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As a latecomer to the growing crop of food-industry exposés, Ana Sofia Joanes's even-handed documentary on the evils of factory farming doesn't live up to its title. Yet despite tilling familiar ground, its argument for sustainable alternatives intrigues
Really grows on you
| June 18, 2010
Layers of buying local
When we drink a glass of organic milk, or eat organic pork sausage with our organic scrambled eggs, it’s easy to forget what goes into securing that “organic” label.
| June 11, 2010
Letters to the Portland editor: June 19, 2009
In a recent issue, Brian Duff reviewed GRO Grassroots Organic Café, in Portland (see "In the Raw," May 22). I've never read anything on the topic of food and nutrition more arrogant or opinionated.
Warning: Salad may kill you
| June 19, 2009
Inspiring urban growers
Just in time for the fresh-food abundance that comes with summer and farmers' markets and pick-your-own adventures, the folks at SPACE Gallery and the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) will host their second Food+Farm extravaganz
Just in time for the fresh-food abundance that comes with summer and farmers' markets and pick-your-own adventures, the folks at SPACE Gallery and the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) will host their second Food+Farm extravaganza this week.
| May 08, 2009
Pick what you eat
In just a few hours, go beyond the agri-tourism of picking berries or apples, and actually learn something about the land.
Fans of organic food: Stop talking, start weeding
| August 20, 2008
Why drink organic booze? There might be a practical reason: fewer, or less-aggressive, hangovers.
| June 11, 2008
Chew on this
“It’s a crime, really, that the largest city in Maine doesn’t have a natural foods co-op.”
Is there a food co-op in Portland’s future?
| December 05, 2007
An organic farm? In Boston Harbor? Whose crops won’t make you grow a third arm?
Homeless Bostonians grow their own
| November 06, 2007
A tast of Oleana
Forget ghosts and goblins; think sustainable farming.
| October 24, 2007
How'd you like a bit of stag’s bladder with that Bordeaux?
Getting to the bottom of the organic-wine trend
| December 22, 2006
I remember when I moved to Portland more than seven years ago and thought that all the local grooviness was cute: people recycled everything, hiked religiously, and scarfed down honey-sweetened Indian pudding (or is it Native American pudding?) at the Co
A local guide to Earth-friendly living
| September 27, 2006
Thou shalt pop corn
Okay, okay, I confess. I thought the whole Little Lad’s thing was a little strange, especially when I heard whisperings of the founders being religious.
Little Lad's has a big draw
| August 09, 2006
Community culture club
Community-supported agriculture programs produce a way for city folk to enjoy the fruits (and veggies) of organic farming, even if their yards are only cement patios or third-floor fire escapes.
Wolf Pine Farm plants seeds in West End
| May 31, 2006
Though it may not have the name recognition of longer-established Rhode Island dance troupes, Andary Dance has been getting a lot of attention throughout the state and beyond over the past few years.
Andary Dance muses and moves
| March 21, 2006
Collage of culture
Peace, love, and good vibes — with bells on. Add to that a festive atmosphere, a social conscience, and a psychedelic rock score, and you have a fair summary of the epochal musical Hair , which Brown University Theater is staging through March 19.
Brown’s Hair is making a statement
| March 16, 2006
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