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What’s On Your Plate? (trailer)

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Weighing the Grain and Water Required to Produce a Pound of Beef

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

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Servings of shoyu ramen at the Chuka Soba Inoue stand, Tokyo: NYTimes Travel slideshow, photo 2 of 14

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The Ancient Secrets Behind Spain’s Finest Ham, photo slideshow 3 of 7: NYTimes Travel

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NYTimes 2009, Best Idea: New Ways to Eat Dirt

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Council Speaker to Unveil Policy on Food for the City: NYTimes

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

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Farming Practice Behind the Environmental Weight of Eating Meat

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.

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Curries in Rajasthan: NYTimes

 

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101 Head Starts on the Day : The Minimalist

THE MINIMALIST: Mark Bittman spins off more than 100 descriptions of mostly simple and healthy recipes set to satisfy a restless autumn hunger .

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Urban Farming, a Bit Closer to the Sun: NYTimes

Children hold carrots grown in the Glide rooftop garden (San Francisco). Todays NYTimes has the story here.

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Thai and Lao Larb Gai, Tangy and Hot: NYTimes

From Wednesday, The NYTimes reporting the fully appetizing story here.

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Documentary: East New York’s Urban Agriculture

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

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Neighbor, Can You Spare a Plum?: NYTimes

. In the city, more people are finding fruit-bearing trees hidden across the urban landscape:  the NYTimes reports.

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Food Justice in the City: Growing Power

Milwaukee, WISCONSIN: Growing Power featured in the Spring 2009 issue of Yes Magazine.

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Permanent Culture: Tiffany Tong at UBC terrytalks

University of British Columbia: Redefining boundaries: Urban Agriculture: Tiffany Tong, from terrytalks on Vimeo., video 18min 06 sec.

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Customers Prove There’s a Market for Fresh Produce: NYTimes

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

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Pig, Smoke, Pit: This Food Is Seriously Slow: United Tastes, NY Times

SOUTH CAROLINA, USA: Slow BBQ story at the NYTimes.

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FRESH the trailer

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Food, Inc

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“A Good Food Manifesto for America” by Will Allen

(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

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