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Make Your Own Hot Sauce With Local Chiles

Bitten | Kerri Conan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

If you hurry, you should still find a few bushels of local chiles here and there. Grab what you can -- at least a couple quarts -- and don't worry abo...

Local Vegetables Steal The Show In Thanksgiving Side Dishes

New York Times | Kim Severson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A neighbor stopped by the other day to talk about her Thanksgiving plans. Last year, she didn't really give the meal much thought. She bought a turkey...

Amber Waves of Antibodies

Gourmet | Barry Estabrook | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Another week, another hole ripped in our food safety net. This one is courtesy of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), which last month...

An Organic Farm On The White House Grounds

Plenty | Ragan Sutterfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

As Michael Pollan wrote in an Open Letter to the next president, "You, like so many other leaders through history, will find yourself confronting the ...

Root Cellars Return: 3 Possible Permutations

Huffington Post | Johanna Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Dropping temperatures and incumbent frost pose quite the challenge to would-be locavores. Even the most dedicated farmers' market enthusiasts find the...

Apple-Picking, Urban Foraging And Other Ways To Reconnect In Fall

Huffington Post | Johanna Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Foraging for food is an opportunity to reconnect to our hunter-gatherer roots and reconnect with the land. And fall is just the time to pause and reco...

Endangered Species Sashimi: The Plight Of Bluefin Tuna

Johanna Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Bluefin tuna, one of the world's most highly prized marine species, have met their plight. These tuna, which the Monterey Bay Aquarium's reputed Seafo...

For The Sushi Lover With A Conscience

The New York Times | Florence Fabricant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Three environmental groups have issued pocket guides to sushi, listing seafood according to sustainability. But with each of them, a little study befo...