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April 30, 2010

Officials Scramble to regulate Urban Agriculture

Listen to the story from the Ohio River Radio Consortium.


April 28, 2010

I'm an idiot

Each year! This would translate into 100s of new jobs. Based on other cities, Dan estimates about a 1,000 jobs would be created. If your town or city is anything like Louisville, you could use more good jobs, right? Deep thinkers might wonder if new jobs in your town would cause the loss of jobs somewhere else. Fortunately it doesn’t work like that. While a few jobs might be lost in various locations in the US or overseas, the reason why a small shift to local purchasing -10 cents on the dollar – creates so much new wealth and jobs is the power of local money circulation.


April 24, 2010

No meat for you on Monday!

who needs meat? Remember, though, it is not simply enough to eat less meat. You should make sure what you substitute is produced in a sustainable way and doesn't fly around the world to get to you! See these articles to begin exploring the gray areas! - Tofu can harm environment more than meat, finds WWF study and Eating less meat could cut climate costs and Less meat 'means a longer life'


April 23, 2010

Food for Thought: Question of the Day

Would you rather eat a genetically modified ear of sweet corn... or ...a bowl of heavily processed but organic puffed corn cereal? Leave your response in the comments section below!


April 20, 2010

Thirst

On the fourth Friday of Lent in Oaxaca, Mexico, it is the custom to hand out glasses of Aguas Frescas to anyone who passes by. We had no idea that we were about to encounter La Dia de La Samaritana...

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