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  1. Now's a favourable time to enact Article 23Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Carrie Lam has the mandate - an election win and instructions from the president - to do just that and the conditions could not be more favourable Until last Friday, Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor was offering the same take on universal suffrage and national security legislation. Then, after meeting President Xi Jinping during a visit to Beijing, the chief executive completely changed her tune.

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  2. Winter farmers market launchedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Tribune

    ... 170 people per hour, or almost 700 customers, on a Saturday. More than 20 vendors regularly sold fresh local food from May to October. "We're committed to ensuring that our community has access to quality food," Smith said. "We are eager to see how ...

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  3. I Wanted to Backcountry Ski in Vermont. So I Helped Clear the Trails.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 13 | The New York Times

    On a crisp Vermont morning in early November I met up with about 50 other enthusiastic skiers and snowboarders who were ready for the coming winter season. There was no snow, so skiing was out of the picture and it would have complicated our objective anyway.

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  4. Oakland Museum Digs Into Urban FarmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 14 | Eater

    ... Tower and Paul Bertolli of Chez Panisse and then Stars and Oliveto and Michael Wild of Bay Wolf cultivating local food systems and putting local produce at the center of the plate. In 2006, Oakland's City Council even announced a goal that the city ...

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  5. 5. Dealing with Devin: New taco joint coming to downtown StarkvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 14 | Commercial Dispatch

    The Humble Taco will open at the corner of Jackson Street and Highway 182 as a part of the Eat Local Starkville group in hopes to help revitalize the Highway 182 corridor. Eat Local Starkville, which operates City Bagel Cafe, The Guest Room, Bin 612 and Restaurant Tyler, is owned by Starkville residents Brian Kelly and Chef Ty Thames.

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  6. Tennessee's David Hughes receives AAEA's Distinguished Extension/Outreach Program AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | EurekAlert!

    ... Extension/Outreach Program Award. The program award was based on the team's work on The Economics of Local Food Systems: A Toolkit to Guide Community Discussions, Assessments and Choices. Based on a program commissioned by USDA Agricultural ...

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  7. 5 Great places to buy last minutes gifts in the metroRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... history of the East Village here). We treasure local farmers and do our best to support the development of our local food systems and contribute to our area food pantry. We value the tenacity of those combating cancer and enthusiastically ...

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  8. New round of community funding launched by South Lakeland District CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    South Lakeland District Council has already awarded more than A 1 million for Locally Important Projects and has just launched the 2018 round of funding. It is open to town and parish councils, individual groups, clubs and organisations who only have a short deadline of January 22 to submit their applications.

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  9. Restaurateurs plan fast casual concept for empty service stationRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 10 | Starkville Daily News

    A new fast casual eatery will open this spring at the corner of Jackson Street and Highway 182, which the owners hope will spur further development along the corridor. Humble Taco is the brainchild of Eat Local Starkville, which is owned by Starkville attorney Brian Kelley and chef Ty Thames.

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  10. New growth A growing number of young Americans are leaving desk jobs to farmRead the original story

    Friday Dec 8 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... limit pesticide and fertilizer use, diversify their crops or animals, and be deeply involved in their local food systems via community supported agriculture (CSA) programs and farmers markets. Today's young farmers also tend to operate small farms ...

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  11. Letter: The super bad on superfoodsRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 7 | Telegram

    When food trends appear in the media, nutrition, weight loss, increased energy and our pocketbooks are usually the focus. Rarely do we hear about the ways that superfoods affect the people who produce them.

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  12. Leonhardt: W.Va. needs full-time farmersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | Herald Star Online

    ... their vocation. He sees farming as an economic development opportunity for West Virginia. "We would be providing local food, maybe developing our farms to the point where they could be exporting their product," And there could be an even bigger ...

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  13. Shop Made in Louisiana Festival for locally made food, drinks, kitchen giftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | NOLA.com

    If you need proof that it is getting easier and easier to eat locally produced foods, the second annual Made in Louisiana Festival on Dec. 16 at the Southern Food & Beverage Museum should provide enough evidence. The festival, which was first held in April, is returning for a holiday edition, so folks can shop locally for gifts and party needs, said Holly Barrett, director of outreach and adventures at the Southern Food & Beverage Museum.

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  14. West Byfleet Neighbourhood Plan adoptedRead the original story

    Friday Dec 8 | Elements or Lower

    West Byfleet's Neighbourhood Plan was formally adopted by the Borough Council following a decision by elected members during last night's Council meeting . The decision means that the West Byfleet Neighbourhood Plan now forms part of the Council's Development Plan and must be taken into account when determining planning applications.

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  15. The Argument For GentrificationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | Charles and Hudson

    Now that we know what gentrification is and the socio-economic factors that contribute to its occurrence, we're going to delve into the main arguments surrounding it - the pros and the cons of the phenomenon as it relates to urban areas and the people who reside in them. Since this can be a pretty complex, multi-faceted beast, we're just going to talk the pros for now.

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  16. New Ann Arbor co-op adds flowers to the "buy local" movementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | Michigan Radio

    When you buy a bouquet of flowers for your loved one, do you know where those flowers are grown? Colombia? The Netherlands? What about right in your own community? A new group based in Ann Arbor has expanded upon the burgeoning local food movement to include locally grown flowers. It's called the Michigan Flower Growers Cooperative .

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  17. LETTER: Rural industries can co-exist and prosperRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 30 | The News

    I've lived, gone to school, worked and volunteered in Pictou County almost my entire life. I grew up on a dairy farm in Scotsburn, learned about forestry at my father's side and spent many a day and night on a fishing boat hauling lobster traps, shucking scallops and shaking a herring net, with my stepfather, grandfather and various other family and friends who own fishing gear.

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  18. $60 mil in lettuceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 6 | Castanet.net

    Coldstream Ranch's Keith Balcaen shakes hands with Vegpro Int. CEO Gerry Van Winden , as Mayor Jim Garlick looks on.

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  19. Oakey residents told pollutants no health risk, just don't eat local produceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 6 | ABC News

    A Darling Downs resident is accusing the Defence Department of destroying his livelihood and says a report into the impact of the Oakey firefighting foam contamination scandal does not go far enough. On Wednesday night, the Defence Department held a meeting in Oakey to tell residents there are no likely health impacts from PFAS, a chemical used in a toxic firefighting foam on the Oakey Army Aviation Base that has leeched into nearby groundwater.

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  20. Holiday books for cooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 6 | Westender

    Curling up with a good book is one of the great pleasures of the holiday season. Even better is when that book offers up delicious recipes and stories you can share with your loved ones or enjoy all on your own.

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