User: flenvcenter Topic: Food-National
Category: Food Production :: Gardens
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Police search gardens for alleged serial killer victims 30.1.2018 Washington Post: World
Toronto police said Monday they are hunting through backyard gardens and planters across the city for possible victims of a landscaper accused of killing at least five people and suspected of more slayings.
Cliven Bundy Is a Free Man. His Cows Are Still a Nuisance. 26.1.2018 Mother Jones
Cliven Bundy is a free man. His cattle are still wreaking havoc across the Mojave Desert. Earlier this month, a federal judge dismissed all charges against Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and two of his sons for allegedly organizing an armed standoff against the Bureau of Land Management in 2014. That’s when federal agents attempted to […]
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What's your foodprint? A guide to sustainable eating 24.1.2018 - News for the rest of us
Food & Health I learned a lot of lessons growing up in southern Saskatchewan -- and most were related to using resources respectfully, eating healthy, and producing and buying food responsibly. I didn't realize it at the time (and the debates about climate change and carbon emissions were a few decades off for sure when I was a kid) but I was learning to live sustainably, before the word became trendy. I can still remember the long rows of potatoes we dreaded planting each spring, weeding throughout the hot Prairie summer, and harvesting in the sometimes really cold days of early fall. And I still remember my dad dropping off a few extra bags to appreciative families who didn't have a garden and were a bit down on their luck. While my mother never canned fruits or vegetables, I remember some of my aunts canning as much fresh produce as they possibly could, given the room they had on the shelf. What we eat definitely has climate impact but there is often more than meets the eye when you start calculating ...
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Home of the Week: Beverly Crest showplace strikes a balance between modern and worldly comforts 20.1.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Entered through a walled meditation garden, this hillside residence in Beverly Crest presents itself as a perfect marriage of European influence and modern technique.

Steel and metal panels and sculptural screens line the exterior, giving the multilevel home a shell-like appearance that is both...

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'Dark Knight' producer Thomas Tull seeks $85 million for epic compound in Thousand Oaks 20.1.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Thomas Tull — founder and former chief executive of Legendary Entertainment — and wife Alba Tull have listed their 33-plus-acre compound in Thousand Oaks for sale at $85 million.

At that price, the private and gated estate in the North Ranch area is rubbing elbows with the high-priced mansions...

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Our green resolutions 11.1.2018 Planet Ark News
There's always more ways to be green. The team at Planet Ark share their environmental goals for 2018 and how we plan to stick to them.
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Automated hydroponic gardens help you grow fresh produce indoor year-round 5.1.2018 TreeHugger
Grow some of your own greens, veggies, and herbs indoors with one of these automated hydroponic growing systems.
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Minnesota's solar capacity on track to keep growing in 2018 5.1.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Minnesota now boasts more than 700 megawatts of solar capacity and could reach a gigawatt by 2019.
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Philly restaurant openings to look forward to in 2018 2.1.2018 News
Something for everyone, including a subterranean '80s-theme bar/dance club in Center City that you can enter on a slide and a Nepalese restaurant in Roxborough.
Beverly Hills villa delivers French design on grand scale 30.12.2017 LA Times: Commentary

This villa-style residence, hidden behind walls and gates in Beverly Hills, takes its cues from French design, with lavish architectural elements that include a rotunda entry, ornate ironwork and a mansard-style roof.

The 11,838 square feet of refined interiors includes two living rooms, a wood-paneled...

Urban-like post-disaster rural housing incorporates rooftop gardens 28.12.2017 TreeHugger
This reconstruction scheme in China encourages resilience and self-sufficiency.
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From blighted North Philly school to homeless veteran housing: A historic building is transformed 28.12.2017 News
Once an eyesore in Philadelphia's West Poplar neighborhood, the former Spring Garden School No. 1 has been transformed into housing for homeless veterans and low-income seniors. Help USA, a New York-based organization, recently finished leasing the building.
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Bishop ordained to be a 'bearer of light' to O.C.'s Vietnamese Catholics 28.12.2017 LA Times: Commentary

In a multicultural ceremony held in four languages — English, Spanish, Vietnamese and Korean — the Diocese of Orange ordained the Rev. Thomas Thanh Thai Nguyen as bishop last week, making him the second Vietnamese American in U.S. history to hold the post.

Nguyen will serve as auxiliary bishop...

Philly's hydroponic Metropolis Farms thrives, fueled by pot and biofuel research 26.12.2017 News
Metropolis Farms is nurturing the urban, indoor growing business in South Philly warehouse spaces. The marijuana industry is driving equipment sales.
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How Craig LaBan reviewed Philly's restaurants in 2017 25.12.2017 News
Philadelphia's best chefs turned back time in 2017, embracing some old favorites, with nods to tradition, and then making them relevant again.
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Memorial honors 210 homeless people who died on the streets of Orange County 24.12.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Candles flickered in remembrance of transient people who died this year in Orange County during the Homeless Persons’ Inter-religious Memorial Service held in the arboretum at Christ Cathedral in Garden Grove.

The Diocese of Orange and advocacy organizations held the second annual memorial service...

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Polar Permaculture grows fresh food in one of the coldest, darkest regions on Earth (Video) 22.12.2017 TreeHugger
Looking to reduce waste, increase local food security and create a "circular economy," this permaculture project is growing food in the Arctic.
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Summit County training and certifying avalanche dogs for search and rescue 16.12.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Summit County's resorts employ a number of ski patrollers who work to keep people on the slopes safe. Helping out their two-legged companions are the avalanche rescue dogs, ready to sniff out trouble at a moment's notice.
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Our food critic had what you’re having and ranked the nation’s chain restaurants 15.12.2017 Washington Post
People love to pick on chain restaurants — their uniformity and ubiquity make them easy targets. But not all chains are created equal, and The Post’s food critic set out to see how they stacked up. Here’s what’s good — and what’s not — at 10 full-service chains.
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U.S. Virgin Islands rebound from storms 9.12.2017 Washington Post
Attractions, beaches and restaurants rebound on St. Thomas, St. Croix and St. John, but lodging is needed.
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