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Gardens help ease rising food costs in Caribbean 6.6.2011 Seattle Post-Intelligencer: Food
Gardens help ease rising food costs in Caribbean
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Gardens help ease rising food costs in Caribbean 6.6.2011 Seattle Times: Nation & World
Governments in the Caribbean, where dependence on imported food has ballooned in recent decades, are calling on citizens to tend to backyard vegetable plots and buy local produce to save money and stave off a possible food crisis.
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Gardens help ease rising food costs in Caribbean 6.6.2011 AP Business
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) -- Governments in the Caribbean, where dependence on imported food has ballooned in recent decades, are calling on citizens to tend to backyard vegetable plots and buy local produce to save money and stave off a possible food crisis....
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Gardens help ease rising food costs in Caribbean 6.6.2011 Boston Globe: Latest
Gardens help ease rising food costs in Caribbean
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A Warming Planet Struggles to Feed Itself 6.6.2011 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
CIUDAD OBREGÓN, Mexico — The dun wheat field spreading out at Ravi P. Singh’s feet offered a possible clue to human destiny. Baked by a...
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Agritourism Big on Big Island with Farm-to-Table Agventures 5.6.2011 TreeHugger
Agritourism Big on Big Island with Farm-to-Table Agventures
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Off the Shelf: Fresh Tomatoes for Inner Cities 4.6.2011 NY Times: Business
In “Fair Food,” a new book, Oren B. Hesterman suggests fixes for what he sees as a broken American food system.

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In Sinaloa, cartel operators hide in plain sight 4.6.2011 Seattle Times: Top stories
The fruits of drug trafficking are on open display in this western state capital: Cartel members honor their dead with gaudy mausoleums at the main cemetery, black-market moneychangers work in the open, and store shelves are stuffed with products from businesses identified by the U.S. Treasury Department as being fronts for organized crime.
Some of those hurt most by the Great Recession spend time helping others 4.6.2011 San Jose Mercury News: Breaking News
They are out there every day, quietly volunteering in soup kitchens and homeless centers and even animal shelters, helping those who have lost even more.
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Trump Takes Aim At Cantor, Krauthammer, U.S. Foreign Policy 4.6.2011 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
WASHINGTON -- Despite earning a reputation for the red-meat jabs he takes at President Obama, there are occasions when Donald Trump will turn his guns...
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Why We Must Learn to Love Weeds 4.6.2011 Wall St. Journal: Asia
They're eyesores, menaces, botanical thugs. But we shouldn't forget their virtues, especially as emblems of wild, wonderful nature.
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Sisters' Camelot: Fighting hunger the organic way 4.6.2011 Star Tribune: Local
Mobile meals program fits niche in fighting hunger.
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New England To Expand Local Beef Slaughtering Capabilities 4.6.2011 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
HARTFORD, Conn. -- With few slaughterhouses in New England equipped to process beef on a large scale, Paul Miller ships cattle from his dairy farm...
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New England looks to expand local beef industry (AP) 4.6.2011 Yahoo: US National
AP - With few slaughterhouses in New England equipped to process beef on a large scale, Paul Miller ships cattle from his dairy farm in eastern Connecticut about 300 miles to a meatpacker in Pennsylvania. ...
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Europe's New E. Coli Scare 3.6.2011 Global Health and Wellness News - ENN
A new E. Coli outbreak has struck Europe. It started with a few deaths in Germany from what were thought to be Spanish cucumbers. Then more people in Germany and around the continent got infected. Trade tensions mounted and vegetable producers from various other countries became affected by the new outbreak. Now there have been cases reported in the United States, and Russia has banned the importing of fresh vegetables from the European Union. Vegetable producers around the continent are suffering from a worried public not buying their goods.
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Vegetable scare hits Europe 3.6.2011 AP Business
BERLIN (AP) -- Schools have pulled raw vegetables from menus, piles of cucumbers sit untouched on shop shelves, and farmers say they're losing millions....
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Great places, great food (and beer): part two 3.6.2011 Gristmill
by Tom Philpott. In part one of my musings on food and “ great places ,” I painted a bleak picture of the U.S. food landscape: one in which a handful of companies churn out mountains of low-quality food, competing not to see who can put out the best product, but rather to see who can most deftly and deeply slash costs. The fixation on cost-cutting gives rise to all manner of dysfunctions, including the erasure of skilled food trades like that of the butcher and the rise of a vast, low-wage, low-skill army of food-system workers. Indeed, I’d wager that a rigorous cost-benefit analysis of the food system— balancing the benefits of cheap and plentiful food against costs like unchecked pollution, diet-related maladies, public-health concerns like antibiotic resistance , and the effects of chronically low wages—would find that food today is a net drain on the resources of most communities throughout the nation. A broad look at the culinary landscape reveals ...
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Increasing number of slaughterhouses may be key to growing local beef industry in New England 3.6.2011 Star Tribune: Nation
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New England looks to expand local beef industry 3.6.2011 Seattle Times: Nation & World
With few slaughterhouses in New England equipped to process beef on a large scale, Paul Miller ships cattle from his dairy farm in eastern Connecticut about 300 miles to a meatpacker in Pennsylvania.
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A Darkness Falls on Taiwan's Night Markets 3.6.2011 Wall St. Journal: Asia
With health authorities in mainland China fighting a war on food safety violators, a food scandal across the Taiwan Strait has claimed an iconic victim.
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