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Start-Ups Look for Shortcut From Farm to Table 26.1.2012 Wall St. Journal: Economy
A host of Silicon Valley start-ups are creating ways to buy food directly from local food producers, cutting out grocery stores and some of the middlemen..
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Beaver Creek's Food & Wine festival hosts friday night dinners 26.1.2012 Vail Colorado: Our World
On Friday, celebrity chefs John Besh, Marc Murphy and Stephanie Izard will each co-host "Beaver Creek's Dining Out Experience," as part of Beaver Creek's Food & Wine culinary weekend. A portion of the ...
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'Eat, drink and be merry' in Beaver Creek 26.1.2012 Vail Colorado: Our World
And you thought it was hard to get through airport security with a carry-on bag and travel-size toiletries. On Thursday, when Chef Stephanie Izard shows up at the airport in Chicago, she'll have a suitcase and six boxes filled ...
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State of Our Food and Water: President Obama’s Energy Plan Trades Water for Energy 25.1.2012 Commondreams.org Newswire

“The president’s energy vision is troubling for our water resources. His speech touted the development of so-called ‘clean energy,’ but it may as well have been written by the oil and gas industry. His plan to open up more than 75 percent of our potential offshore oil and gas resources and to support shale gas development trades clean water for energy.

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Gates defends high-tech farming in effort to ward off starvation 25.1.2012 Seattle Times: Local
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has spent about $2 billion in the past five years to fight poverty and hunger in Africa and Asia, and much of that money has gone toward improving agricultural productivity.
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Giffords Makes Farewell Visit to Tucson Food Bank 24.1.2012 NY Times: Washington
The congresswoman’s farewell visit included a stop at the Gabrielle Giffords Family Assistance Center, which was built from contributions sent to the food bank in her honor.

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Curiocity: North Coast Nosh III Welcomed With Open Arms 24.1.2012 WCCO: Local News
(credit: Becca Dilley Photography)I think it says something when a local food event, featuring the best from local purveyors, sells out in just a few days.
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Chef Shack Among ‘Most Creative’ Food Trucks 24.1.2012 WCCO: Local News
food truckA favorite lunch spot in downtown Minneapolis earned a nod in U.S. News and World Report, which ranked it among the country's "most creative" food trucks.
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Longview labor feud settled by union, grain exporter 24.1.2012 Seattle Times: Politics
The International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) has reached a tentative settlement on legal issues in a bitter labor dispute with Longview grain exporter EGT.
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Chef Shack Among ‘Most Creative’ Food Trucks 24.1.2012 WCCO: Local News
food truckA favorite lunch spot in downtown Minneapolis earned a nod in U.S. News and World Report, which ranked it among the country's "most creative" food trucks.
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Curiocity: North Coast Nosh III Welcomed With Open Arms 24.1.2012 WCCO: National
(credit: Becca Dilley Photography)I think it says something when a local food event, featuring the best from local purveyors, sells out in just a few days.
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What is Slow Design, And Where Did It Come From? 23.1.2012 TreeHugger
Michael Bardin of Perkins + Will Writes "You've Heard About Slow Food. What We Really Need Is Slow Design". And indeed, we already have it.
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Military Intervention vs. Maritime Union Power 22.1.2012 Commondreams.org Views
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For the first time in 40 years, the U.S. Armed Forces will be deployed to intervene in a labor dispute, facilitating a scab operation against union dockworkers at the Port of Longview in Washington.

In the long dispute between International Longshore Workers Union (ILWU) Local 21 and EGT Development, the international conglomerate is now poised to make its first grain shipment from its new $200 million export terminal, violating its contract with the publicly-owned port and the union’s jurisdiction on the waterfront.

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Trans fat ban in effect 22.1.2012 Boston Globe: Massachusetts
Trans fat ban in effect
USDA official Food system unsustainable 22.1.2012 Durango Herald
When it comes to food, everyone has a stake in the game.
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Patt Morrison Asks: Alice Waters 21.1.2012 LA Times: Opinion
The founder of Chez Panisse talks about the slow, local and organic food movement and the Edible Schoolyard Project.

The founder of Chez Panisse talks about the slow, local and organic food movement and the Edible Schoolyard Project.


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Ahead of South Carolina Primary, GOP Candidates Employ Race-Baiting Tradition to Win Southern Vote 20.1.2012 Democracy Now!
Leading up to the South Carolina primary, several Republican presidential candidates have been criticized for comments made over issues of race. This week Newt Gingrich defended his description of President Obama as "the food stamp president," while offering praise for President Andrew Jackson, the architect of the Indian Removal Act. We speak to South Carolina civil rights activist Kevin Alexander Gray and longtime political reporter Wayne Slater about how Republicans have adopted the long-held "Southern strategy" of race baiting in order to win over bigoted white voters. "Democrats come here to get their black ticket punched. Republicans come here to punch black people," Gray says. [includes rush transcript]
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Dairies get emergency waiver 20.1.2012 Seattle Times: Local
Gov. Chris Gregoire waived the limit on driving hours for truck driver carrying milk because of the economic impact.
Cupertino shorts: Mayor Santoro will give state of city address on Jan. 25 20.1.2012 San Jose Mercury News: San Jose/Valley
New mayor to address state of cityThe Cupertino Chamber of Commerce, city of Cupertino and Cupertino Rotary Club will host their annual sate of the city address featuring Mayor Mark Santoro on Jan.
Big-City Mayors Dig In To Food Policy 20.1.2012 NPR News
Cities are getting into food policy as a means to make it easier for their residents to get healthy food. Funding is also an issue, with billions of USDA dollars flowing to food and health programs.
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