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On Your Mark, Get Set, Grow: A Guide To Speedy Vegetables

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Impatient gardeners don't have to wait for summer to harvest salad fixings. A surprising variety of crops will bring homegrown produce to your table in as little as three weeks.

Years of Living Dangerously Premieres

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3 mentions7 days ago 7 days ago
Judging from episode one of Showtime's new Years of Living Dangerously documentary series, we're in for a visually stunning, compelling and fascinating ride as climate change is discussed in the most human terms possible. It's riveting, truly must-see viewing. Here are some highlights and fun tidbits from the premiere!

Corn biofuels worse than gasoline on global warming in short term – study

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8 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
$500,000 study paid for by federal government says biofuels made from corn residue release 7% more greenhouse gases in short term

Jane Says: Your Groceries Can Make a Difference for Farmworkers

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2 mentions6 days ago 6 days ago
The choices you make at the store can help improve working conditions in the fields.

A horrifying disease is threatening to destroy the world’s bananas

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The U.N. is warning of the "massive destruction" of the world's banana crop

Edible Institute 2014

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#Edible2014 is proudly presented by Edible Communities and Edible Manhattan Mark Bittman • Anna Lappé • Tom Philpott • Gary Paul Nabhan • Jane Black • Danielle Nierenberg • Danielle Gould • Sam Fromartz • Joan Gussow • Brian Halweil • and many more from our food and ...

Hydroponic farm in Brooklyn serves up fresh veggies for food bank

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14 mentions6 days ago 6 days ago
CAMBA’s food pantry feeds 5,000 hungry Brooklyn residents, with help from a very local farm.

NFL player tackles sustainable beef off the field

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28 mentions5 days ago 5 days ago
Linebacker Will Witherspoon is spreading the message of happy, healthy cows to athletes and congressmembers alike.

Could You Handle Being In A Cage This Small For 4 Minutes? How About 4 Years?

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5 mentions7 days ago 7 days ago
How can people do this to other living things?

'Fed Up' Poster Almost Banned After Controversy With MPAA

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Even implying the F-word can get you in trouble with the Motion Picture Association of America, the makers of "Fed Up" learned the hard way. The MPAA almost banned the documentary's controversial poster, which debuted on HuffPost Entertainm...

Earth Day 2014: An Eco-Stravaganza of Sustainable Tips and Tricks (Part 2)

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This Earth Day, the Ecocentric team is celebrating by sharing our favorite eco-friendly tips and tricks! Hopefully you'll find, as we did, that there are always more sustainable tips to pick up. Here, tips on growing your own food, solar power-ing your nest and making the most out of your glassware. (Post 2 of 2)

Cooking and eating sustainably: Six simple steps to get started

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Cooking and eating more sustainably doesn't require that you rethink your entire life. Here are some simple things you can do to get started.

This is what happens when you FOIA the ingredients in school chicken nuggets

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It turns out, they're not just made of chicken

If You’ve Eaten an Organic Apple This Week, Thank Rachel Carson

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Carson’s book about agrochemicals launched the modern environmental movement, but the work she started in Silent Spring is far from finished.

Everyone's a Health Nut on Monday

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New research shows that people are more health-conscious at the start of each new week, so health advocates are encouraging everyone to harness the psychological power of Mondays.

How Organic Food Is Breaking Down All Class Boundaries

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4 mentions5 days ago 5 days ago
One of the most harmful myths about poor people is that they could care less about what they eat.

Trial of GM plants to help fight heart disease given go-ahead

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Scientists to grow a crop of camelina plants genetically modified to produce fish oils that could be used in health supplements

Changes to Nutrition Facts panel may have limited impact on consumer perceptions, says Hartman Group

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Proposed changes to the Nutrition Facts panelon food and beverage labels are well-intentioned, but may not have as much effect on how consumers perceive products as policymakers hope, according to Hartman Group.

Supply And Demand: Changing The Economics of Antibiotic-free Meat

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4 mentions5 days ago 5 days ago
Using the drugs solely to treat illnesses -- and not to aid production -- is a special practice, but it should not be. Rather, it must be standard....

Plant Breeders Release First 'Open Source Seeds'

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Scientists and food activists are launching a campaign to promote seeds that can be freely shared, rather than protected through patents and licenses. They call it the Open Source Seed Initiative.

This Incredible Kid Figured Out How To Feed Needy Children In His Community For A Year

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6 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
William Winslow is not your average 8-year-old.While most kids spend their free time playing tag or riding bikes, this second-grader at A.B. Combs Elementary School in Raleigh, N.C., has a more philanthropic hobby: He fights childhood hunger in ...

[Special Feature]

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23 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
Photographs from the birthplace of quinoa