Tag Archives: Gardening

METRO | Terry Dyke : Resilience and cooperative urban farming in Austin

What we’re doing is a nice, green, eco-conscious bit of ‘walking the walk.’ By Terry Dyke | The Rag Blog | April 21, 2014 AUSTIN — We grow food in our neighborhood. It’s not a huge amount, and there aren’t … Continue reading

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Stevia : Sweet News in Fight Against Diabetes

Natural sweetener Stevia, now approved by the FDA, doesn’t raise blood sugar levels, which is good news in the fight against diabetes, a killer disease affecting millions worldwide. By Kate Braun and Mariann Wizard / The Rag Blog / June … Continue reading

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Foodie Friday: Michael Pollan’s Food Revolution in the Making

A food revolution in the making from Victory Gardens to White House LawnBy Michael Pollan / April 20, 2009 Last month, First Lady Michelle Obama broke ground for a new vegetable garden on the South lawn of the White House. … Continue reading

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Hawai‘i : Runaway Technology Vs. the Good Food Revolution

Hawaiian taro patch. Photo by Kirk Lee Aeder / HVCB Image Library.The Good Food Revolution On Kaua‘i, too, there are people engaged in remembering and reconnecting. Unlike the dry west side of the island, the North Shore is a lush … Continue reading

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Slow Food Nation : You Are What You Eat

The Slow Food Nation gathering promises to be a Woodstock for food lovers and enviros concerned with our food system.By Kerry Trueman / August 25 SAN FRANCISCO — A swarm of 40,000 to 50,000 locavores will descend on San Francisco … Continue reading

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Food For Thought

Turning Your Lawn into a Victory Garden Won’t Save You — Fighting the Corporations WillBy Stan Cox / June 23, 2008 The corporate agriculture industry would like nothing better than to see us spend all of our free time in … Continue reading

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