Bizarre TomTato Grows Tomatoes and Potatoes on a Single Plant!

October 1, 2013 by  
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A horticulture center in the UK has spent the better part of a decade developing something that the vast majority of us didn’t realize the world was missing: a single plant which grows both tomatoes and potatoes. Thompson and Morgan , creators of the TomTato ‘veg plot in a pot,’ claim that the plant’s tomatoes are better tasting than many potato-less varieties, are completely safe to eat, and are in no way genetically modified . Read the rest of Bizarre TomTato Grows Tomatoes and Potatoes on a Single Plant! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: genetically modified , GMOs , hybrid plant , nightshade , plant , potato , potato tom , thompson and morgan , tomato , tomtato , urban gardening        

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Jellyfish Force Huge Nuclear Reactor to Shut Down in Sweden

October 1, 2013 by  
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One of the world’s biggest nuclear reactors was shut down last Sunday by an unlikely foe: jellyfish. Sweden’s Oskarshamn reactor was closed when tons of jellyfish clogged up the pipes that supply the reactor with fresh water. It’s a problem that may seem like an anomaly, but it has happened before and scientists suggest that it is likely to get worse as overfishing and poor water conditions eliminate native fish populations. Read the rest of Jellyfish Force Huge Nuclear Reactor to Shut Down in Sweden Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: boiling reactors , closing nuclear reactors , Diablo Canyon reactor , Diablo Canyon reactor closed , Fukishima shut down , Fukushima plant , jellyfish blooms , jellyfish blooms increasing , jellyfish close nuclear plant , jellyfish populations , Jellyfish shut down nuclear reactor , nuclear plant Oskarshamn , nuclear power Sweden , Oskarshamn , Oskarshamn Sweden , overfishing concerns , overfishing problems , poor ocean conditions , poor water conditions , San Onofre plant        

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Weekday Vegetarian: Tomato Zucchini Tart

September 15, 2011 by  
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Photo: Kelly Rossiter My garden is still providing me with a huge bounty of tomatoes and zucchini, in fact, there are still zucchini blossoms on the plants. Here is a recipe that uses both, to great effect. I should have overlapped the tomato and zucchini topping and used up a bit more, but it was a really delicious tart in any case…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Strawberry and Serrano Pepper Salsa

September 14, 2011 by  
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Photos by Jaymi Heimbuch In concept, I love fruit salsas. Well, fruits other than the tomato. But more often then not, they are too sweet for me. So I set out to make a spicy, fruit salsa that will surprise you at every turn. This strawberry salsa is complex and hot, perfect for most any starter. Try it with a Viogner or any off-dry white with floral undertones. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Grilled Cheese & Tomato Soup Sandwiches

August 3, 2011 by  
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Photos by Sabrina Modelle of The Tomato Tart This recipe was created exclusively for Treehugger’s Green Wine Guide by The Tomato Tart . It pairs perfectly with a crisp summer white. Look for something with minerals and not much fruit so the cheese’s nuttier flavors can shine through. I believe that tomatoes are the ultimate taste of summer. They are bright in every way, color, smell, and their sweet tart taste as … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Two Victories in One Week for the Coalition of Immokalee Workers – Are More Needed?

October 22, 2010 by  
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Image: Institute for Southern Studies Pacific Tomato Growers, one of the largest tomato producers in the U.S., agreed last week to a penny-per-pound wage increase for the people who work the tomato fields. Some of the country’s biggest tomato buyers, including McDonald’s and Whole Foods, are on board, in a major victory for the Florida-based

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Access is the New Ownership: Poptech 2010

October 22, 2010 by  
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Image: The Mesh, by Lisa Gansky One of my favorite ideas to crop up at Poptech — a conference that’s full of them — is Lisa Gansky’s concept of the Mesh : Or, how business is moving away from models of ownership and towards that of access. The rise of product service systems (things like Netflix, Etsy, your public library, etc) has been a phenomenon we’ve covered for years at Treehugger: it promotes efficiency and lowers consumption through plain ol’ sharing

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