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In an old Chicago meat plant, greens and fish grow 8.4.2012 Seattle Times: Top stories
They call this place the Back of the Yards, a neighborhood in the middle of the city once filled with acres and acres of stockyards.
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Sowing seeds, reaping energy with Harvest Power 8.4.2012 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com

Paul Sellew, the CEO of the company that turns food and agricultural leftovers into energy, talks about community-building, the importance of organics management in renewable energy, and why compost and power are all entertwined.

Sowing seeds, reaping energy with Harvest Power


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Hayden grain elevator gains local historic status 8.4.2012 Steamboat Pilot
The Hayden Cooperative Elevator Co. building embodies the form of agribusiness that helped Yampa Valley communities sink permanent roots in the early 20th century.
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Crews battle blaze at Longview grain terminal 8.4.2012 Seattle Times: Local
About 40 firefighters battled a fire on a conveyor belt at a new grain terminal in Longview, Wash.
The 100 Mile House 7.4.2012 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
By Vanessa Quirk (click here for original article) The AME-LOT, a student housing project made from reused & found materials. © Malka Architecture If you...
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Steamboat briefs: Routt County school lunch menus for April 9 to 13 7.4.2012 Steamboat Pilot
Routt County school lunch menus for April 9 to 13
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Mark Hostetler: What Is the Best Earth Day Pledge? 7.4.2012 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
In the end, all environmental pledges are important but I have seen many people purchase compact fluorescent bulbs and place solar panels on their homes only to irrigate, fertilize, spray pesticides and mow their expansive lawns.
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WATCH: The World's Largest Rooftop Farm Is Coming To Brooklyn 6.4.2012 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
Brooklyn will soon to be home to the world's largest rooftop farm. Bright Farms, a company that builds greenhouses, has announced they will build a...
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Exploring ‘The Backyard Ramp Patch’ 6.4.2012 ICT - National
In Qualla Boundary, high up in the Great Smoky Mountains of North Carolina, springtime means foraging for emergent greens. The Eastern Band of Cherokee has always used the tender shoots, chockfull of minerals and Vitamins A and C, as both...
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Syrians collect food, dead amid pause in fighting 6.4.2012 MSNBC
During a temporary cease-fire, the Syrian army allowed local villagers to collect and identify their dead on Thursday. ...
Healthier Eating Starts on the Roof 6.4.2012 NY Times: Real Estate
Developers of subsidized housing are providing land or roof space for urban gardens.

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Op-Ed Contributors: Restore a Sustainable Fish Market 6.4.2012 NY Times: Editorials
Use the Fulton Fish Market structures on South Street for a permanent market to nurture businesses dedicated to regional fish and food purveyors.

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How Much Do People Everywhere Hate Monsanto? New Report Shows Global Resistance 5.4.2012 TreeHugger
A new report illustrates the struggles against Monsanto, and the agribusiness model it embodies, being led by small-holder and organic farmers, local communities and social movements around the world.
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Oxfam Warns Sanctions Could Be a Tipping Point as Malians Face a Triple Food, Security and Political Crisis 5.4.2012 Commondreams.org Newswire

International agency Oxfam today warned that sanctions imposed on Mali could have devastating consequences on 3.5m people already at risk of hunger, if humanitarian needs are not safeguarded. The agency called for countries in the region to review the imposition of sanctions to ensure populations are protected, and promote diplomatic efforts to find a political solution that would allow basic needs to be met in conditions of peace and security.

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Toronto's Brewers Plate Serves Seasonal Food and Drink at a Tough Time of Year 5.4.2012 TreeHugger
Event brings some of Toronto's best chefs together to show what they can do with very little
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GREEN THUMBS 5.4.2012 The Daily Record: Local
For veteran gardener Smadar English, the concept of Community-Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a philosophical commitment between the community and its farmers that allows them to share in the risks and rewards of local growing.English works from the Commun
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Milk Not Jails Makes Partners Out Of Farmers And Ex-Cons 5.4.2012 NPR News
Small dairy farmers and ex-cons don't make natural allies. But a non-profit group, Milk Not Jails, is hoping they can forge a new urban-rural relationship in New York state based on food rather than incarceration.
Why Our Laws Need to Catch up to the Local Food Revolution 4.4.2012 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines

This year, spring arrived early as a record-breaking heat wave swept across the nation, making it feel like summer in Minnesota, Virginia, and many other parts of the country. Farmers are either already planting their crops or just about to start. Consumers who shop at farmers markets throughout the Midwest will soon be sampling fresh-picked local asparagus a few weeks ahead of schedule.

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Report: Worldwide Opposition to Monsanto Growing 4.4.2012 CommonDreams.org Headlines

A report released today shows that worldwide opposition to the biotechnology giant Monsanto and "the agro-industrial model that it represents" is growing.

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Opposition to Biotech Giant Monsanto Growing Worldwide, New Report Shows 4.4.2012 Commondreams.org Newswire

Today [April 4], the day that biotech giant Monsanto (NYSE: MON) releases its second quarter earnings, a new report by civil society organisations shows that around the world small-holder and organic farmers, local communities and social movements are increasingly resisting and rejecting Monsanto, and the agro-industrial model that it represents.

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