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Sad to say that it’s only mildly startling to take a look at the sheer quantity of the resources required to produce one pound of beef… What does it require to raise one pound of beef, then? First, consider: A … Continue reading
Servings of shoyu ramen at the Chuka Soba Inoue stand, Tokyo: NYTimes Travel slideshow, photo 2 of 14
Seen earlier this month in the NYTimes: Christine C. Quinn, the City Council speaker, is to unveil a long-term plan on food policy on Monday, a plan she says goes beyond the issues of trans fats and sugary sodas to … Continue reading
An op-ed found in the NYTimes, “The Carnivore’s Dilemma:” NICOLETTE HAHN NIMAN argues that the farming practices that score the environmental weight of eating meat are not all the same. Read the full piece here.
THE MINIMALIST: Mark Bittman spins off more than 100 descriptions of mostly simple and healthy recipes set to satisfy a restless autumn hunger .
Children hold carrots grown in the Glide rooftop garden (San Francisco). Todays NYTimes has the story here.
From Wednesday, The NYTimes reporting the fully appetizing story here.
From Urban Omnibus (which I first saw linked through City Farmer): East New York is a documentary video in five chapters, explaining how East New York’s urban agriculture movement developed. The five chapters of the video focus on Local Farmers, … Continue reading
Milwaukee, WISCONSIN: Growing Power featured in the Spring 2009 issue of Yes Magazine.
University of British Columbia: Redefining boundaries: Urban Agriculture: Tiffany Tong, from terrytalks on Vimeo., video 18min 06 sec.
BRONX, USA: The New York City Council began a program to get healthy foods on the street in low-income neighborhoods. The NYTimes reports here: The cart’s debut was the centerpiece of the first public celebration of a new citywide effort … Continue reading
SOUTH CAROLINA, USA: Slow BBQ story at the NYTimes.
(Re-posted from the Growing Food and Justice Initiative list-serve. Please read on. –ed.) A Good Food Manifesto for America by Will Allen, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Growing Power I am a farmer. While I find that this has … Continue reading