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EWG's 2012 Shopper's Guide to Pesticides in Produce™

foodnews_3 “Eat your fruits and vegetables! The health benefits of a diet rich in fruits and vegetables outweigh the risks of pesticide exposure. Use EWG's Shopper's Guide to Pesticides™ to reduce your exposures as much as possible, but eating conventionally-grown

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Urban gardening returns to its roots |

Vino Wong, Patricia Baker (behind) and Jimmy Mathis tend to their squash crops in one of the 24 individual plots community at the Welch Street Community Garden. Urban Agriculture from NOLA to Atlanta. By Nedra Rhone The Atlanta Journal-Constitution “Starting over is never easy, but after Hurricane Katrina forced Tina Perrin to relocate from the Gentilly section of New Orleans to Atlanta, she hoped to make

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EDblog – Undoing Racism in the New Orleans Food System


Together with the Lower 9th Ward Center for Sustainable Engagement & Development, NOFFN is holding a training workshop for board members, staff, partner organizations, and community members led by The People's Institute for Survival & Beyond. What follows are some

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2011 Oct – Grow Mo' Betta: Chickens with Johnny Blancher

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NYC Announces Local Food Procurement Guidelines


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 12, 2012 MAYOR BLOOMBERG, SPEAKER QUINN AND DEPUTY MAYOR GIBBS ANNOUNCE LOCAL FOOD PROCUREMENT GUIDELINES Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, City Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn and Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services Linda I.

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Sol Food Mobile Farm bringing sol back into environment

Cross-Country-Bus1 Check out this mobile garden-building, compost-creating, fun-having project! going on tour later this year, they’re raising money to help them start their trip. hopefully we’ll see them in New Orleans! “… Sol Food Mobile Farm was created as an

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