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Entries by Katherine Goldstein from 07/2009

6 Reasons to Eat Local Food This 4th of July

| Posted 07.02.2009 | Green

The farmers markets around the country are bursting with all kinds of delicious fruits and vegetables -- here are six reasons to show your red, white and blue by buying local foods this holiday weekend.

Loving the Ladies: More Female Farmers Sprout Up Nationwide

Posted 07.03.2009 | Green

While men tend to run larger farms focused on such commodity crops as soybeans and wheat, women tend to run smaller, more specialized enterprises sell...

Street Farmer Genius: Will Allen And Future Of the Good-Food Movement

Posted 07.05.2009 | Green

Like others in the so-called good-food movement, Allen, who is 60, asserts that our industrial food system is depleting soil, poisoning water, gobblin...

Send HuffPost Green Your 4th of July Local Food Photos!

Posted 07.05.2009 | Green

Did you eat some amazing local food this 4th of July? Did you show your red, white, and blue by shopping at the farmer's market? HuffPost Green wants ...

Storming The Projects: Public Housing Residents Preach Recycling Gospel

Posted 07.05.2009 | Green

Proselytizing on the issue [of recycling] in housing projects is an enormous challenge but crucial, environmentalists say, given the incentive to cut ...

Hot Ticket Hybrids Bring Green To Carmakers

Posted 07.06.2009 | Green

Toyota Motor Corp's Prius hybrid was Japan's best-selling car in June while Honda Motor Co's rival Insight ranked fourth, helping the two hybrid leade...

Seal Sorrow: 90,000 Seals To Be Clubbed To Death

Posted 07.06.2009 | Green

JOHANNESBURG — Namibia's annual commercial seal hunt will go on despite objections by animal welfare groups, a government official said Monday. ...

Zero Waste: The Newest Eco-Fashion Innovation?

Posted 07.06.2009 | Green

You may be showing off your bamboo couture skirt and feeling pretty green. While the fabric may be the stuff eco dreams are made of, did you stop to t...

Animals Beat The Summer Heat! (SLIDESHOW, VOTE)

Posted 07.06.2009 | Green

As July starts to swelter, nothing feels like summer more than a quick dip in the water to cool off. HuffPost Green couldn't resist making a slideshow...

Get Ready: Global Warming To Be Hot Topic at G8 Summit In Italy

Posted 07.06.2009 | Green

Will the United States and Europe act by themselves to cut emissions of the heat-trapping gases that are causing long-term global warming and will the...

Let Them Eat Tuna: Breakthrough In Sustainable Bluefin Breeding

Posted 07.07.2009 | Green

"If Hagen Stehr can solve the issues surrounding breeding predacious fish, he'll have a sustainable product that will last forever," says Barbara Bloc...

Food Cops Get More Ammo With Obama's New Food Safety Rules

Posted 07.07.2009 | Green

WASHINGTON — The White House is trying to make Americans' food safer after recent recalls of popular products like peanut butter and cookie doug...

Michelle Obama: To Russians, She's The First Lady Of Gardening

Posted 07.07.2009 | Green

On her second international trip as first lady, the welcoming cover stories and street chatter here have focused on her White House kitchen garden rat...

After 36,000 Dogs Killed, A New Animal Rights Law (VIDEO)

Posted 07.07.2009 | Green

In China, after problems with rabies in stray dogs, dog beating teams patrolled the streets, killing an estimated 36,000 dogs -- including some pets. ...

Should We Show Some Love To The Republicans Who Supported The Climate Bill? (POLL)

Posted 07.07.2009 | Green

From Planet Green: Ever since news broke that 8 Republicans cast a crucial 'aye' vote for the climate bill--which passed by the razor thin margin of 2...

Readers' 4th of July Local Food (SLIDESHOW, VOTE)

Posted 07.07.2009 | Green

Our readers sent in pictures of many delicious local foods they ate this past weekend -- bought at farmers markets, grown in their backyards, and even...

Young Butchers Gain Rock Star Status in the Food World

Posted 07.08.2009 | Green

Now there is a new kind of star on the food scene: young butchers. With their swinging scabbards, muscled forearms and constant proximity to flesh, bu...

Edible Bugs: The Greenest Protein Source on Earth (POLL)

Posted 07.08.2009 | Green

From WebEcoist: Though [bugs] are relegated to game show gross-out props in much of the West, these creatures are quite eco-friendly as food. Click ...

100 Activists Climb Coal Chimneys To Demand G-8 Leaders Get Tough

Posted 07.08.2009 | Green

The Greenpeace group said that more than 100 of militants on Wednesday climbed the chimneys of four coal power stations across Italy to demand tough a...

Men Drag Bull With A Car For Half A Mile

Posted 07.08.2009 | Green

A bull is recovering from a half-mile dragging, say authorities in Washington who jailed two men accused of tying it to a car. ...

Are Crows The Smartest Birds EVER? (VIDEO, POLL)

Posted 07.08.2009 | Green

When making a list of "smart animals," crows probably wouldn't be at the top for most people. Jane Goodall made a splash in 1960 when she showed that ...

Are Diesels Better Than Hybrids?

Posted 07.08.2009 | Green

Can diesel replace hybrids as the most attractive option for those who want a car powered by something other than unleaded gasoline?...

Is Sarah Palin's Resignation BAD For The Environment?

Posted 07.08.2009 | Green

Sarah Palin's looming departure from the governor's office in Alaska may deprive at least one animal welfare group of a key source of green....

350 Dogs Seized In Biggest Dogfighting Raid in US History

Posted 07.08.2009 | Green

ST. LOUIS — As many as 350 dogs were seized and about 30 people arrested during raids in five states Wednesday that animal welfare groups are ca...

Teen Sailor Zac Sunderland Nears End of Round-the-World Solo Voyage

Posted 07.09.2009 | Green

"I've been out at sea for a long time," says Sunderland, who has nearly reached his goal of becoming the youngest sailor to single-handedly circumnavi...