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3 hrs ago | Publishers' Weekly

Taking Food Preservation Into the Future: New Books Explore Age-Old Methods

As fall approaches and the prime produce season in many areas of the country comes to a close, a spate of cookbooks is aiming to help readers keep summer flavors alive year-round.


Related Topix: Life, Home Gardening, Home

7 hrs ago | SFGate

Oysters raised in the San Francisco bay? An...

Hills of old oyster shells at Drakes Bay Oyster Farm in Inverness on June 30th 2014.


Related Topix: Inverness, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, San Mateo County, CA, South San Francisco, CA, Agriculture, Science, North Carolina State University, Life, Food

12 hrs ago | North County Public Radio

New York residents challenged to eat local

New York state residents are being challenged to eat local in September. The Northeast Organic Farming Association of New York is launching its fifth annual month-long Locavore Challenge on Monday.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Agriculture, Science

16 hrs ago |

Straight from the Source -- Newport Lobster Shack Kitchen Opens

They say there's no better way to enjoy fresh seafood in Rhode Island than going to the docks and getting it right from the source.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Jack Reed, Democrat, Rhode Island, Rhode Island Government, Life, Food, Seafood, Newport, RI

19 hrs ago | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

North Country Pastured hits roadblocks with mobile poultry processor

The processor, which was unveiled with great fanfare last summer, was to be the nation's only U.S. Department of Agriculture-approved mobile unit.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Potsdam, NY

Mon Sep 01, 2014


Greg Roden's 'Food Forward TV' advances sustainability cause

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Food, Inc., US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Life, Food, Entertainment, Television

Seattle Times

State program helps Alaskans eat fresh, local food

Kathy MacDonald, left, buys produce from Hillary King in Calypso Farm's tent at the Downtown Market at Golden Heart Plaza in Fairbanks, Alaska, last month.


Related Topix: Alaska, Alaska Government, Fairbanks, AK, Life, Food, Vegetables, Agriculture, Science

Bangor Daily News

Now more ways to pack lunches chock full of local ingredients

Packing a lunch with ingredients grown locally is now easier than ever. Vegetables like cherry tomatoes, carrots or cucumbers make great snack foods, but markets and farms throughout Maine also sell other foods like bread, meat and cheese.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Recipes, Vegetables, Bangor, ME, Nutrition

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Locavores gather for Eat Local Resource Fair

You can learn the answer at the Eat Local Resource Fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Milwaukee, WI, Slow Food, Entertainment

The Tribune

Chefs, breeders pair up to produce tastier veggies

There's a good chance that many of the suddenly trendy vegetables that foodies latch on to in the next decade will benefit from research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables, University of Wisconsin Madison, Agriculture, Science, Fruits

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Locavore Potluck Picnic: Sunday, Sept. 7th

We will provide tables for the food, plus plates, flatware, cups, water and lemonade.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Framingham, MA, Recipes

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Environmentally sound eating tips

Just what does it mean to eat an environmentally sound diet? Is it possible to eat only green products all the time? When did all this get so confusing? Why does it seem harder and harder to keep eating habits earth friendly? What is the best approach to eating green? What are some tips for environmentally friendly eating? What does it mean to eat ... (more)


Related Topix: Life, Home Gardening, Home, Agriculture, Science

Somerset County Gazette

DULVERTON's drive towards localism has taken a step forward thanks to a 10,000 grant.

The money will be used to fund a feasibility study and the development of a business case for a Community Woodland Project.


Related Topix: Life, Food

Hucknall and Bulwell Dispatch

LETTER: Hucknall DOES gets its fair share

The article in last week's Hucknall Dispatch by Mark Spencer MP on a town council for Hucknall has prompted much discussion amongst the local district councillors.


Related Topix: Life, Food

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Recorder

Online matchmaker could serve farms, restaurants

Getting food from local farms onto more local menus is an idea that's been on everyone's plate for a while.


Related Topix: Royalston, MA, Life, Food, Deerfield, MA

Nova News Now

from Province House to Home: Kings West Locavores

Our family are joining this year's 50 per cent Local Food Club Challenge. We are committing to buy at least 50 per cent of our food products from the Annapolis Valley and Nova Scotia.


Related Topix: Life, Agriculture, Science, Opinion


Bill McKibben describes his experience eating local seasonal and organic foods. Lack of corporate social responsibility in agribusiness and intensive farming methods are big contributors to ecological damage.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Agriculture, Science

Broward-Palm Beach

Chef Julien Gremaud to Open Avocado Grill

Chef Julien Gremaud is opening his first solo restaurant, Avocado Grill, in West Palm Beach this fall.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, West Palm Beach, FL, Palm Beach, FL


Follow Peaches from Farm to Market in New York

Eating locally and seasonally has been an ever growing idea as food has entered the cultural spotlight.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Fruits, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, New York City Travel, Vegetables, Entomology, Science

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Austin Chronicle

The Good Eye: You Say You Want a Resolution

When I hear the words " fashion district ," my mind jumps immediately to that mythical institution that keeps broke New York girls looking chic: the sample sale .


Related Topix: Austin, TX, Life, Food