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5 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Business Highlights

If anyone thought Janet Yellen might clarify her view of the U.S. job market in her speech here Friday, the Federal Reserve chair had a message: Though the unemployment rate has steadily dropped, Yellen suggested that other gauges of the job market have become harder to assess and may reflect persistent weakness.

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Related Topix: Beer, Troy University, Ferguson, MO, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Agriculture, Science, Life, Food

9 hrs ago | The Richmond Review

Farm food is flourishing in Richmond

Deep in the heart of South Richmond, where pavement meets a dirt road, is a big green barn.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Agriculture, Science, Vegetables, Potatoes, Fruits

20 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

10 Things to Know for Today

The first trucks cross the Ukrainian border, seemingly without Kiev's approval, after more than a week's delay amid suspicions the mission was being used as a cover for an invasion by Moscow.

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Related Topix: Life, Food

Yesterday | Daily Journal

New go-to career for New England's young: Farming

Across the region, young people are choosing crops over cubicles, new farms are popping up and the local food movement is spreading.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, New England, ND, Life, Food, Vegetables, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Vail Daily News

The Eagle Wild Mushroom and Wine Weekend set for Friday through Sunday

Try as he might, mushroom guru Ken Kassenbrock can't quite sway his family to become full-on, die-hard foragers.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Life, Food, Colorado State University, Home Gardening, Home, Telluride, CO

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Letter: Ensuring food security for B.C.

Long-term protection of our food producing lands is critical to ensuring British Columbia's food security.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Opinion

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Examiner.com

Save The Taste of Summer In A Jar

One of the best things about summer is all the fresh, locally grown food. It tastes so much better than the stuff trucked in from who knows where that you find in the stores in the middle of winter, and costs much less.

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Related Topix: Recipes, Life, Food, Vegetables, Home Gardening, Home

The Austin Chronicle

First Look: Dai Due

After taking inspiration for his business model from an old Italian proverb, Dai Due Butcher Shop and Supper Club proprietor Jesse Griffiths stuck with the famous Texas adage about "dancing with the ones who brung you" when his new brick-and-mortar eatery opened this week.

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Related Topix: Texas, Life, Food, Dining, Baked Goods, Bread, Austin, TX

Finance and Commerce

Top Projects: Oaks Station Place

Editor's note: This is the 13th installment in Finance & Commerce's Top Projects of 2013 series.

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Related Topix: Minneapolis, MN, Life, Food

Cleveland.com

Retired cop Craig Sirna still serving public as successful farmer,...

Craig Sirna, a cop for most of his life, had little experience or knowledge of farming, but that didn't stop him from trying and eventually succeeding in a big way.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Bedford Heights, OH, Solon, OH, Life, Food, Vegetables, Beef, Meat

The Times-Picayune

Community Center at Christwood begins 'Lunch and Learn Series'

The Community Center at Christwood in Covington will launch its "Lunch and Learn Series" on August 27 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. with a presentation and tasting by Good Eggs, a burgeoning on-line grocery store whose mission is to grow and sustain local food systems worldwide.

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Related Topix: Covington, LA, Life, Food, Vegetables

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Examiner.com

Stockton urban farm creating community and support

Much like the TV sitcom Green Acres , PUENTES Farm is the place to be for farm-living and -learning.

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Related Topix: Life, Vegetables, Agriculture, Science, Home Gardening, Home

Kevin, M.D.

The dilemma of eating locally-sourced foods

In my pediatric nutrition practice, I often preach about getting more fruits and vegetables into the diets of the children I see.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables, Medicine, Nutrition

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Santa Cruz's Sean Venus sees artisanal spirits as next big thing for locavores

Sean Venus prepares the 600-liter copper alembic still at Venus Spirits for his next batch.

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Related Topix: Argentina, World News, Life, Food, Beer, Baked Goods, Bread, Santa Cruz, CA

Connect Savannah

Locavores on Wilmington

IT'S THE bright star of socially conscious cuisine, yet to those of us who remember big family gardens, grandmothers canning summer berries and peaches, weekly trips to the farmers market, or fishing & shrimping in the nearby creeks as just another weekend pastime... well, we may wonder what all the fuss is about.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Wilmington Island, GA, Chatham County, GA, Savannah, GA, Duck, Meat

Mon Aug 18, 2014

GlobalNews

Hens could soon be coming to an Edmonton backyard near you

"It has been a long time coming. Personally, I applied to have chickens in my backyard in 2009 and again in 2010," said Laura Klassen Russell, one of the urban hen supporters who flocked to City Hall Monday to urge the move.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Food

Cleveland.com

Cleveland Garlic Festival, September 6-7, promises lively flavors in Shaker Square

An unmistakable aroma, appetizing and enticing, will rise throughout Shaker Square when the fifth annual Cleveland Garlic Festival starts sizzling, Friday and Saturday Sept.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Food Festival, Garlic, Family, Kids

Inhabitat

Putin Turns Russians into Locavores - Whether They Like It or Not

While a government-sanctioned local food movement might be a distant dream for American locavores, it's currently becoming a reality in Russia where President Vladimir Putin recently banned a long list of imported foods from the country's stores.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vladimir Putin, Agriculture, Science

OnMilwaukee

Locavore opens today at Potawatomi Hotel

The flashy-but-casual dining restaurant, located adjacent to the hotel lobby, features globally-inspired dishes prepared with local and sustainable foods.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Milwaukee, WI

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Pique News Magazine

Food, glorious, slow, local and organic food

Food, glorious, slow, local and organic food: from small-scale organics producers to a farm to table eatery, Pemberton is all about farm fresh food.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Slow Food, Canada, Vegan, Nutrition

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