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3 hrs ago | Science Daily

Turning waste from rice, parsley and other foods into biodegradable plastic

Your chairs, synthetic rugs and plastic bags could one day be made out of cocoa, rice and vegetable waste rather than petroleum, scientists are now reporting.

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7 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Planning the winter garden

Winter may seem a long way off, but if you're wanting to grow a winter garden, the time to start is now, says Contra Costa Master Gardener Janet Miller.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Life, Food, Genetics, Medicine, Agriculture, Science

11 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Why Vegetables Get Freakish In The Land Of The Midnight Sun

Giant Cabbage Weigh-Off 2013 winners : Scott Rob , Keevan Dinkel and Brian Shunskis .

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Alaska, Alaska Government, Agriculture, Science, Home Gardening, Home

15 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Urban Farms Build Resilience Within Singapore's Fragile Food System

At a local FairPrice Supermarket in central Singapore, you'll find baby carrots grown in Bakersfield, Calif., - the same ones for sale at my local grocery store in Washington, D.C. Such well-traveled vegetables aren't unusual in the tiny island-state, which imports more than 90 percent of its food from some 35 countries.

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Related Topix: Indonesia, World News, Life, Food, Agriculture, Science, Home Gardening, Home

17 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

Nine trophies mean new record for Bolton-le-Sands flower show

Jack Casson with the giant marrow grown by Dr Kevin Briggs at Bolton-le-Sands Floral and Horticultural Society Show PRIZE-winning sweet peas, gladioli, beetroot and marrow led to an historic nine trophies for Dr Kevin Briggs at the Bolton-le-Sands flower show.

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Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, United Kingdom, Weather, Life, Food

21 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Gourmet popcorn shop pops into Lubbock treat market

At least, that's what entrepreneurs Shelley Larkins and Kathi Henry, owners of Ears-A-Poppin in South Lubbock, are hoping.

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Related Topix: Lubbock, TX, Potatoes, Life, Food, Fruits, Cake, Baked Goods, Dessert

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Seven Days

Farmers Market Kitchen: Roasted Broccoli With Root Vegetables

This time of year brings an excess of everything - kale and greens are still proliferating, tomatoes are in full bloom, and summer squash, eggplant, peppers and beans are everywhere.

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WFAA-TV Dallas

New Mexico chile gets certified-product safeguards

Idaho has its potatoes. Florida has its fresh fruits and juices. Vidalia is the name synonymous with the nation's most famous sweet onion.

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Related Topix: New Mexico, New Mexico Government, Potatoes, Life, Food, Agriculture, Science, Susana Martinez, US Governors

KFVS12

11 unexpected perks of joining a CSA

Joining a CSA program is a great way to eat fresh, cheap, and local. The way it works is simple: You sign up for a share in the produce predominately vegetables, but also fruit and possibly honey and eggs of a particular farm.

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Heraldseries.co.uk

ALLOTMENT holders have been selling off their spare vegetables to raise cash.

Gardeners at Cow Mead allotments in Abingdon Road, Oxford, raised A 465 selling their potatoes, beans, courgettes and fresh eggs at an open day on Saturday.

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Brandon Sun

Fall's the time to grow another vegetable garden without using more space

In the heat of summer, it's hard to imagine that the weather will ever be cool again.

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Get Reading

Supermarket swaps vegetables for alcohol ahead of Reading Festival

Reading supermarkets are getting ready for the descent of thousands of Reading Festival goers by swapping fruit and vegetables for alcohol.

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Wharfedale Observer

(9179766)Exhibits at Addingham Allotments and Gardens Association's Annual Show

ADDINGHAM Allotments and Gardens Association's 41st annual show went very well on Saturday , with a marked increase of entries compared to recent years.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Globe and Mail

EU to help fruit, vegetable growers hurt by Russia ban

A farmer harvests apples in an orchard at the Verger de la Chebuette in Saint Julien de Concelles near Nantes, western France, in this file photo.

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Confectionery News

First half of 2014 brings record sales of RSPO Certified Sustainable Palm Oil

"Oil palms produce the greatest amount of vegetable oil per hectare of land ," said Stefano Savi, communications director at the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil Demand for the sustainable oil is rising faster than supply for the first time as total sales of Certified Sustainable Palm Oil reach more than 2.4 million metric tonnes .

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The Pike County Courier

Preserve the harvest for winter meals and holiday gifts

By Melinda Myers The cucumbers have filled the vegetable drawer, you've run out of cabbage recipes and your family is refusing to eat one more BLT.

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

The Macon Telegraph

Yardsmart: Easy canning for beginners

A century ago, every woman in rural America had a hope chest and a Mason jar collection.

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Bellingham Herald

Garden checklist: Watch for wilt but don't overwater

Be kind to your vegetables. Watch for wilt. We're all trying to save water, but keep an eye on tomatoes during hot weather.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Life, Food, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Merced Sun-Star

For the chefs: How to learn better knife skills in the kitchen

There's a reason "every culinary school in the world starts with knife skills," cooking instructor Brian Adornetto explains.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Chapel Hill, NC, Durham, NC

Merced Sun-Star

7 fun new takes on the 7-layer salad

It's the quintessential potluck food: seven-layer salad. With its layers of iceberg lettuce, peas, tomatoes, onions, cheddar cheese, bacon and mayonnaise, it's colorful, crunchy and creamy all in one bite.

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