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NYTimes "My Dream Food Label"

"WHAT would an ideal food label look like? By “ideal,” I mean from the perspective of consumers, not marketers."

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/14/opinion/sunday/bittman-my-dream-food-label.html?_r=3&

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Added by Jesse Hull on November 4, 2012 at 11:46am — 1 Comment

Organic Debate: That Flawed Stanford Study

I tried to ignore the month-old “Stanford study.” I really did. It made so little sense that I thought it would have little impact.

That was dumb of me, and I’m sorry.…

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Added by Jesse Hull on October 3, 2012 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Local Farming in Russia: For a country that only has a 110 day growing season, this is truly impressive.

"It turns out that Russia’s current agricultural model is one that thrives as a result of the millions of small-scale, family-owned and -operated, organically-cultivated farms that together produce the vast majority of the food consumed throughout the country."…

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Added by Jesse Hull on October 1, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Mr. Rogers: "Garden of Your Mind"

Nicely Done...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=OFzXaFbxDcMHow does your garden grow?

Added by Jesse Hull on June 18, 2012 at 1:03pm — No Comments

Eating local hurts the planet?

Two scientists argue "food miles,"

the distance from farm to plate, is a worthless measure.

Article: Excerpt from 'The Locavore's Dilemma'

Interesting takes:

1- "The locavores’ only original addition to the rhetoric of past generations of food and environmental activists…

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Added by Jesse Hull on June 17, 2012 at 12:30pm — 3 Comments

Martin Luther King, Jr Day

  • Racism and unfounded…

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Added by Jesse Hull on January 16, 2012 at 11:00am — 12 Comments

Good things happen to those who grow.

While pulling the holiday decor off our windows, we caught a strong smell of gas in our front yard.  So we called the gas company and they sent a woman to check it out.  She ends up needing to look at our furnace, and on the way down the stairs she hears the water running and sees the light blasting out of our R&D garden room.  She pauses and looks at me out of the…
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Added by Jesse Hull on January 2, 2012 at 5:33pm — 1 Comment

Edison Quote

“I’d put my money on solar energy…I hope we don’t have to wait until oil and coal run out before we tackle that.”

~Thomas Edison, in conversation with Henry Ford and Harvey Firestone, March 1931

Added by Jesse Hull on October 18, 2011 at 4:07pm — 4 Comments

Emerson Quote

 

"To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty; to find the best in others; to leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived.

This is to have succeeded."

-Ralph Waldo Emerson

Added by Jesse Hull on September 21, 2011 at 11:52pm — 4 Comments

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