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Local, organic or vegan: What's best for the environment? - rabble.ca (blog)

Organic news feed - April 17, 2014 - 4:31am

rabble.ca (blog)

Local, organic or vegan: What's best for the environment?
rabble.ca (blog)
In Canada, if you're trying to do a local diet you're a bit more limited over the winter. There's ... Eating organic is important environmentally in many respects, the biggest of which is combatting the pesticides and herbicides they use in ...

Methane poses huge climate threat to Earth - Straight.com

Organic news feed - April 17, 2014 - 1:54am

Straight.com

Methane poses huge climate threat to Earth
Straight.com
The volcanoes erupted for about 600,000 years, spewing basalt lava that blanketed an area about half the size of Canada. The acidified oceans warmed by as much as 18 ° F, ... Fed a steady dose of nickel from the volcanic eruptions, Methanosarcina ...

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Will work for travel - Chico News & Review

Organic news feed - April 17, 2014 - 1:14am

Will work for travel
Chico News & Review
World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms, or WWOOF, as it's commonly known, is an organization founded in London in 1971, with the intention of allowing urban residents to participate in the organic farm movement. Now available in more than 50 ...

Will work for travel - Chico News & Review

Organic news feed - April 17, 2014 - 1:06am

Will work for travel
Chico News & Review
World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms, or WWOOF, as it's commonly known, is an organization founded in London in 1971, with the intention of allowing urban residents to participate in the organic farm movement. Now available in more than 50 ...

Hemp high - NOW Magazine

Organic news feed - April 16, 2014 - 8:46pm

NOW Magazine

Hemp high
NOW Magazine
... most versatile plant is shaking up farming. By Adria Vasil. HEMP BOUND: DISPATCHES FROM THE FRONT LINES OF THE NEXT AGRICULTURAL REVOLUTION by Doug Fine (Chelsea Green), 192 pages, $17.95 paper. ... That is a fantastic question, and the answer is ...

Permaculture: Australia's most significant intellectual export? - ABC Local

Organic news feed - April 16, 2014 - 5:31pm

ABC Local

Permaculture: Australia's most significant intellectual export?
ABC Local
Bill Mollison and David Holmgren first alerted to world to their ideas for permaculture with a 1976 newsletter article published by the Tasmanian Organic Gardening and Farming Society. Their book, Permaculture One, came out two years later and ...

Air NZ Cargo ExportNZ Auckland Award finalists announced - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Organic news feed - April 16, 2014 - 4:50pm

Air NZ Cargo ExportNZ Auckland Award finalists announced
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
•Omaha Blueberries supplies retailers in Australia, Singapore and the UAE with their organic blueberries and strawberries, and fruit ice-creams. •RAILBLAZA designs and markets lockable mounting systems to secure fishing rods, ropes, iPads and more on ...

WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Paralyzed Polk County deputy dies - Pierce County Herald

Organic news feed - April 16, 2014 - 4:06pm

WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Paralyzed Polk County deputy dies
Pierce County Herald
For years, the Oneida tribe has run a food production outfit that includes an organic farm, bison herd, cannery, and retail store. The cannery is ... Johnson will acquire the firm from Canada's pension plan for a total cost of one-point-six billion ...

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Agritourism embracing Valley's natural abundance - Comox Vallety Record

Organic news feed - April 16, 2014 - 4:02pm

Agritourism embracing Valley's natural abundance
Comox Vallety Record
More and more people are turning to organic foods, and consumers are also seeking where their food comes from. Here in the Valley, you can know your producers; in most of the world people don't have the luxury to go to farmers and see how their food is ...

Grainger Beats on Earnings, Shares Up - Analyst Blog - NASDAQ

Organic news feed - April 16, 2014 - 12:47pm

Grainger Beats on Earnings, Shares Up - Analyst Blog
NASDAQ
Organic sales (excluding acquisitions and foreign exchange) increased 5% on the back of increase in volumes (4 percentage points), pricing and higher sales of seasonal products (1 percentage point each), partially offset by a 1 percentage point decline ...

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Grainger Beats on Earnings, Shares Up - Zacks.com

Organic news feed - April 16, 2014 - 10:43am

Grainger Beats on Earnings, Shares Up
Zacks.com
Organic sales (excluding acquisitions and foreign exchange) increased 5% on the back of increase in volumes (4 percentage points), pricing and higher sales of seasonal products (1 percentage point each), partially offset by a 1 percentage point decline ...

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#farmers4ALR fight changes to Agricultural Land Reserve - CBC.ca

Organic news feed - April 16, 2014 - 8:00am

#farmers4ALR fight changes to Agricultural Land Reserve
CBC.ca
She fears the legislation will allow some farmers to sub-divide their land, and that could drive up prices. Windermere farmer Lin Egan posted a photo of her family members standing on their organic vegetable farm holding a sign that reads, "We love the ...

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ALR changes spark social media protest by BC farmers - CBC.ca

Organic news feed - April 16, 2014 - 7:38am

ALR changes spark social media protest by BC farmers
CBC.ca
Windermeer farmer Lin Eagen posted a photo of her family members standing on their organic vegetable farm holding a sign that reads, "We love the ALR. Please stop Bill 24." "One of the really interesting things I notice,'"says Eagen, "is it's both ...

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Organic Waste-to-Energy Project Illustrates Global Potential of Biogas to ... - Pollution Solutions

Organic news feed - April 16, 2014 - 5:33am

Organic Waste-to-Energy Project Illustrates Global Potential of Biogas to ...
Pollution Solutions
The city of London, Ontario, Canada, with population about 366,000, will this year see the launch of the privately owned Harvest Power Mustang Generation Limited plant that will process more than 15 different waste streams into biogas to generate ...

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Herbicides play havoc with favorite veggies - The Durango Herald

Organic news feed - April 16, 2014 - 2:49am

Herbicides play havoc with favorite veggies
The Durango Herald
Herbicides sprayed in pastures to eradicate invasive Canada thistle and members of the knapweed clan are taking an unintended toll on vegetables found in almost any home garden or commercial grower's field in La Plata County. Complaints about the ...

Herbicides play havoc with favorite veggies - The Durango Herald

Organic news feed - April 16, 2014 - 1:46am

Herbicides play havoc with favorite veggies
The Durango Herald
Eggers says the nursery, off U.S. Highway 160 west, quit using manure years ago in an effort to reduce contamination from herbicides used to eradicate Canada thistle. The herbicide doesn't break down easily and attacks all broadleaf plants such as ...

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Herbicides play havoc with favorite veggies - The Durango Herald

Organic news feed - April 16, 2014 - 12:01am

Herbicides play havoc with favorite veggies
The Durango Herald
Eggers says the nursery, off U.S. Highway 160 west, quit using manure years ago in an effort to reduce contamination from herbicides used to eradicate Canada thistle. The herbicide doesn't break down easily and attacks all broadleaf plants such as ...

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Exploding some myths about Global Roundtable's beef sustainability push - Beef Central

Organic news feed - April 15, 2014 - 9:54pm

Exploding some myths about Global Roundtable's beef sustainability push
Beef Central
The final category was important, Mr Bruett said, because there was a trend across the globe where people were trying to drive technology out of agriculture. ... GRSB membership currently includes individual producers and producer representative ...

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Herbicides play havoc with favorite veggies - The Durango Herald

Organic news feed - April 15, 2014 - 7:27pm

Herbicides play havoc with favorite veggies
The Durango Herald
Herbicides sprayed in pastures to eradicate invasive Canada thistle and members of the knapweed clan are taking an unintended toll on vegetables found in almost any home garden or commercial grower's field in La Plata County. Complaints about the ...

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Fertoz reaps organic benefits - The Land Newspaper

Organic news feed - April 15, 2014 - 4:36pm

Fertoz reaps organic benefits
The Land Newspaper
... infrastructure, as well as an option on a project in Idaho. Recent research completed by the International Federation of Organic Agricultural Movements indicates the United States organics market is the largest in the world while Canada is the ...

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