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3 hrs ago | The Georgia Straight

Peace and plenty: Why B.C. should not build the Site C dam

Several hundred farmers, ranchers, First Nations, and concerned citizens gathered at the ninth Paddle for the Peace earlier this month to say No to the proposed Site C dam.


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Life, Food, Agriculture, Science, Vegetables

4 hrs ago | Whitehaven News

New government plan to deal with radioactive waste

It follows a consultation on improving the process of finding a site to host a Geological Disposal Facility , which will isolate radioactive waste deep underground and inside multiple barriers to provide protection over hundreds of thousands of years.


Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, Life, Food

8 hrs ago | EatMyWords

Go Local With Go Texan

Most proud Texans are happy to trumpet the benefits of eating local, and this week, with the seventh annual GO TEXAN Restaurant Round-Up that runs until Sunday, July 27, foodies have an excuse to dine out and enjoy homegrown ingredients.


Related Topix: Texas, Life, Food, Dining, Agriculture, Science, Austin, TX

14 hrs ago | Hospital impact

Hospital takes on buy-local challenge

Last month a Hospital Impact blogger raised the questions: What is a hospital's obligation to promote and model healthy eating and sustainability habits to both staff and patients .


Related Topix: Life, Food, Nutrition

Wed Jul 23, 2014


Communities can benefit from 'localism'

Three highly regarded speakers teamed up to present their views of localism to the annual Local Government New Zealand conference, held in Nelson.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Oceania, New Zealand, World News,

The Baltimore Sun

Now, this is Italian cuisine

Hey, Baltimore, in the mood for Italian tonight? How about a nice veal piccata or chicken Parmigiana with a side of linguine? Instead, we're having pork cheeks with celeriac puree and pea shoots, a local melon salad with peaches, red onions and brioche croutons, and spinach tagliatelle tossed with blue crab meat and ... buttered popcorn.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Italian Cuisine, Dining, Vegetables, Entertainment

Houston Press

Eat Local Food & Support Planted: Houston at Benefit Pop-Up Dinner

Edible Earth Resources is a local edible landscaping firm that installs home gardens and landscapes, as well as many restaurant gardens, like the ones found at Haven and Coltivare .


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Go Texan Restaurant Round-Up encourages consumers to eat local

The seventh annual GO TEXAN Restaurant Round-Up began Monday and will go until Saturday.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Texas, Lubbock, TX, Agriculture, Science

The Jersey Journal

Homestead Farm Market in Lambertville celebrates 25 years with community picnic, July 27

The Homestead Farm Market, a Lambertville landmark and destination for the freshest local produce since opening in June 1989, is marking its 25th anniversary with an old fashioned community picnic in the neighboring Ely Park Gazebo on July 27 from 4-8 p.m., rain or shine.


Related Topix: Lambertville, NJ, Life, Food, Home Gardening, Home, Vegetables, Bar-B-Q

Mon Jul 21, 2014


Roving Butchers of Martha's Vineyard Serve Localvores

Towed behind a Ford F-250 pickup, Island Grown Initiative's mobile poultry slaughtering unit is on the move in Martha's Vineyard, ready to feed the growing appetite for locally raised poultry on the Massachusetts island best known as a vacation playground for the Kennedys.


Related Topix: Life, Food

The Hill

Farmers lobbying on 'clean' satellite TV bill

Advocates for farmers are putting pressure on members of Congress to support a "clean" reauthorization of an expiring satellite TV law.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Thune, US Senate, Republican, Life, Food

Business North

Pie and Politics to focus on communities working together

Pie and politics will hit the Big Top Wednesday night in Washburn. Miranda Vander Leest reports they'll talk about conserving resources in the area.


Related Topix: Life, Food

NA Confidential

In which we learn about orthorexia.

Did you know that orthorexia is "the unhealthy obsession with ironically, eating healthy"? I tend to view the veggie/vegan paradigm in the same way as localism.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegan, Blog News

The News Tribune

Bring back local seafood

In all, we control 2.8 billion acres of ocean, more than any other nation. Despite all that ocean, nearly 90 percent of the seafood Americans eat comes from abroad.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Seafood, Agriculture, Science

Merced Sun-Star

Bring back local seafood

In all, we control 2.8 billion acres of ocean, more than any other nation. Despite all that ocean, nearly 90 percent of the seafood Americans eat comes from abroad.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Seafood

Seattle Times

Liberal-arts consortium knits together 5 small colleges

This summer, three small Northwest liberal arts colleges are teaching a course together as part of a five-college collaboration that could eventually help the schools deliver education more efficiently and provide stronger class offerings to their students.


Related Topix: University of Puget Sound, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA, Life, Food, Lewis & Clark College, Reed College

Calgary Journal

Are local foods really that local?

Locally grown and raised food is a trend in the restaurant world, including in Calgary.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Canada, North America, World News, Agriculture, Science

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Pocono Record

Local farmers like the sound of this beat

A local punk band that sings about sustainable agriculture will help a local farmers' market with its next show in Stroudsburg.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Wisdom Teeth, Health, Theater, Arts, Life, Food


Corn devotees ready for their daily dose of summer flavor

East Lyme farmer Joe Smith delivers a bag of corn he purchased at a wholesale farm in Glastonbury to his farm stand in Niantic.


Related Topix: East Lyme, CT, Glastonbury, CT, Niantic, CT, Agriculture, Science, Life, Food

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Travel: Chicago's vibrant Pilsen neighborhood

The most happening new spot in Chicago's emerging Pilsen neighborhood is Thalia Hall, where you can sip a cocktail in the throwback basement bar, dine in a ground-floor restaurant and and enjoy live music upstairs.


Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Life, Food, Dining, River North (Chicago, IL), us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel, Recreational Vehicle, Award