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Good Food Fast? The Challenge of Eating Well On the Go

Published on April 22nd, 2014 | by Important Media Cross-Post

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In our fast-food culture, eating well tends to take a certain level of time commitment. What happens when life's other demands encroach on your kitchen time? Must you lower your standards, or can you still eat well on a severely restricted time budget... Read More


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6 Healthy, Vegan ‘White Foods’ You Probably Should be Eating More of

Published on April 22nd, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger

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“White” and “food” typically go together like “diabetes” and “obesity.” Steer clear of white foods if you want to avoid those unhealthy conditions. But, of course, white foods aren’t only processed flours and sugars. They can actually be pretty healthy for you. Are you eating these healthy white foods... Read More


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Farm Workers Rights: 6 Food Issues We Cant Ignore

Farm Workers Rights: 6 Food Issues We can’t Ignore

Published on April 22nd, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

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Have you ever seen those "Thank a Farmer" bumper stickers? They might seem a little bit flip, but at its heart that sentiment is true. We can thank farmers and farm workers for every bit of food on our plates, so it's important to consider farm workers rights when we're shopping for food... Read More


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Open Source Seeds

What are Open Source Seeds?

Published on April 21st, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

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Have you heard of open source seeds? This interesting project almost feels like a delightful throwback to the days when seed-saving and seed-sharing were the norm rather than the exception among farmers... Read More


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Cheers To The First Paper Wine Bottle!

Published on April 21st, 2014 | by Mary Gerush

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Browsing the wine shelves in my grocery store the other day, I spied something exciting: a paper wine bottle. I'd read they were coming — and here they are!... Read More


Agri-business News

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Top News from the Food Front: Food Safety Facepalms, Food Rev Wins

Published on April 19th, 2014 | by Tanya Sitton

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This week's food news features some un-delicious food safety irony, GMO labeling progress, and urban gardening 'greenovation.' Meanwhile former President Clinton plays fast and loose with 'the V word,' and efforts to protect farm workers gain momentum. Read on, for the week's good-bad-and-ugly food news!... Read More


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How to Compost

How To Compost In 5 Simple Steps

Published on April 19th, 2014 | by Mary Gerush

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Want to know how to compost? It may sound intimidating, but it's surprisingly easy if you break it down into 5 simple steps. Composters, start your engines!... Read More


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