Organic and Local On the Rise at Grocers Nationwide. Energy Efficiency, Too

September 9, 2011 by  
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Image: Benjamin Krause via flickr Times are tough right now, but that isn’t stopping the grocery industry, which like other industries is seeing pretty slow growth, from increasing the presence of organic and local items on shelves. The organic industry grew about 10 percent to nearly $29 billion last year, motivating 66.2 percent of retailers to add natural and organic items to their shelves, according to GreenBiz… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Study Comparing Local To Meat-Free Diet Is Dated and Debunked

June 30, 2011 by  
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Note date on original study, linked to in articles All the blogs are writing about a Harvard Business Review story by Andrew Winston, titled Local Food or Less Meat? Data Tells The Real Story ; even our Rachel picked it up with New Study: Going Meat-Free One Day a Week Saves More GHG Emissions Than A 100% Local Diet

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Local Food Freedom Laws Enacted in Maine

April 23, 2011 by  
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Photo: vlgorman Blue Hill, Maine will be one of several towns in Maine to recently enact food freedom laws declaring that the federal government doesn’t have the right to intervene in local food matters, according to a story on Natural News . The bill allows this rural community of around 2,500 people to decide what foods that they buy and sell locally as well as exempting all direct

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Delivering A Local Solution to Hunger, By Bike

October 29, 2010 by  
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A few months ago Franklin Jones told me during an interview that he was working on a plan to help his bike-delivery business B-Line tackle the social aspect of sustainability that is frequently so difficult for companies to take action on. Yesterd… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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6 Subtle Green Lessons From "The Sound of Music"

October 29, 2010 by  
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Screenshot via YouTube Last night, the cast of ” The Sound of Music” reunited on “Oprah ” for the episode billed as the first time in 45 years that all the actors — including Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, and the seven actors who played the Von Trapp children — appear together.

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The Week in Pictures: DIY Halloween, Sleep Makes You Skinny, and More

October 29, 2010 by  
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Maybe you’d like to dress up as a roller coaster this year? We can tell you how to do it — using materials you have at home! We also have news on a new study that says sleep makes you skinny, a toilet paper manufacturer getting rid of the tube, and more in The Week in Pictures. …

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Egg Co-ops Take Community Gardens to a Whole New Level

August 22, 2010 by  
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photo: Sara Novak Yesterday’s piece on salmonella shown a pretty negative shadow on our nation’s egg producing industry. The recent salmonella outbreak is a clear example of the downfalls of an out of control globalized food system.

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Novice Versus Nature: Digital Technology Can Worsen Odds Of Wilderness Survival

August 22, 2010 by  
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SPOT emergency personal communicator device, with “SOS” button. Image credit: Amazon ad .

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Salmonella, What it Actually is and How You Can Avoid Getting Sick

August 21, 2010 by  
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photo: Sara Novak You’ve likely heard about the latest salmonella scare . This time it revolves around eggs, 550 billion of them in all . Nearly 2,000 people in 17 states have already gotten sick as a result of the recent outbreak

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Chewing Gum Gets Healthy and Local

February 19, 2010 by  
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Image from Peppersmith When it comes to creating new healthy eco products, chewing gum isn’t the first thing that springs to mind or mouth.

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