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Part-time vegetarian movement ramping up

August 19, 2010

It’s hard to get people to commit to full-time vegetarianism. Enter flexitarianism, the part-time alternative.

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Genetically-modified corn found growing in Ireland

August 18, 2010

Frankenmaize and other GM crops are generally banned from cultivation in Europe. Slip-ups in documentation raise concerns for the future.

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Nutritional science and dogma

August 17, 2010

Today’s nutritional dogma has been beaten into our gray matter: Fat is bad, carbohydrates are good. What if we’re wrong?

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Does local food cost more?

August 6, 2010

Though there are tremendous health benefits to changing your diet, getting past the almighty dollar is still hard.

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What’s in that ‘natural’ chicken you’re eating?

August 2, 2010

What exactly makes this chicken natural? And would you mind showing me some chicken that’s not?

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Tomato harvesting month begins today

August 1, 2010

If you’re interested in canning tomatoes en masse to use throughout the winter, you’ll want to start looking for tomato suppliers immediately.

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Velveeta is not cheese

July 28, 2010

In industry language, Velveeta is packaged as a ‘pasteurized prepared cheese product’. That basically mean it’s processed.

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‘Veggie mobile’ brings local produce to Vermont neighborhoods

July 27, 2010

Farmers markets are gaining a lot of traction, but they take time to plan and organize, and even then they can still be too far away.

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