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Ten Reasons to Consume Local Foods
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, farms, local, food )

- 1440 days ago -
This industrial approach to food consumption results in more fossil fuels expended, a higher carbon footprint, less fresh, natural and organic food consumption and little economic support for small family farms
Bringing the Food Home: Local Food and Agriculture Systems
Green Lifestyle  (tags: food, agriculture systems, local, sustainable, organic, suggestions for change, Harvesting Justice Series )

- 1782 days ago -
In today's globalized system, a unit of food travels an average of 1,000 to 1,500 miles. As with everything else related to food and agricultural systems, change toward the local and the sustainable is underway. Here are some ways you can contribute.
Green Benefits of Eating Local Produce
Green Lifestyle  (tags: greenliving, produce, local, environment, protection )

- 2158 days ago -
These days, fewer trends in food and diet are hotter than "eating local", prompting more and more people to consider where their food is coming from and how it is being produced. Eating local is widely hailed as being great for local business and most
Local Food = Ethical Food? Doesn't Always Work That Way
Green Lifestyle  (tags: interesting, farming, chemicals, local, safety, safe, risks, infections, health, green, greenliving, food, garden, family, home, humans, organic, protection, shopping )

- 2255 days ago -
These days, Canadians are more interested than ever about where their food comes from and how it's produced. Due to concerns about the safety and environmental impact of imported food, many are choosing to buy Canadian-grown produce. Yet ...
What Are the Benefits of Ecotourism for Local Communities?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: What Are, the, Benefits, of, Ecotourism, for, Local, Communities? )

- 2348 days ago -
As a socially responsible person, you probably want to make the world a little better. Even when you travel, you might try to visit undeveloped areas where your tourism dollars can help a local economy thrive. You might even contribute your time to the
Bringing The Produce To The People
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CSA, produce, local, organic, food, business, green, healthy, home, greenliving, greenproducts, health, humans, interesting, sustainable )

- 2783 days ago -
You can find nearly every kind of food on them, from typical fare like tacos, to the more exotic like fusion Asian-Mexican cuisine, and even sweet treats like ice cream and cupcakes
Four Places to Cut Your Carbon
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CO2emissions, eco-friendly, energy, environment, food, globalwarming, government, health, local, organic, pollution, recycling, Sustainabililty, transportation, travel )

- 2799 days ago -
These are some of the easiest and most effective ways, in four key areas (Transportation, Energy, Food, Call for leadership) to reduce our carbon footprint and help improve our quality of life.
The Green Debate - Organic or Local?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: green, organic, local, debate, lifestyle, cost benefit information )

- 2818 days ago -
At a time when many farms are struggling to maintain production costs, there's hardly enough money for organic certifications, so small farms in MetroWest are shifting their focus to buying locally. Hanson's Farm in Framingham is not certified organic...
Doing the Farmers' Market
Green Lifestyle  (tags: market, food, greenliving, eco-friendly, green, health, healthy, humans, shopping, society, sustainable, Sustainabililty, interesting, family, farmers, local food, local )

- 2900 days ago -
S hopping at the farmers' market is better for the environment, better for our economy and better for your wallet. It's also fun, healthy and the food tastes better.
Thinking of Joining a CSA? 5 Tips for First-Time Members
Green Lifestyle  (tags: food, local, business, conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, food, garden, green, goodnews, greenliving, greenproducts, health, healthy, home, humans, interesting, organic, shopping, Sustainabililty, sustainable, world )

- 2914 days ago -
Emily Gilmore provides helpful hints on how to decide whether joining a CSA farm is right for you. It's something she knows a thing or two about, since she's the former Program Manager at the Robyn Van En Center, a national CSA resource center.
Food Inc. to Air on PBS
Green Lifestyle  (tags: food, business, children, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, energy, environment, garden, globalwarming, green, greenliving, greenproducts, health, healthy, home, humans, interesting, organic, protection, shopping, society, Sustainabililty, sustainable, local )

- 2922 days ago -
Robert Kenner's provocative Food, Inc. examines the US food industry and how its practices impact consumer health, worker safety and the environment. The documentary features footage of meat-packing operations, for one.
Fast Food, Slow Food, and Your Dollars at Work
Green Lifestyle  (tags: food, local, locavore, slow food, business, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, garden, family, greenliving, green, Sustainabililty, sustainable, world, shopping, society, water, organic, interesting, humans, home, healthy, health )

- 2942 days ago -
Is there a way to get food that is truly good for less money, or to justify paying more for what we eat when there's cheaper food available? Here are some musings on just that topic.
CSAs: It's Like Having Your Own Farm
Green Lifestyle  (tags: gardening, local, farming, business, Cool Stuff, eco-friendly, environment, family, food, garden, green, greenliving, health, healthy, home, interesting, humans, organic, shopping, Sustainabililty, sustainable )

- 2954 days ago -
What is it? CSA stands for "Community Supported Agriculture." In short, it's a way for consumers to buy into an agricultural enterprise, receive fresh, natural food seasonally and support our local food system.
10 Reasons to Shop Local
Green Lifestyle  (tags: green, Sustainabililty, greenliving, business, local, shop local, shopping )

- 3185 days ago -
"Going local does not mean walling off the outside world. It Means nurturing locally owned businesses which use local resources sustainably, employ local workers at decent wages and serve primarily local consumers..."
Hollywood's New Green Convenience Store Is An Inspiration for the Creation of More Like It
Green Lifestyle  (tags: green LA girl blog, food, green convenience store, local, neighborhood shopping )

- 3357 days ago -
The website slogan, "Your Sustainable Neighborhood Market," makes Locali sound like a Co-opportunity-esque grocery store, but Locali's better described as a green 7-11. Need your afternoon organic chocolate fix? Pick from Equal Exchange, Endangered Speci

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