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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.
Going green
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  June 11, 2010
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Growing, and growing!

When Scott Howard started growing tomatoes in a small backyard greenhouse in 1997, he never dreamed that one day he would see his products on the shelves of grocery stores and on the menus of local restaurants. But that’s where he finds himself: As the p
Olivia’s Garden finds more ways to reach your plate 
By LEISCHEN STELTER  |  May 28, 2010
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Preaching to the hive

What’s the most effective way to make people care about the institutional problems with our industrial food economy?
Food+Farm scrutinizes the ups and downs of agricultural sustainability, and the eco-documentary
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  May 21, 2010
Possible ADHD and pesticide link found

Possible ADHD and pesticide link found


 As if it wasn't hard enough to eat "healthy" already, now another study has come out today that screams, "Grab a bag of chips instead!"...
By Lisa Spinelli  |  May 17, 2010
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Eco-friendly

Once upon a time, before the heyday of chemical fertilizers and pesticides, all beer was organic. And now organic is back for good.
The second coming of organic beer
By JOSH SMITH  |  April 23, 2010
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Photos: Down:2:Earth Boston 2010 | April 10, 2010

D:2:E returns to the Hynes with green folk, socially conscious coffee, and bizarre birdhouses
Down:2:Earth Boston 2010, at the Hynes Convention Center, April 10, 2010
By SHAULA CLARK  |  April 16, 2010


Hog wild on the farm

Perhaps because it's more difficult to do at home, perhaps because for some it's a question of ethics or squeamishness, perhaps because eating less meat is one of the top things we all could do to help the environment, but we don't talk as often about
Going green
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  March 19, 2010
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Factory food

Since Squanto taught the Pilgrims to plant maize, no food has been more emblematic of the evolution of American eating habits than corn. That's been true from the sepia-tinged golden age of the Midwestern breadbasket to the present day, where those yello
Why the cheap, mass-produced food we eat is killing our environment, our economy — and us
By MIKE MILIARD  |  June 26, 2009