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“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
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
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.
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