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Give Us City Gardens, Not Just Grocery Stores

An editorial from today’s New York Times urges the first lady to take her efforts for community vegetable gardens one step further. Michelle Obama’s recent pitch for fresh vegetables and her avowed interest in community gardens have given new life … Continue reading

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Proposals to Reimagine Paris City Design

Paris, France: Taking the first steps to re-design the way we think about a city: (from the International Herald Tribune) Jean Nouvel proposes creating a green belt that would circle the entire city. (…) The outer ring would become a … Continue reading

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Michelle Obama and the Way We Think about Food

First Lady Michelle Obama is bringing food up on her agenda.  The NYTimes reports: (…) she seized the moment to urge Americans to provide fresh, unprocessed and locally grown foods to their families and to the neediest in their communities. … Continue reading

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NYC Borough Changing Food Policy

Manhattan Borough Chief Pushes for Better Nutrition in City : NYTimes “In a report to be released on Saturday, Scott M. Stringer, the Manhattan borough president, is calling for the city to make healthy food more widely available by giving … Continue reading

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