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From These Tiny Grainsnew

The Kneading Conference gathers the expert and the eager to celebrate and scrutinize bread—and to talk about building community by relocalizing food production.
Metroland  |  Amy Halloran  |  08-03-2012  |  Food+Drink

Eating Locally — Still Goodnew

The five biggest myths people use to discredit the local-food movement ... and why they're wrong.
Gambit  |  Jill Richardson  |  12-12-2011  |  Food+Drink

Loco for Locavore: 9 Ways to Taste the Food of the Futurenew

In a world where big brand mayo companies are pushing their locavore roots, we've got to cut through the noise. To help you freshen up your locavore diet we're feeding you nine freshly-picked ideas that source no further than 100 miles from your front door and grow as close 10 feet from your back steps.
NOW Magazine  |  Adria Vasil  |  04-19-2011  |  Food+Drink

Diet for Climate Change: Eating in the Spirit of Copenhagennew

You may not be able to get to Denmark for the climate talks, but you do have a chance to change a few food habits: It starts with avoiding red meat, processed cereals and tin cans and shopping local.
NOW Magazine  |  Wayne Roberts  |  12-11-2009  |  Food+Drink

Hello Local, Goodbye Global: Relocalization Movement Gains Momentumnew

A burgeoning relocalization movement has the potential to revolutionize the way we eat, shop, work, and vacation. The movement's proponents argue that it's an essential response to climate change and peak oil, which both threaten to transform agriculture around the world
The Georgia Straight  |  Charlie Smith  |  07-27-2009  |  Economy

Why Does it Take $46K to Start a Community Garden in San Diego?new

The nonprofit International Rescue Committee never thought it would spend $46,000 to get permits for an organic garden on the stretch of unused, city-owned land. They figured that the city surely would want folks to farm the land, in the name of food security.
San Diego CityBeat  |  Rebecca Tolin  |  01-14-2009  |  Gardening

Ecoholic: Turn Your Holiday Bash into a Locavore Love-Innew

If everyone brings one locally-sourced item, your buffet will serve as a model of green festing.
NOW Magazine  |  Adria Vasil  |  11-17-2008  |  Advice

Colorado City Debates Allowing Backyard Hens as Interest in Urban Farming Surgesnew

Although it's legal to keep chickens in the city of Boulder and in many other communities along the Front Range and across the country, you're likely to get a citation if you try it in Longmont. But this might soon change, as the city is scrambling to review and perhaps change its codes in response to citizen demand.
Boulder Weekly  |  Pamela White  |  11-17-2008  |  Food+Drink

Meal Cricket: Notes On Eating Our Six-Legged Friendsnew

If I'm going to be serious about reducing my impact on the earth, I've got to reconcile my own voracious appetite for protein with the impossibility of either beheading my own chickens or farming my own soybeans. That's why I started thinking about eating bugs. With recipe for Henry's Cricket Stir-Fry.
Baltimore City Paper  |  Violet Glaze  |  10-28-2008  |  Food+Drink

One Man's Attempt at Slow Food Livingnew

I wanted to see if I could eat food grown or raised within 100 miles of where I live for a week straight -- consume only that and nothing else.
Dallas Observer  |  Jesse Hyde  |  09-29-2008  |  Food+Drink

Does Vermont Have What it Takes to Go it Alone?new

It's an ideal time for renewed talk about self-sufficiency in Vermont -- about building the network of food and energy and culture that would make us far less vulnerable to the kind of shocks headed our way. But that is not what's happening, and the movement for a more independent Vermont is stuck in neutral, though with signs it might be about ready to kick into at least low gear.
Seven Days  |  Bill McKibben  |  07-25-2008  |  Politics

A Gelato Master Branches Out with Her Own Line of Artisanal Preservesnew

Originally from the Bay Area, Janina A. Larenas picked up canning as a hobby from an ex-boyfriend's mother. It was never the plan to become an Alice Waters-brand artisan -- but that she did, creating Little Isobel, her own line of locally sourced seasonal jams.
Philadelphia City Paper  |  Felicia D'Ambrosio  |  04-15-2008  |  Food+Drink

Diary of a Locavorenew

Is it possible to eat nothing but local food in a New Mexico winter?
Weekly Alibi  |  Christie Chisholm  |  03-11-2008  |  Food+Drink

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