers and giant food conglomerates to develop new ways of working together to bring the environment back to the farm.

The Changing Winds for Agricultural Sustainability
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Maintaining Food Crop Diversity: An Interview with Gary Paul Nabhan 16.8.2010 worldwatch.org
Tell me about your latest book, Where Our Food Comes From-Retracing Nikolay Vavilov's Quest to End Famine. You went on quite an adventure to write this. The book is about the centers of food diversity - to remind us that although we may want to eat local, we're also indebted to farming cultures in other parts of the world, parts from which our major food crops were historically derived. Maintaining the diversity of these food crops, taking care of the hotspots of food diversity, and ensuring that the indigenous stewards of those areas maintain control of their arable lands is very, very important. Nikolay Vavilov is one of my all-time heroes and perhaps the world's greatest plant explorer. He was born in the 1890s, and about a century ago ...
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Maintaining Food Crop Diversity: An Interview with Gary Paul Nabhan 16.8.2010 worldwatch.org
Tell me about your latest book, Where Our Food Comes From-Retracing Nikolay Vavilov's Quest to End Famine. You went on quite an adventure to write this. The book is about the centers of food diversity - to remind us that although we may want to eat local, we're also indebted to farming cultures in other parts of the world, parts from which our major food crops were historically derived. Maintaining the diversity of these food crops, taking care of the hotspots of food diversity, and ensuring that the indigenous stewards of those areas maintain control of their arable lands is very, very important. Nikolay Vavilov is one of my all-time heroes and perhaps the world's greatest plant explorer. He was born in the 1890s, and about a century ago ...
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Rev. Jennifer Kottler: Choices Make Changes: Sustainable Eating for a Better World 16.8.2010 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
God calls us to live consciously, making deliberate choices and thinking through how the choices we make about the way we live impact the lives of others -- even those who live halfway around the world.
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Green gone wrong: Interview with Heather Rogers 15.8.2010 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Brookly based author and filmmaker Heather Rogers latest book Green Gone Wrong: How Our Economy Is Undermining the Environmental Revolution , takes a critical, on-the-ground look at popular market-based solutions to ecological destruction. Rogers has spoken internationally on the environmental effects of mass consumption and is a senior fellow at the progressive U.S. think tank Demos. In your first book, Gone Tomorrow: The Life of Garbage, you took a hard look at how we discard our waste and what happens to it. How did you approach this topic and what made you pursue this as an interest? What is your critique of recycling? read ...
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Raw Almond Producers Fight Federal Regulations Requiring Steam Or Pesticides On Crop 13.8.2010 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
FRESNO, Calif. — Glenn Anderson decided to make a change when he followed in his father's footsteps by growing almonds near the Central Valley town...
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Maria Rodale: A Visit to My Kitchen: Alison Grantham 12.8.2010 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
Alison Grantham is in my kitchen today, sharing her insights from testing organic and chemical agriculture, and her surprising chocolate-and-vegetable guilty pleasure. Alison currently directs...
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Ashley Koff: What Is the Future of U.S. Agriculture? 12.8.2010 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
How does the state of our agriculture today compare to 20 years ago? I had the opportunity to sit down with Chuck Benbrook, Ph.D., chief scientist at The Organic Center.
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Jennifer Grayson: Eco Etiquette: Help! Am I Doomed By Dioxins? 11.8.2010 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
Send all your eco-inquiries to Jennifer Grayson at eco.etiquette@gmail.com. Questions may be edited for length and clarity. I've been pretty freaked out about getting cancer...
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Andrew Gunther: U.S. Scientific Establishment Throws Down Gauntlet to Big Ag 11.8.2010 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
I don't often find much to cheer about when I read the food and farming news, but a new report from the influential National Research Council on the future of U.S. farming had me reaching for my pom-poms.
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Independent Scientific Testing Finds Toxic Contaminants in San Francisco's Free 'Organic Biosolids Compost' 10.8.2010 Commondreams.org Newswire
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 10, 2010 Food Rights Network Independent tests of sewage sludge-derived compost from the Synagro CVC plant -- distributed free to gardeners since 2007 by the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission in their "organic biosolids compost" giveaway program -- have found appreciable concentrations of contaminants with endocrine-disruptive properties. These contaminants include polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE) flame retardants, nonylphenol detergent breakdown products, and the antibacterial agent triclosan. The independent tests were conducted for the Food Rights Networkby Dr. Robert C. read ...
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What's the Secret to Enjoying a Healthy Diet? Guy Watson of Riverford Organic has the Answer (Video) 10.8.2010 TreeHugger
What's the Secret to Enjoying a Healthy Diet? Guy Watson of Riverford Organic has the Answer (Video)
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Ellen Kanner: Meatless Monday: The Joy, the Soy, the (Sub-)Culture of Tempeh 9.8.2010 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
Tempeh, the Indonesian soy superfood, dates back to sometime in the 16th century. And yet to the uninitiated, tempeh still provokes blank stares. Or fear.
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