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Category: Food Consumption :: Conscious Eating
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Red Meat or Chicken? Why It's Wise to Stay Away from Both 16.4.2009 AlterNet
Cutting out red meat while still eating chicken doesn't address the fact that the industrial model for raising both is very bad for the environment.
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Red Meat or Chicken? Why It's Wise to Stay Away from Both 16.4.2009 AlterNet
Cutting out red meat while still eating chicken doesn't address the fact that the industrial model for raising both is very bad for the environment.
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A Man With Opinions on Food With a Face 15.4.2009 NY Times: Most Emailed
In a new book, Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson — author, animal lover and vegan — draws on the argument that humans evolved primarily as herbivores.
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A Man With Opinions on Food With a Face 15.4.2009 NY Times: Most Emailed
In a new book, Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson — author, animal lover and vegan — draws on the argument that humans evolved primarily as herbivores.
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Is Eating Less Meat Better than Eating No Meat? 15.4.2009 GOOD
There is an by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson called The Face on Your Plate: The Truth About Food. I have a hard relationship with vegans and vegetarians. Partly because the idea of that diet repulses me, partly because I am pretty sure that I would need a disgusting amount of vegan food to get the number of calories I need on a daily basis (I'm not saying this… ...
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Minnesota food shelves give more, need more this year 13.4.2009 Twin Cities Daily Planet
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Social Network "Ooooby" Connects Locavores & Food Growers 12.4.2009 TreeHugger
We love the idea behind , a site which allows people to create their own social network for anything – from anime to baking, but including stuff of a more sustainable flavour such as local bartering and skillshare networks to permaculture meet-ups. We came across – Out Of Our Own Backyards – a Ning social network dedicated to connecting for food growers and locavores, and working towards a “goal of food interdependence”. The site also features some hot pictures of (apparently also called “ ...
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MoJo Video: Bryant Terry's Vegan Soul Kitchen 10.4.2009 Mother Jones
On Monday, check back at MotherJones.com for an expert-led reader forum around the question: Both Alice Waters and praise 's new cookbook, . And not just for the recipes. , a food policy fellow for the Kellogg Foundation, has a history of whipping up recipes for change, not just food. After founding a youth nonprofit and hosting the public television series , Terry now travels across the country giving lectures on everything from the prevalence of diet-related diseases in the South to "food deserts" in Oakland. He joined Mother Jones on video to whip up his healthy version of a quintessential soul food recipe and talk about racism in the food system, faith-based food activism, and the Southern Organic Kitchen Project. ...
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Local food, one yard at a time – Backyard Harvest in your own backyard 10.4.2009 Twin Cities Daily Planet
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Food Security and Fair Trade Coffee 10.4.2009 Grassroots International
The Oaxaca State Coffee Producers Network (CEPCO), one of Grassroots International's partners in Mexico, works with largely indigenous coffee-growing families to fortify their economic wellbeing. CEPCO has been instrumental in strengthening organic coffee production among members and in diversifying the local economic base in an effort to ensure that local indigenous communities can stay on their traditional collectively owned land.

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A Silly New Study Says Vegetarianism Is Decoy for Eating Disorders 9.4.2009 GOOD
Oh, hey, look: Another study is pointing to the negative side of vegetarianism. It probably isn't worth any ink, but seeing as this is the internet, where the ink comes free, let's take a peek at this in Time. The headline—'Study: Is Vegetarianism a Teen Eating Disorder?'—asks a silly question presumably intended to make parents worry and meat-eaters feel great. The answer is obviously no, but let's look at the logic. Wily teens, says the study,… ...
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Locavore to the Max: How to Forage for Low-Impact, Recession-Proof Food 7.4.2009 AlterNet
What's the 'greenest' form of feeding yourself? How can you feed yourself with the smallest possible carbon footprint? Foraging, of course!
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Study links vegetarians to eating disorders 7.4.2009 The Minnesota Daily

Researchers recommend more communication between vegetarians, physicians.

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Brewers Plate: Making Local Food Taste Great in April is No Small Feat 6.4.2009 TreeHugger
Jamie Kennedy dishing it out at last year's Brewers Plate It started in four years ago as a way to "highlight the city's unique flavor and culinary culture." It came to Toronto to answer the question: What does a local sustainable feast look like in April in southern Ontario? Artisanal cheeses, breads, local fish, sausages, roasts and stews of wild game and root vegetables, local greenhouse produce, pickles and preserves of every description, fruit pies -- the work of many chefs -- and of course, libations from our fine Ontario craft brewers. ... ...
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Elissa Altman: A Locavore in Turnip Town: In Praise of Veggie Traders 6.4.2009 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
if Freecycle works (and it does), and Craigslist has changed the way communities do business, why can't vegetable growers and food lovers take take advantage of this same business model?
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RELEASE: Farmers Fear Being Run over by Food Safety Juggernaut 3.4.2009 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines
RELEASE: Farmers Fear Being Run over by Food Safety Juggernaut
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Family Farmers Fear Being Run over by Food Safety Juggernaut 3.4.2009 Commondreams.org Newswire

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 3, 2009

Cornucopia Institute

Momentum is building in Congress for new food safety reforms aimed at addressing the growing cycle of food contamination outbreaks.  But concerns are also being raised cautioning legislators not to trample organic farmers, backyard gardeners, and consumers of fresh local foods in the rush to fix the nation's food safety problems.

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Pixies for the People: a new WIC Local Food Line 3.4.2009 UEPI News & Commentary
Can you hear the chanting? “Pixies for the People!” How about the drums? “Pixies for the People!” Pixie Tangerines, that is, not Tinker Bell. When I first learned of this initiative to provide free fruit, fresh from the farm for WIC recipients, I found myself hollering “Pixies for the People!” in pure ’60s protest style. I could [...]
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Leonardo DiCaprio's Timely Campaign, Paul McCartney's Green Family Affair, and More 3.4.2009 TreeHugger
Photo via Ecorazzi Eco-hunk is the new face of watch. A gig formely held by fellow greenie, But, so long Brad and hello Leo! posted the first shot of his soon to be released ad campaign. The green... ...
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The Startling Effects of Going Vegetarian for Just One Day 3.4.2009 AlterNet
Sometimes, solutions to the world's biggest problems are right in front of us. The following statistics are eye-opening, to say the least.
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