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When it Comes to Green, it's All About...Me!

David Becker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Becker

Like to support local farmers? Hurray! And you know what? It turns out their food tastes amazing. Funny how food tastes so much better when it was dug out of the ground that morning.

New York Wine Expo and Tasting

HuffPost Citizen Reporting | James Mulcahy | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Last weekend, winos of all stripes made their way to New York's Javits Center at the New York Wine Expo & Tasting. Each attendee was handed an empty ...

Ani's Raw Food Essentials: Cashew Mylk

Ani Phyo | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ani Phyo

There are numerous benefits to making your own nut mylk. It's cheap, fresh, free of preservatives or chemical colorings and flavors, and healthful.

A Prologue to the (Non)Challenge of Eating In

Stacy Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Stacy Miller

In an official capacity, I should be waxing poetic about farmers markets here. Indeed, there is an unexpected bounty of winter fare to be found among ...

'Living Goods' Barcode App Would Simplify Buying Local

Inhabitat | Diane Pham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

One of 18 Greener Gadgets finalists, the AUG/Living Goods Program is a conceptual mobile phone app that scans product barcodes and then instantly give...

Ten Trends of 20-Somethings

Marian Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Marian Salzman

People in their 20s aren't anti-business; some of them even founded megabrands (Google). But they aren't so fond of multinational corporations.

Another Assault on the SOLE Food Movement

Kurt Michael Friese | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kurt Michael Friese

Causing no end of difficulties in our national discourse is the steadfast belief held by both the right and the left that everything is either right o...

Why Local Is the New Global

Marian Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Marian Salzman

No one is excited about globalization anymore. Trends in everything from social networking to environmental awareness and foodie culture have exponentially increased our interest in all things local.

Chicago Local, Hyperlocal Media: How Local Is Too Local? | January 6, 2010 10:08 AM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago


Readers' Photos of Local Food Restaurants

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Here at HuffPost Green, we're all about the local food movement. Food typically travels hundreds, if not thousands of miles to get to our plates, so ...

Buying Gifts In A Globalized World: The Value Of Distance

Marta Mondelli | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marta Mondelli

It's increasingly difficult to find gifts in a global world where Tiffany's opened stores throughout Italy and, on the other hand, local NYC and online shopping centers worldwide provide you with everything Italian.

How Can You Reduce NYC's Climate "Foodprint"?

Jacquie Berger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jacquie Berger

When most of us think about climate change, the first thing that comes to mind are switching our light bulbs or riding a bike to work, but it turns out that deciding what to eat for dinner can be of much greater consequence.

Green-IY 6 Urban Beekeeping Tips | Kim Flottum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

There's a lot happening, Up On The Roof, these days, and keeping a few hives of bees up there fits right in....

Life Cycles of Consumable Goods: Lower-Impact Shades of Green

Renée Loux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Renée Loux

Understanding the "life-cycle" of any consumable good offers a fairly accurate sense of how "green" it really is -- basically, where things come from and what happens to them when we are done with them.

The Future of Mobile is Local -- Look at Yelp

Jose Antonio Vargas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jose Antonio Vargas

The future of mobile? Local, local, local -- and that's exactly what the Yelp-Android marriage unequivocally signals.

Green Beer From Harvested Rainwater

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

After massive rains and flooding in the area, rainwater isn't going to waste at the the 5 Seasons Brewing in Atlanta, GA. The local brewery uses 100%...

The Kitchen of the Future Today | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

[T]here have been a lot of new ideas in how you design a kitchen, what you put in it, where it goes when you are not using it. We look at some of the ...

From Fast Food Nation to Pro Food Ventures

Rob Smart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Rob Smart

Early pioneers of the sustainable food movement, with dirt on their hands, lessons learned and progress made, have played a critical role in blazing trails for new ventures.

Rocky Mountain High: Introducing HuffPost Denver, Our New Section Covering All Things Colorado

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Arianna Huffington

Our latest local section, HuffPost Denver, will feature local news and a vibrant group of bloggers offering their takes on everything from Colorado politics to the region's entertainment, business trends, and sports teams.

Life Cycle: Green Wine

Simran Sethi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Simran Sethi

It's all about how far your wine has been shipped, and the materials used to package it. Aluminum screw-tops are more likely to be recycled than natural corks, and they prevent wines from going bad.

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.

How Small Farmers Are Saving the World (And How You Can Help)

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

Driving through farm country this week - lush green fields, huge blue skies, produce stands filled to bursting - I was listening to a piece on the rad...

Seeing Through the Food Industry's "Personal Responsibility" Smoke Screen

Rob Smart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rob Smart

"Personal responsibility" is used as a smoke screen to cover the tracks of industrial food, tracks that run roughshod over the mirage of choice and personal responsibility.

Obama-Style Community Organizers Prep NYC For Uptick In Volunteers

Huffington Post | Matthew Palevsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Click the participate button below to join HuffPost's hunt for the most vital community service activities in New York. Answering President Obama's c...

Guess Who's Controlling Our Food Supply

Rob Smart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rob Smart

It is hard to understand how a handful of companies have amassed so much control over food ingredients found in an estimated 75 percent of processed foods in America's supermarkets.