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Is the Secret to Sustaining a Vegetarian Diet Eating Plant…Blood?

Published on October 8th, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger

You know how the saying goes: you can lead a meat-eater to a millet-kale burger, but he will run away screaming “I need bacon!” Or something like that. But the vegetarian diet might be getting a little “meaty” help from a most unlikely (and kind of spooky) place: plant blood... Read More


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How to Make Pumpkin Puree from Scratch

Spotted: How to Make Pumpkin Puree

Published on October 8th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

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Are you making a recipe that calls for canned pumpkin? Learn how to make pumpkin puree from scratch. It's cheap, easy, and healthy!... Read More


GMO News

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GMO Labeling Would Cost Less Than A Penny A Day

Published on October 7th, 2014 | by Jennifer Kaplan

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A new study conducted by Consumers Union found that the median cost of GMO labeling would be $2.30 per person per year or about $0.06 cents day. Consumers Union, the public policy and advocacy arm of ... Read More


Agri-business News

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Task Force to Identify Farmers Market Fraud in California

Published on October 7th, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger

We trust farmers markets to be the anti-supermarket. There are no unflattering fluorescent lights, loud disorienting music, those confusing price tags or dizzying endcaps. But what if farmers market stalls were just going to the supermarket for you—and bringing those store-bought items to their stalls? It’s happening in California, and the state is cracking down. ... Read More


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California’s Neighborhood Food Act is in Effect

Published on October 1st, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger

Want to turn your front yard into a radish garden? Or how about making that empty lot you own into a pumpkin patch? If you live in California, the recently passed Neighborhood Food Act says you ... Read More


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