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The Locavore’s Dilemma

"If you take the local food movement to its logical extreme, people who live beyond their local food chain are essentially parasites," explains economic geographer Pierre Desrochers, co-author of the …

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Is Buying Local the Best Way to Go on a Carbon Diet?

By TreeHugger This guest post is an excerpt from Cooler Smarter: Practical Steps for Low-Carbon Living, written by the Union of Concerned Scientists and published by Island Press. Find out more at …

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The Pleasure of Local Fruits in Winter

By Sarene Marshall, The Nature Conservancy A friend once observed about me that I "like holidays just a little bit more than the average person." What he noticed was actually a symptom of a deeper …

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Where Does Your Food Come From?

I had the opportunity to see Food Inc the other night and to say that I was blown away is an understatement.  The trailer below says much more than I can ever say here about this important topic but s…

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Amazing what is thrown away daily or wasted daily. And it is not just food. Thanks for the article.