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06.27.11

in.gredients : 100% package-free grocery store

A new grocery store soon to open in Austin will offer shoppers 100% package-free products. The new store, in.gredients, is aimed at helping to curb the 1.4 billion pounds of waste Americans create every  day, 40% of which comes…

04.14.11

Hug Your Farmer: New York City Farming

We spotted this great video about some enterprising NYCers trying to cultivate urban farms. [Source: Petrina TV] Nourishing NYC East Harlem nourishingnyc.org Brooklyn Grange Farm Queens brooklyngrangefarm.com Bobo Greenwich Village bobonyc.com People’s Garden NYC City Hall, Manhattan peoplesgardennyc.org

03.15.11

The Perennial Plate’s ‘Real Food Road Trip’

Synergy is a wonderful thing! Chef/food entrepreneur/”real food” activist Daniel Klein has been celebrating many of the same ideas that inspire us, all via his The Perennial Plate, an online weekly documentary series dedicated to socially responsible and adventurous…

03.11.11

Hug Your Farmer: Seeds of Better Food

In part 3 of our series, Tom Stearns explains how High Mowing Seeds grows more than 1000 varieties of vegetables, fruit, herbs and flowers for home gardeners and commercial growers to evaluate ones that thrive…

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03.07.11

NYT: New Generation of Farmers Emerges

There is an emerging generation of farmers that shun industrial, mechanized farming and list punk rock, Karl Marx and the food journalist Michael Pollan as their influences.

03.03.11

Hug Your Farmer: The Real Cost of Better Foods

In the United States, we spend about 9% of our disposable income on our food. Thirty years ago that number was 15%, and seventy years ago that number was more than 25%. Industrial farming and massive distribution networks have lowered…

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