In New Orleans, a Vietnamese Community Bounces Back with Urban Agriculture

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When Urban Agriculture Is at Odds with Sustainability

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urban gardeners
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Design; Planning;
The Institute for Sustainable Communities (ISC) 3-day training in support of urban agriculture

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Dear Modern Farmer: The “Better Know Your Hoes” Edition

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Plants and Animals; Advice; Hoes; Manjula and Orin Martin; Weeds;
A Greedy Man In A hungry World (Book Review)
2013 Farm Bill and Agricultural Appropriations Update
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Senate Passes 2013 Farm Bill; House Appropriations Committee approves 2014 Ag Appropriations Bill One week ago today, the Senate passed its version of the 2013 Farm Bill, which received strong bipartisan support, though 25 Republicans and 2 Democrats vote...

‘The Spark’, an upcoming documentary film that shows a blueprint for realistic, immediate solutions

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urban gardeners
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Video;
Urban agriculture of the future: an overview of sustainability aspects of food production in and on buildings

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urban gardeners
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Roof Garden; thesis;
The Carrot Seed: On Planting a Garden With My Daughter

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Culture; Gardening; Seeds;
Is foie gras always a faux pas? One family aims to humanely produce it

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Upcoming Beginning Farmers Workshops and Events
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Upcoming Beginning Farmers Workshops and Events Below are but a few upcoming workshops, specifically oriented toward beginning farmers. Stay informed about educational and networking opportunities in agriculture in your community or region by visiting you...

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Hacking Meat: Bolstering Proud Farmers and Educated Consumers

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food tech
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DISTRIBUTION; EATERS; Hacking Meat; PRODUCTION; RESTAURANTS; RETAIL MARKETS; Border springs farm lamb; craig rogers; farmer recognition; food tech; grace communications foundation; hacking meat; hackmeat silicon valley; pride tracking; rack of lamb; sustaiinable meat; sustainable farming; sustainable lamb;
Parliament Hill gardens in Quebec planted with 130 varieties of fruits, vegetables and herbs

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urban gardeners
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Decimated American flower industry could be rejuvenated by urban agriculture

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register now for the quivira conference!
The Week in Farm Crime: Lions vs. Police, Bayou Busts, and Bee Rustling

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Announcing Over $100,000 in Prizes at Hack//Meat SV

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DISTRIBUTION; EATERS; Featured; Food+Tech; PRODUCTION; RESTAURANTS; RETAIL MARKETS; Alexis Finch; Ali Partovi; Applegate; carhartt; esri; fare resources; FEED Collaborative; general assembly; hack meat; Hack//Meat SV; hackers; James Beard Foundation; llano secco rancho; paul matteucci; yummly;
Badger Wargames: UK Police and Animal Rights Activists Gear Up for Cull

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Culture; News; Animal rights; Badger cull; Bovine TB; Culling; England; Wildlife management;
A Modern Farmer in Congress

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Culture; News; Farmer's Market; Farmers; Sustainability;
Hacking Meat: We Need Regional “Meat Hubs”

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This is what your supermarket would look like if all the bees died off

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Living Water Flows from a Gravity-fed Spring

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Health & Home; chemicals; contaminants; health; water;
Aw Snaps!
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Check out our favorite photos from the past week – and then share your photos of a farm, food artisan or farmers market. You might be one of our favorites next week! The University of Montana PEAS Farm - Missoula, MT Our Table - Sherwood, OR … Continue re...

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Aw Snaps! (our best photos); aw snaps; farm photography; Our Table; Real Time Farms; The University of Montana PEAS Farm;
Meal Worms: Apartment Bug Farm Is Big Business

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Food; Plants and Animals; Bugs; Harman Johar; World Entomophagy;
Understanding Our Practices from Seed to Scrap: The 2012 Vancouver Urban Farming Forum

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Canada; Planning; Policy; Vancouver;
Urban Stream Innovation installs first prototype composter/hydroponic growing system at Luke’s restaurant in Vancouver, BC

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Entrepreneurs; Hydroponics; Vancouver;
Book Review – Dirt: The Erosion of Civilizations
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Book Review – Dirt: The Erosion of Civilizations David Montgomery, a professor of Geology at the University of Washington, knows his topsoil. In 2007 he published Dirt: The Erosion of Civilizations, which achieved wide readership. From the University of C...

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soil; book review; soil erosion; Soil Fertility;
Salad box planning

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Local food; Market & Stand; People; Planning; Spring; Tools; Rochelle; salad box; Shannon T;
The Inside Story of a “Juror Revolt” in Amish Raw Milk Trial

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News; Amish; Raw Milk;
A Father’s Day Resolution: 10 Things I Want to Teach My Son About Food
Food revolution reading list from Michael Pollan and Ruth Reichl

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foodies
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Living;
Mobile Poultry Slaughter: As Easy as One, Two, Three

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Culture; Food; Ali Berlow; Humane Slaughter; Mobile Poultry Slaughterhouse;
Community Gardening Conference 2013
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American Community Gardening Association Annual Conference Cultivating Community, Harvesting Health: Community Gardens to Urban Farms Seattle, Washington  |  August 8–11, 2013 The American Community Gardening Association (ACGA) promotes community gardenin...

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Five pest species now immune to GMO corn and cotton

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G-8 Leaders: After 20 years, it's time to listen to La Vía Campesina
Hacking Meat: We Need a Digital Marketplace

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Kickstarting the Modern Farm

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Web Series: Cook {Uncook}

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Look who’s squealing now: GMO lovers freak over new study of sick pigs

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Dutch Futurist: Scenarios for the future of urban farming

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urban gardeners
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Green initiative: Pune township, India, takes up ‘urban agriculture’

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urban gardeners
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What Macho Herbicide Brand Names Tell Us About Our Battle Against Weeds (and Ourselves)

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Strawberry Picking at a U-Pick

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strawberry pie; Growing & Raising Food; berries; pick your own; fresh strawberries; strawberry fields; Small Bites; Food Stories; u-pick;
Strawberry Picking at a U-Pick

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An Oregon Wine Grower: From Wall Street to Vineyard Farm

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An Oregon Wine Grower: From Wall Street to Vineyard Farm

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Food Stories; chardonnay; dick shea; grape grower; oregon wine producer; pinot noir; shea wine cellars; the yamhill valley wine region of oregon;