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New evidence: pets share our environment and diseases

From the Toxic Use Reduction Institute Green e-list:…



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Added by Debbie Barr on September 29, 2012 at 7:50am — No Comments

Increase Local Food Production: Lease Your Extra Land to a Farmer

Concord's Agriculture Committee is hosting a workshop with New Entry Sustainable Farming Project on Leasing Land to a Farmer.  Why?  Read on...

We are in the midst of an exciting period of opportunity for local agriculture due to a resurgence of interest in…

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Added by Becca Weaver on September 28, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

UVM Food Systems Summit - Revolution for Sustainable Food Systems streams live June 28

June 28 1-6:30 pm
This half day conference will be streamed live. Great speakers! Inspiring and informative as we think about making Concord's food system more sustainable. Shall we host a local viewing party?

http://www.uvm.edu/foodsystems/?Page=viewing-party.html&SM=submenus/summitsubmenu.html

Added by Sarah Andrysiak on June 20, 2012 at 11:37am — No Comments

Great examples of schools acting are popping up all over!

A friend mentioned an "interesting program" in a high school in Minnesota. I found this site and was quite amazed by this school. Am passing it along as an FYI and inspiration!

http://www.schoolscuttingcarbon.org/schools/west-central/hutchinson-high-school

Added by Launa Zimmaro on April 29, 2010 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Op-ed in NYT - Cows on Drugs

There was an interesting op-ed article today in the Sunday New York Times. It was entitiled: Cows on Drugs written by Donald Kennedy, a former commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration. It can be found at:

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/18/opinion/18kennedy.html

The opening paragraphs read:

"NOW that Congress has pushed through its complicated…

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Added by Paula Vandever on April 18, 2010 at 5:41pm — No Comments

Very Encouraged

I am very excited that Jamie Oliver (chef and local food advocate) is coming across the pond to share his wisdom on feeding children good wholesome "tucker" at both school and home. My friend Hilary has been championing the cause here in Concord and now hopefully the show he is airing on abc will change policy and practice across the country.

Watch for Food Revolution on abc starting March 26th.


Added by Leah Butler on March 14, 2010 at 3:14pm — No Comments

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