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2 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Oakland a welcome haven to city bees

The temperature was rising, and Khaled Almaghafi was trying to coax 20,000 bees out of a nest while hanging suspended 30 feet above Telegraph Avenue.


Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Life, Food, Slow Food, Oakland, CA

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Post and Courier

Things to Do Saturday, April 19, 2014

What: In honor of Record Store Day, Monster Music and Cat's Music will host live music, storewide sales, prizes and more.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Wadmalaw Island, SC

Fri Apr 18, 2014

D Magazine

Farm to Market Report: Weekend of April 18-21

This Easter weekend, make a family trip down to the farmers market this weekend.


Related Topix: Collin County, TX, Life, Food, Coppell, TX, Vegetables

WNYC-AM New York

But Who Picks Those Locally Sourced Beets?

Register for your own account so you can vote on comments, save your favorites, and more.


Related Topix: Life, Food

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Wayward Seed co-owner gets probation, fine for growing pot

The co-founder of one of central Ohio's largest organic farms and a leader in the local-food movement was sentenced today to five years probation for growing hundreds of marijuana plants in Union County.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Drugs, Sandusky County, OH, Madison County, OH

The Times

Tending backyard flocks

Kim Cox and her family love hanging out behind the house with some cute chicks -- eight hens who supply them with eggs and entertainment.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Meat, Chicken, Home Gardening, Home

The Jewish News Weekly

j. the Jewish news weekly of Northern California

Debbie Togliatti, a preschool teacher and garden instructor in the Young Fives program at Palo Alto's Oshman Family Jewish Community Center, gets some profound questions from kids.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Palo Alto, CA, Religion, Judaism, Life, Food, Gilroy, CA

Where Toronto

The Harvest Heats Up at the Evergreen Brick Works

As the spring thaw takes hold , so too do thoughts of nature's bounty: the blooming of wildflowers and the budding of trees, sure, but also the imminent growth of fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs for our dinner table.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables

Pocono Record

Start a healthy process: Eat locally grown food

If you've tasted a perfectly ripened, juicy red tomato from a garden, you know it puts to shame the mealy and tasteless fare shipped in from thousands of fuel-guzzling miles away to our grocery stores.


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

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Langley Times

'It's for the community, by the community'

James von Broembsen takes part in a community work party that he organized to start preparing for his latest project, Ladybug Community Farms.


Related Topix: Canada, Agriculture, Science, Home Gardening, Home, Life, Food


Chez Boulay Bistro Boreal in Quebec

Chez Boulay Bistro Boreal, in Quebec, takes locavore a step farther. Not only do its owners, Chef Jean-Luc Boulay and Chef Arnaud Marchand, limit their ingredient list to those grown in the northern latitudes known at the boreal forests, but they extend that rule to all ingredients, shunning even exotics like lemons, olive oil and tropical spices.


Related Topix: Life, Dining


CEC Announces Highlights of Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival

Hot Buttered Rum will headline the main stage Saturday, April 26 at the Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival.


Related Topix: Beer, Home Gardening, Home, Drink, Life, Food, Santa Barbara, CA

Eating local at home and away: Indianapolis, Indiana

It is finally spring. But this brief return to windy and cool weather elicits memories of the wonderfully warm summer and a tour of sustainable agriculture farms and dairies in Indiana.


Related Topix: Indianapolis, IN, Life, Food, Dining, Agriculture, Science

How Green is Your Farmer's Market?

It's almost time for the local farmer's market to open and isn't that wonderful? Well, yes.


Related Topix: Life


Lawrence + Memorial to host Earth Day event

The public is invited to attend "Patient Earth," an environmental fair in celebration of Earth Day, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 22 in Baker Auditorium at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Earth Day, Connecticut, Food

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Harbor Times Soup

American Meat' screened, discussed

Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, Belfast Free Library and the Belfast Co-op are co-sponsoring a free screening of pro-farmer documentary "American Meat" Tuesday, April 29, at 6 p.m. in the Abbott Room of the library, 106 High St. Diane Schivera, organic livestock specialist for MOFGA, will moderate a post-screening conversation with ... (more)


Related Topix: Belfast, ME, Agriculture, Science, Life, Food

Nashua Telegraph

NH better than most offering locally grown foods; holds third place in latest 'locavore' ranking

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Related Topix: Life, Food

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Farmers market volunteers needed

The Mission City Farmers Market is growing and they are looking for enthusiastic locavores to assist with setting up the market, children's activities, and special events.


Related Topix: Life, Food

Alabama Live

Alabama among 10 worst states in nation for eating local, Vermont-based group says

Miranda Wooddy of Montgomery buys vegetables at the State Farmers Market in Montgomery in this July 2013 photo.


Related Topix: Alabama, Life, Food, Vegetables, Montgomery, AL, Agriculture, Science

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Brattleboro Reformer

Farmers' Market celebrates 40th year and recent land deals

The Brattleboro Area Farmers' Market is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year.


Related Topix: Brattleboro, VT, Life, Food, Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture