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Chiquita Bananas Accused of Contaminating Drinking Water

A lawsuit filed in early February of 2015 alleges that Chiquita Bananas not only uses methods that pollute local water supplies, but that they knowingly covered it up. The company website has an ex…

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Help Your Community by Finding a Farmers’ Market This Week

This week, August 3 through August 9, 2014, marks the annual National Farmers' Market Week (NFMW), designated by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. While each year, more and more people shop at their …

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Patagonia and Luvo Name Female and Foodie CEOs

It's unfortunately not every day that women are named CEO of a major company, but recently that was indeed the case. Rose Marcario has been named as the new CEO of outdoor apparel giant Patagonia. She…

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From Fighters to Farmers

In honor of Veteran’s Day (Sunday, November 11), I thought I’d update a story I wrote about a couple of years ago about a wonderful program that works to train veterans returning from Iraq and Afghani…

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Organic Food Debate: Pleasure Over Sustainability?

By Paula Alvarado, TreeHugger The quite misinterpreted study published in Annals of Internal Medicine signed by Stanford professionals kept bouncing in my head the past week. Not so much out of ann…

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5 Ways to Store Fresh Foods Through Winter

Crops that keep for more than just a few weeks are referred to as “storage crops.” Such fruits and veggies are often staples of those interested in sustainable, local eating, as they allow you to stoc…

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5 Reasons to Embrace Home Canning

Home canning might seem more like an activity your grandparents did than something busy people in our day would embrace. But canning homegrown and local foods is undergoing a revival, and many people …

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Sustainable Food: 10 Reasons to Care

Food is tied to almost everything. It can be the perfect point of convergence for thinking about sustainability—because it literally sustains life. Without nourishment, we don’t exist. Here are 10 rea…

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In Defense of Hunting

I have to admit I was conflicted. Actually, the appropriate word was probably “dismissive.” This is when I initially fled the city some 5 years ago to take up residence in a semi-rural area: an area w…

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Urgent: Throw These Cooking Oils in the Trash

Photo Courtesy Of:  iStockphoto/Thinkstock In the words of Fast Food Nation author Eric Schlosser: "If they have to put the word 'natural' on a box to convince you, it probably isn't." But thi…

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