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Hippie Mom Battles Grocernew

Caring about what our children eat is a good thing - up to a point.
Creative Loafing (Tampa)  |  Catherine Durkin Robinson  |  09-19-2011  |  Food+Drink

How Green Is Your Pot?new

A new collective is trying to sell sustainable, organically grown marijuana, but patients are hooked on indoor weed that wastes energy and pollutes the planet.
East Bay Express  |  David Downs  |  07-13-2011  |  Drugs

Drinking From the Gardennew

Incorporate summer produce into cocktail time.
C-Ville Weekly  |  Megan Headley  |  06-21-2011  |  Food+Drink

Nova Scotia's Organic Milk Industry Faces Bureaucratic Bullnew

Cows' milk is different from most food Nova Scotians buy.
The Coast, Halifax's Weekly  |  Lezlie Lowe  |  08-05-2009  |  Food+Drink

Green Beers That Are More Al Gore Than Dr. Seussnew

Green beers are friendlier to the environment, and most of the ingredients are grown without pesticides and synthetic fertilizers. For a beer to be USDA-approved organic, 95 percent of its ingredients must be organic.
INDY Week  |  Matthew McGibney  |  06-18-2009  |  Food+Drink

Organic Clothing for the Massesnew

These days, organic duds are not only good for the environment, they actually look good, which puts the "fashion" back in earth-friendly fashions.
Shepherd Express  |  Mollie Boutell-Butler  |  08-22-2008  |  Fashion

Liquor Titan Phillips Distilling Aims Top Shelf With Organic Vodkanew

The Minnesota company wants you the think globally, drink locally.
City Pages (Twin Cities)  |  Rachel Hutton  |  08-13-2008  |  Food+Drink

What's For Dinner? Local vs. Organicnew

Greenhouse gas emissions from organic flood flown around the globe or pesticides and synthetic fertilizers from "conventional" food grown by a local farmer? Is that the only choice?
The Coast, Halifax's Weekly  |  Lezlie Lowe  |  08-01-2008  |  Food+Drink

Adrienne Young Tours to Help the Local-Foods Movementnew

Young makes acclaimed homegrown music and is a vocal activist for sustainable agriculture and the movement supporting the growing, buying and consuming of organic and locally grown foods.
Tucson Weekly  |  Gene Armstrong  |  06-19-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

A Quiet Canadian City & the First Local Food Foray on the Continentnew

Markham -- an affluent and multicultural city of 300,000, but still close to farmland -- is going back to the future, and is well on its way to becoming Canada's first post-exurban eco-city. In June, the city becomes the first in North America to steer its food services toward local, sustainable and fair trade purchases.
NOW Magazine  |  Wayne Roberts  |  06-16-2008  |  Food+Drink

K. Ruby is the Queen of DIYnew

Through the Institute of Urban Homesteading, she teaches city folk how to grow vegetables, can food, make wine, and other forgotten skills.
East Bay Express  |  Kathleen Richards  |  05-22-2008  |  Culture

Salmon Caught in the Carbon Netnew

Our mania for wild, fresh boutique fish comes at a high environmental cost.
Seattle Weekly  |  Brian Miller  |  05-19-2008  |  Food+Drink

UVA Dining Hall Adds Local, Organic Food to the Mixnew

Serena Weaver interned this semester for UVA dining supplier Aramark, helping the company include more local and organic fare at the University.
C-Ville Weekly  |  Jayson Whitehead  |  04-30-2008  |  Food+Drink

Nora Pouillon Was Organic When Organic Wasn't Coolnew

Long before "organic" and "local" were on most people's food radar, Pouillon was serving organic food at her namesake Washington, D.C. restaurant. Opened in 1979, Restaurant Nora became the first certified organic restaurant in the country in 1999.
Isthmus  |  Erika Janik  |  04-22-2008  |  Food+Drink

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