Monthly Archives: September 2011

Academy School Garden Benefits Local Farm Flood Relief

Academy School Garden benefits local farm flood relief Orly Hasbani’s 3rd grade class came up with the generous idea to have a mini farmers market to raise money to help our community farmers affected by hurricane Irene’s flooding. This idea … Continue reading

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Mark Bittman, NY Times- Is Junk Food Really Cheaper?

Is Junk Food Really Cheaper? By MARK BITTMAN, September 24, 2011 THE “fact” that junk food is cheaper than real food has become a reflexive part of how we explain why so many Americans are overweight, particularly those with lower … Continue reading

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Michael Pollan- How Change Is Going to Come in the Food System

How Change Is Going to Come in the Food System Monday 19 September 2011 by: Michael Pollan, The Nation [3] | Op-Ed In the forty years since the publication of Frances Moore Lappé’s Diet for a Small Planet, a movement … Continue reading

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Enjoying the fruits of our labor- Henry Homeyer

Enjoying the fruits of our labor Brattleboro Reformer Posted: 08/25/2011 03:00:00 AM EDT Thursday August 25, 2011 I’ve been doing some sort of garden work every day since March 1, when I planted my first seeds indoor (artichokes, leeks and onions). … Continue reading

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Sustaining School Community Gardens

10 Best Practices for Sustaining School Community Gardens © 2011 Friends of Burlington Gardens Best Practice # 1: Location, Location, Location The most sustainable school community gardens occupy a highly visible site on or adjacent to school grounds. The site … Continue reading

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Irene’s Impact on VT Farms- A Message from Rural Vermont

September 1, 2011 URGENT: Message from the Director, Rural Vermont http://www.ruralvermont.org Friends, I hope this alert finds you well.  I have heard from many folks throughout Vermont who have been impacted by the floods and, on behalf of Rural Vermont, … Continue reading

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