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City Parks to host free screening of 'Growing Food on Staten Island' Thursday at Greenbelt Nature Center

City Parks will present a free screening at 7 p.m. July 31 at the Greenbelt Nature Center, 700 Rockland Ave. Presented in conjunction with New York Community Trust's Arts in the Greenbelt series.


Related Topix: Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, Life, Food, Brooklyn, NY, Home Gardening, Home, Entertainment

Tue Jul 29, 2014

POP City

How local is your beer? Brewers add more fresh, locally grown ingredients

Mmmmm, beer. That was the philosophy of Homer Simpson , and many Americans would agree.


Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Life, Food, Recipes, Dining

Annual Garden Party By the Sparta Community Garden

On the lovely evening of July 27 members of the Sparta Community Garden gathered on the grounds of the Sparta Historical Society adjacent to the garden to enjoy a meal together.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Life, Food

Loudoun Times

County brewing a a oeweta economy

Mark Osborne, with Adroit Theory Brewery, served beer to attendees at the 'Craft Brewing in Loudoun' symposium held Tuesday at 8 Chains North winery.


Related Topix: Waterford, VA, Loudoun County, VA, Agriculture, Science, Life, Food

USA Today

Play cowboy on the Colorado ranch trail

More than ever in recent history, American consumers are re-embracing traditionally raised livestock with more natural diets and lifestyles.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Cheese

Brand Republic

Co-op readies hi-tech trolleys to improve customer service

The Co-operative Food is introducing hi-tech trolleys to selected stores so that its customers can use a bolted-on tablet to express their views on products, services and social issues while they shop.


Related Topix: Life, Food

Mon Jul 28, 2014


Get your favorite local cuisine before you even pick up your baggage

Boise Airport travelers will soon get the chance to eat local. That's because several concession owners with the airport are spending $5.8 million on a 10,000 square foot addition that will add several local restaurants.


Related Topix: Boise, ID, Life, Food


Opinion: Housing, communities & a goldmine of data

It's a clich: social housing is more than bricks and mortar. Decent homes - well-insulated, well-equipped and affordable - are a step towards stability and wellbeing for tenants and communities.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Opinion

The Daily Beast

Small-Batch Rye Whiskey's Big ScandalBy Eric Felten

The artisan whiskey industry has a big secret-many of the 'small-batch' distillers are actually buying their product from a large factory in Indiana.


Related Topix: Drink, Whiskey, Liquor, Indiana, Life, Food, Bourbon Whiskey, Lawrenceburg, IN, Recipes

Grist Magazine

Hungry hungry humans: The science (and art) of feeding ourselves

The issue keeps coming up when I write about genetic engineering , or local food systems , or decreased farm yield due to climate change : How do we avoid starvation as populations grow, and how can we allow people to feed themselves equitably and sustainably? The question seems to lurk in the background of every story I do, and this makes me ... (more)


Related Topix: Life, Food, UC Berkeley, Agriculture, Science

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Fisheries trail to encourage tourism, showcase Down East Maine's maritime heritage

Locavores who live in or visit the Pine Tree State can meander along the Maine Beer Trail , sipping their way from one microbrewery to the next.


Related Topix: Maine, Life, Food, Agriculture, Science, Hancock County, ME, Cherryfield, ME, Penobscot, ME

Parasol Party: Shop your Tucson farmers market in the shade

It's hot but the Tucson farmer's market has the answer. On Sunday, August 3, 2014, Heirloom Farmers Markets will be providing hundreds of beautifully colored parasols for shoppers to use while they patronize over 70 of the finest local food vendors.


Related Topix: Tucson, AZ, Life, Food

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Hays Daily News

Local food movement thrives on High Plains

Thanks to early interest shown by chefs and small-scale area farmers, Douglas County, home of the University of Kansas, developed into one of the pioneer locations for the U.S. local food movement, which has been steadily gaining in popularity during the past 15 to 20 years.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Douglas County, KS, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, Agriculture, Science, Vegetables

New Jersey Herald

Tour de Farm cycling, tasting tour to return

The second annual Tour de Farm, New Jersey, a cycling and tasting tour of Northern New Jersey's farms, is scheduled for Saturday, Sept 27. Hundreds of passionate cyclists, farm enthusiasts and locavores are expected to ride along the rolling hills of scenic farm country in Warren and Sussex counties and sample the food at more than a dozen farms.


Related Topix: New Jersey, Life, Food, Sussex County, NJ, Warren County, NJ, Blairstown, NJ, Vegetables

Fri Jul 25, 2014


Urban Roots teaching kids about eating local

A local chef and non-proit are teaming up. Mark Estee and Urban Roots are working together to teach kids about eating healthy and local.


Related Topix: Life

Pittsburgh Magazine

From Field to Fork

Newcomers are stopping by a farmers market or neighborhood butcher shop for the first time.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Fruits, Slow Food, Vegetables, Pittsburgh, PA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Clucking over chickens: What do you want to know about the suburban chicken farming debate?

As the local food movement grows, more Northeast Ohio residents want to raise chickens in their backyards for fresh eggs.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Cleveland Heights, OH, Broadview Heights, OH, Chagrin Falls, OH

The Georgia Straight

Peace and plenty: Why B.C. should not build the Site C dam

Several hundred farmers, ranchers, First Nations, and concerned citizens gathered at the ninth Paddle for the Peace earlier this month to say No to the proposed Site C dam.


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Life, Food, Agriculture, Science, Vegetables

Whitehaven News

New government plan to deal with radioactive waste

It follows a consultation on improving the process of finding a site to host a Geological Disposal Facility , which will isolate radioactive waste deep underground and inside multiple barriers to provide protection over hundreds of thousands of years.


Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, Life, Food


Go Local With Go Texan

Most proud Texans are happy to trumpet the benefits of eating local, and this week, with the seventh annual GO TEXAN Restaurant Round-Up that runs until Sunday, July 27, foodies have an excuse to dine out and enjoy homegrown ingredients.


Related Topix: Texas, Life, Food, Dining, Agriculture, Science, Austin, TX