What American Hog Farmers Think of the Smithfield Deal

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Organic Farming Study, Native Food and Farming – Readings
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Recommended Readings: Organic Practices and Native Food and Farming Iowa State Study Shows Soil-Building Benefits of Organic Practices; From the Leopold Center For Sustainable Agriculture Excerpt: Producers making the switch to organic crops to meet growi...

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Making Sparkling Wines in the Willamette Valley

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Food Stories; carleton oregon; chardonnay; chris berg; laurel ridge winery; Methode Champenoise; pinot meunier; pinot noir; reisling; roots; sparkling wines; winemaker;
Making Sparkling Wines in the Willamette Valley

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Farm Grant Opportunities Available for Spring 2013
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Farm Grant Opportunities, Spring 2013 Rural Cooperative Development Grants: USDA’s Rural Cooperative Development Grants of up to $200,000 are awarded to Rural Cooperative Development Centers, which in turn provide technical assistance to individuals and e...

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Cooperative Food Businesses: A Powerful Vehicle for Economic Change?
Organic Farming Research and Outreach
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CERES Trust Report on Organic Farming Research and Outreach CERES Trust has issued a new report on Organic Research and Outreach in the North Central Region, which includes information on organic programs and research in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, M...

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What should you eat after the apocalypse?

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How Bees Fight Strawberry Mold and Landmines

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Is worrying about food miles missing the point?
Handmade, preservative-free chocolate … in the shape of your bumhole

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Order Your Chicken Rare: Nearly Lost Breeds Make a Comeback

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Announcing the Hack//Meat Silicon Valley Online Conversation

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An Introduction to Heirloom Yogurts

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Practicing Commons in Community Gardens: Urban Gardening as a Corrective for Homo Economicus

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How Can Urban Agriculture Go From Niche To Food System?

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Organic farm within a new subdivision

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Floods Soak Farms Around the Globe

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Sausalito, CA: Kenny Belov of Fish Restaurant and TwoXSea [VIDEO]

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The Ruminant Podcast Episode 20: Paul Slomp, Grazing Days Farm, and funding your farm start-up by selling bonds
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This post: young farmer Paul Slomp raised funds for his grass-fed beef operation by selling bonds to friends and family. His monthly freezer-beef CSA is succeeding and his business is expanding. You need to listen to this interview.

What They’re Saying on Chinese Social Media About Smithfield

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General Mills and Unilever join the fight against food waste

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If you don’t feel like cooking your own bugs, opt for an insect energy bar

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I Love My Farmers Market Celebration: A Great Way to show Farmers and Farmland Love!
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I Love My Farmers Market Celebration marks the fifth year American Farmland Trust (AFT) has thrown a party for our nation’s farmers markets. They want eaters to pledge dollars we intend to spend at our farmers markets to highlight the pivotal role markets...

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A Love Letter to Designers and Developers

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Kickstarting the Modern Farm

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Ben & Jerry’s is going GMO-free

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Vegetarians live longer, researchers find

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Caffeine withdrawal is a legit mental disorder now

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Partly Sage, Rosemary, and a Little Time

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The Illustrated Journals of a Dairy Farmer in 1941

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How Community Gardens Contribute to Healthy and Inclusive Neighbourhoods

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Edible flowers: a world of flavour

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The Old World Craft of Barrel Making

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The Old World Craft of Barrel Making

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San Francisco, CA: Hot Mission, Cool Castro

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Connecticut will label GMOs if you do too

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Monsanto is currently testing GMO wheat in two states

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U.S. Food Waste Challenge honors of World Environment Day

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Deadly fire at Chinese poultry plant highlights industrial-ag safety concerns

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Ben & Jerry’s Says No to GMOs

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Burger King has invented a way for you to eat a burger while riding your bike

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Slow Food is… / Slow Food est…
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  Hey Canada! We are looking for your Slow Food experience! Slow Food in Canada is seeking a national identity. From coast to coast, we each have different ideas of what Slow Food is in this vast country of ours. We are looking for your personal definiti...

Marie Nightingale: Canadian Food Hero / Héros alimentaire canadienne
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By / Par Michael Howell, Slow Food Nova Scotia Mainland On May 4th, 2013 Slow Food Nova Scotia leader Michael Howell presented Food Historian and author Marie Nightingale with the 2013 Canadian Food Hero award, which were announced in late April in Osoyoo...

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