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A Burger With a Conscience?

The ethical line used to be pretty damn clear: either you abstained from eating meat and animal products thus honoring all living creatures, or you were an unabashed omnivore willing to cattle-prod yo…

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Farm-to-School Programs Make Local Food a Priority

By Jason Knapfel for DietsInReview.com With ever increasing numbers of obese Americans, private citizens and the public sector need to find creative ways to assist in staving off a looming health d…

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Chipotle Mexican Grill Supports Local Farming

By Jason Knapfel for DietsInReview.com Chipotle Mexican Grill has just announced that it's going to double the amount of locally grown produce used in its restaurants. They say they expect to use m…

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Keep it Local

As I have written about numerous times here on Care2, there are many benefits to buying and eating locally grown food. These include the simple fact that fresh fruits and vegetables just taste bett…

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Certified Organic, Free-Range, California Dairy and Meat Farms

Headline Image Barbarosa Ranchers I would not have called myself a picky eater, until I returned to the US. Having lived for several years knowing more or less where my vegetables, fruits, meats, e…

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Let’s Save Our Farms!

Californian farmers Annie and Jeff Main, 58- and 60-years old respectively, have a legitimate dream. They want their 20-acre organic farm to keep producing wholesome produce for their loyal custom…

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5 Holiday Farm Gifts

As I have written about many times here on Care2.com, supporting our small and family farmers is vital to ensuring a thriving, sustainable agricultural system. There are many ways to do this, but …

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Find Local Food

As I mentioned last week, more and more people are not only hearing of the term foodshed, but more communities are working to map their foodshed. A foodshed is an area where food is grown and consu…

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4 Simple Ways To Enjoy Summer’s Fresh Food

As my Slow Project continues and I am working on my own personal goals of slowing down, I realized that the first official day of summer came and went and I didnít write anything about it. It also …

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Celebrate Spring and National Nutrition Month: Eat Healthier!

Spring officially starts this Saturday, March 20. The beginning of spring has long been associated with food. In fact, it was celebrated by ancient cultures, because they knew that it signaled a retur…

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