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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.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
KBCI CBS 2
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.
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.
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.
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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
From Field to Fork
Newcomers are stopping by a farmers market or neighborhood butcher shop for the first time.
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.
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.
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.
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.