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9 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

Southwest Nova Scotia rallies for organic growers

Organic farmers in southwest Nova Scotia are bouncing back from a March weather bomb, with a little help from their friends.

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11 hrs ago | Food Technology

British organic body inks partnership for certified China exports

Britain's Soil Association Certification and China's organic certification body, the Organic Food Development Centre , have entered into a unique partnership that is hoped makes it cheaper and simpler for British organic businesses to export to China.

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12 hrs ago | State of Georgia

Natural vs. Organic Food: What's the Difference?

Many people go about their grocery shopping under the assumption that "natural" and "organic" foods are one and the same.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

It's only 'Natural' to wonder what food terms mean

Kraft Macaroni and Cheese came in one variety: elbow. Your preference in chicken? White meat or dark meat.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Meat, Chicken, Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

Mountain Xpress

Asheville-Buncombe Food Policy Council discusses 2014 initiatives

Over 75 community members attended Asheville-Buncombe Food Policy Council meeting titled, "Meeting of the Whole" on Wednesday evening, April 2 to discuss initiatives for 2014.

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Related Topix: Asheville, NC, Life, Food, Home Gardening, Home

Common Dreams

Organic Food: It's Not Just for Yuppies Anymore

A man who applies pesticides to Iowa fields for $14 hour might not seem a likely organic enthusiast.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables, US News, Liberal Political News

Supermarket Guru

Organic, specialty, and value-added fruits and vegetables set growth pace.

Fresh produce is on a roll. Healthier eating intensifies across America, and supermarkets bank heavily on its colorful appeals as an image setter, traffic generator and profit maker.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables, Fruits

World News Report

6350' Natural Foods To Host Earth Day Open House To Kick Off 2014 Growing Season

Kurt Luttecke, CEO, is expecting about 100 company stakeholders, media, and key community members for the event.

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, Grand Junction, CO

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Guardian

Urban farmers' market brings taste of rural to Charlottetown.

Bev McIsaac gets some Valentine cupcakes from Martin Avery, of Earla's Home Baking, at the Urban Farmers' Market at the Confederation Court Mall in Charlottetown.

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Examiner.com

Flavrz drink mixes offer great flavor and are good for the environment

In a world where drink mixes are currently all the rage, one brand stands head and shoulders above the rest.

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Related Topix: US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Life, Food, Agriculture, Science, Supplement, Grape, Fruits

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

HCC annual spring plant sale is April 25

Haywood Community College will hold a spring plant sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, April 25 at the Horticulture Greenhouse Complex.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Daily Kos

More on Walmart's new organic push

Following up from Rob Wallbridge's commentary on Walmart's new organic gambit, we find Colin Schultz writing for the Smithsonian: Organic farmers have an issue with scale-although there are some examples of organic yields meeting conventional yields, in general, organic production just can't produce as much food per unit of land as regular farming.

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The Burlington Free Press

New day at the VA

Warm and friendly Amy Todisco of Waitsfield brought an abundance of energy to her free workshop about Pathways for Veterans Organic Farming and Healing pilot program happening at Hartshorn Farm this summer.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Fitness, Yoga, Reiki, Medicine, University of Vermont, Health, Acupuncture

The Orlando Sentinel

Central Florida shoppers find more organic food on shelves

Antibiotics, pesticides and hormones are not on anyone's grocery list, yet they are standard fare in the foods we eat.

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Grist Magazine

Why you should be skeptical of Walmart's cheap organic food

Out on the mean streets of the U.S. organic foods industry, Walmart has stepped onto the corner with both guns drawn.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Western Gazette

Find local Health and Beauty with Blackmore Vale Magazine

The natural Solution for your digestion problems! Organically grown! Blackmore Vale Magazine list all of the local Health and Beauty spas and shops in the Blackmore Vale area.

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Related Topix: Nutrition, Medicine, Life, Food

Gizmag

Automated food kiosk serves organic food in Chicago

If you associate vending machines with sugary fizzy drinks and waist-expanding food, think again.

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WCNC-TV Charlotte

WalMart to sell lower-priced organic foods

Starting this month, Walmart will begin selling lower-priced organic foods. The retail giant has teamed up with health brand, wild oats, to sell organic foods at about 25-percent less than those sold by competitors.

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Politico

Will Wal-Mart gobble up organic food supply?

Big box retailers are attempting to bring organic foods to the masses, but there might not be enough to go around.

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

Neatorama

What Does "Organic" Mean?

From the sticker on your banana to the future of farming, we're breaking down the definition of "organic" into bite-size pieces.

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

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