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Big Organic Garden Delivers Georgia’s Best Fruits & Veggies

How I wish every city had a fresh, local, and in-season produce delivery service! Maybe once the word of Big Organic Garden in Georgia spreads we’ll all be happily awaiting our own fruit and veggie de…

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Portland’s Farmers Market Should Be on Your Must-See List

Have you ever walked in to a farmers market and just breathed in the aroma of fresh fruits and vegetables because it filled the air? Well, I hadn't. I live in Kansas, and you'd think for being an agri…

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Make the Most of Your CSA Box

By Michelle, Gardenista I loved having a box of organic vegetables delivered to the doorstep every week. Until about the third week. "Oh look, kale again," my husband said, peering over my shoul…

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6 Farmer’s Market Shopping Tips

By Sayward Rebhal, Networx Can you hear that? It’s the sound of the world waking up. It’s the sound of springtime, and boy howdy friends, does it sound fantastic. Spring is all about curbside d…

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Fresh Vegetables to Feed France’s Poor

A French charity has come up with an innovative way of cutting down on waste - and making sure the country's poor get enough to eat. Instead of throwing their unsold produce away, market traders have …

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Local Food Thrives Amidst Japanese Radiation Fears

For Japanese shoppers, food safety was taken for granted until the Fukushima crisis. Now many have lost faith in government guarantees and fear that radiation could have contaminated their diet. …

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Winter Farmer’s Market is Alternative to Supermarket

Cris Carl, Networx Three years ago, Andrew Huckins took on the task of managing a winter farmer’s market in Northampton, Massachusetts. “We needed a winter market. It wasn’t much work because every…

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6 Ways to Teach Your Kids About Sustainable Living

By Carmen Staicer for DietsInReview.com Once you have a baby, your life changes. Not only in the small ways - you have less time for yourself, you drive slower, and maybe you even buy life insura…

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A Real Food Hero (video)

As a longtime Food Activist and leader, Karen Washington has paved the way for farmer’s markets and urban gardens in the South Bronx, one of the poorest and most obese counties in the nation. She is a…

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Kids Make Their Own Farmers’ Market (video)

Did you know that farmers' markets are sprouting up in neighborhoods and communities all around? According to new research by the U.S department of Agriculture, the number has risen by 17 percent. Th…

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