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Meet Vladimir Putin, A New Convert to the Locavore Movement

Who needs Italian wine, English cheddar, and German sausages? Obviously not Russia. Vladimir Putin is forcing Russians to become locavores, whether they like it or not. Last Thursday, his governmen…

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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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Decolonizing Diet Project: Eating Like Native Americans

By Ramon Gonzalez, TreeHugger Can you give up cheese, tomatoes, and beer in exchange for dandelions, sun chokes, and valley grasshopper for a year? Freakonomics recently highlighted the Decoloni…

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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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5 Nature Books to Read in 2012

Posted by The Nature Conservancy What's the best book you've read lately? We put that question to a cadre of scientists and staff at The Nature Conservancy. Their responses ranged from young adu…

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Getting to Know Your Bacon

By Jeff Opperman, The Nature Conservancy While visiting friends in Toronto, I spotted a small poster tacked behind their toaster that read: "Bacon is like a little hug from God." So true, I thou…

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10 Reasons To Ditch The Mall

When my kids were young, after school they walked from their middle school to my husband's office in the village. They strolled past a small grocery store, past the coffee shop and past the drug store…

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The Girl Scouts Branch Out

The dominant association with Girl Scouts, at least for most people that are not in fact Girl Scouts, is the annual tradition of selling Thin Mints, Samoas, Do-si-dos, and all manner of green-boxed Gi…

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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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What Kind of Foodie Are You & More on Urban Homesteading

Listen, laugh & learn with the Green Divas (and Green Dude Scott) anytime - Podcast here! Green Diva Lisa blew back into town and we had all the mics lit up for this show. As always too much to…

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Lovely little duckling--- and all his friends are also- the cat and the rabbit. Thanks for the show…

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Debbie W - you took the words right out of my head !!! I always use the arsenic comparison :)

Arsenic is also 'natural,' but I'll pass on that one. Whatever happened to common sense? My son's …