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Category: Food Systems :: Local Food Systems
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'Locally grown' food a $4.8 billion business 14.11.2011 MSNBC
Carolyn Anderson likes to chat up the growers at her local farmers market in Missouri, at times hanging out behind the beds of pickup trucks brimming with ears of corn. ...
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Ellen Kanner: Meatless Monday: Organic Matter 14.11.2011 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
If you care about your health or the health of the planet, you will have an organic awakening. In the same way, at some point, you're going to have to come to terms with how much meat you eat.
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USDA: 'Locally grown' food a $4.8 billion business 14.11.2011 Boston Globe: Latest
USDA: 'Locally grown' food a $4.8 billion business
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USDA: 'Locally grown' food a $4.8 billion business 14.11.2011 AP Business
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Carolyn Anderson likes to chat up the growers at her local farmers market in Missouri, at times hanging out behind the beds of pickup trucks brimming with ears of corn....
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USDA: 'Locally grown' food a $4.8 billion business 14.11.2011 Star Tribune: Nation
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USDA: 'Locally grown' food a $4.8 billion business (AP) 14.11.2011 Yahoo: US National
AP - Carolyn Anderson likes to chat up the growers at her local farmers market in Missouri, at times hanging out behind the beds of pickup trucks brimming with ears of corn. ...
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USDA: 'Locally grown' food a $4.8 billion business 14.11.2011 Seattle Times: Nation & World
Carolyn Anderson likes to chat up the growers at her local farmers market in Missouri, at times hanging out behind the beds of pickup trucks brimming with ears of corn.
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Seattle council may ban plastic bags 14.11.2011 Seattle Times: Local
At the urging of the local environmental community, the Seattle City Council is considering a ban on plastic shopping bags based on a ban approved this year in Bellingham.
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As Small Towns Wither on Plains, Hispanics Come to the Rescue 14.11.2011 International Herald Tribune: Americas
Hispanics are arriving in numbers large enough to offset the decline in the white population in many of the smallest communities in the heartland.

Volunteers/Donations Needed, 11/13 14.11.2011 Denver Post: Local

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Bay Area's foodshed stretches from backyard to farmland 13.11.2011 SFGate: The Dirt
Bay Area's foodshed stretches from backyard to farmland
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Local Briefs 13.11.2011 Durango Herald
Food drive to be held Monday through FridayThe Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is holding a food drive for the Durango Food Bank.
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The Caribbean  roundup: In the Caribbean, Away From the Crowds 12.11.2011 International Herald Tribune: Front Page
Off the tourist track in the Caribbean, from obscure islands to boutique getaways.
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Market Watch: A new fish vendor at the farmers market 12.11.2011 L.A. Times - Food & Dining
The Dupuys are a rare catch indeed at Santa Monica and Studio City markets.

— Southern California lies along an ocean that once abounded in seafood and still produces a catch of considerable quantity and diversity. Why is it, then, that so little of the fish at farmers markets is sold directly by those who catch it?


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Bay Area's foodshed - from backyard to farmland 11.11.2011 SFGate: The Dirt
Bay Area's foodshed - from backyard to farmland
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Climate change, capitalism and the transformation of cultural values 11.11.2011 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
There is a question from a gentleman in the fourth row. He introduces himself as Richard Rothschild. He tells the crowd that he ran for county commissioner in Maryland's Carroll County because he had come to the conclusion that policies to combat global warming were actually "an attack on middle-class American capitalism." His question for the panelists, gathered in a Washington, D.C., Marriott Hotel in late June, is this: "To what extent is this entire movement simply a green Trojan horse, whose belly is full with red Marxist socioeconomic doctrine?" read ...
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USDA digs the way Denver Urban Gardens grows, awards it $70,000 grant 11.11.2011 Denver Post: Local
USDA digs the way Denver Urban Gardens grows, awards it $70,000 grant
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Schools, growers sketch out farm-to-school programs 11.11.2011 Durango Herald
More schools across the nation are turning to local farms to provide the produce for their cafeteria meals. But state and federal agencies, while throwing their support behind the effort, have been largely mum on food safety and buying protocols.
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Colorado Mountain Express holding food drive 11.11.2011 Vail Colorado: Editorials
EDWARDS, Colorado - Colorado Mountain Express 15th annual Fill the Van food drive is Saturday across Eagle County. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. CME vans will be parked in front of City Market stores in Vail, Eagle and Avon with staff ...
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Dining with Dara: Best new Twin Cities restaurants 11.11.2011 Minnesota Public Radio: News
This has been a good year for restaurants in the Twin Cities. Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl from Minnesota Monthly says that 2011 was surprisingly delicious. She writes about the Best New Restaurants for the current issue of the magazine, and joins MPR's Tom Crann to talk about her picks.
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