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Community Supported Agriculture

Making FarmVille Real

Elizabeth McVay Greene | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Elizabeth McVay Greene

The way people have responded to the game suggests they want to be part of something bigger, an on-going process that yields something colorful, flavorful, valuable.

Know Your 1,138 Marital Privileges, Courtesy of the Feds

Bella DePaulo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bella DePaulo

The report also makes it clear that some of the 1,000+ laws identified "may not directly create benefits, rights, or privileges" for married people.

Thoughtful Food, Food for Thought

Elizabeth Cunningham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Elizabeth Cunningham

I am in the vegetable garden pulling weeds (it is always a good year for weeds.) I am glad to be away from the computer with my hands and feet in dirt. I am thinking: there is no such thing as a virtual vegetable garden.

Community Supported Agriculture, Iron Cheffin' It And Making The Time

Sandra VanderVen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sandra VanderVen

One of the best things I have done in the last few years is order a Community Supported Agriculture box (CSA). It arrives full of fresh, plausibly lo...

What's Cooking This No Impact Week

Paul McRandle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paul McRandle

Food is the focus of this fourth day of the eight-day "week" and if you find shopping at the farmer's market no challenge, take on foraging for your meals instead.

Eco Etiquette: How To Eat Local This Winter

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

For those of us in the Midwest, summer is so much easier when it comes to eating local -- lots of farmers markets stocked with goodies from local grow...

Is Whole Foods Losing Its Sustainable Luster?

Rob Smart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rob Smart

Whole Foods' very presence in small regional markets undermines established relationships between regional food retailers and suppliers, including farmers, processors and related service providers.

Dear Julia Child, We Need You!

Rob Smart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rob Smart

I wonder how the rising popularity of cooking networks and shows about cooking has contributed to the migration of eating away from the home.

Farmonomics: It's All About the Land

David M. Abromowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David M. Abromowitz

Sowing the seeds of the right approach to farmland preservation today will enable more of us to reap the bounty of locally grown produce long into the future.

Community-Supported Agriculture: Great Cheap, Green Veggies

Chelsea Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The following is an excerpt from Sharing the Harvest: A Citizen's Guide to Community Supported Agriculture by Elizabeth Henderson and Robyn Van En. It...

From Gardening to Farming: A Glimpse at Long Island's Garden of Eve Organic Farm

Cathy Erway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Cathy Erway

After a trip out to Garden of Eve organic farm in Riverhead, I was introduced to a world of old-school farming values being led for the most part by young and fresh-thinking pioneers.

Community Kitchens A Lot More Than Free Food

Graham Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Graham Hill

Economists are predicting zero growth next year...if an Obama stimulus plan works! Which means community kitchens will be more important than ever for...

Community Supported Agriculture: Green Food At Your Doorstep

Huffington Post | Johanna Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Short of tilling your own backyard, joining a Community-Supported Agriculture (CSA) scheme is perhaps the most effective way you can green your eating...

Greening Hollywood: For Love Of Water

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Paige Donner

Crowning the first-ever Downtown Film Festival - Los Angeles, L.A.'s premier "green" and sustainable film festival - was Sunday night's open air scree...