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The 64,000 Mile Question: What Did It Take to Get You that Taco?: Take Part Blog

“Key to this process was a close look at the embodied energy in each ingredient, or the sum total of the energy necessary for its entire life-cycle. The students compared tomatoes grown in a greenhouse with those shipped from the … Continue reading

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Los Tomates Ya No Saben a Nada: El Pais

Un reportaje escrito por CARMEN MORÁ y publicado en El Pais hace pocos días: Los tomates que comemos la mayoría del año saben a lo mismo que huelen las nubes. O esa lechuga, envuelta en plástico para no desmerecer lo … Continue reading

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Eating Food That’s Better for You, Organic or Not: NYTimes

Mark Bittman explores the ecology of eating, and he makes the distinction between what it means to eat organic food, and what it means to eat local food.

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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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