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November 17, 2011

Green Thumb 

Ferrol Johnson kneels by his garden

Ask A Gardener: Prepping The Soil For Next Year’s Tomatoes

Ferrol Johnson doesn’t mince words when talking about the difficulties of growing food in clay soil. He offers tips for being successful next spring.

October 27, 2011

Full Speed Ahead 

Farm

A Farm Bill So Fast You’ll Flip Your Subsidy

The federal Farm Bill is rewritten every five years. The 2012 bill, however, is likely to be written in two weeks.

October 26, 2011

Organic Safety 

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‘Organic’ Label Doesn’t Mean Safer Produce

Organic farms are not immune to food-borne bacteria. Small farms are often exempt from FDA oversight -- so what other options do they have?

September 3, 2011

Too Much Of A Good Thing? 

A farmers market stall selling melons, peaches, onions, and many other kinds of produce. People are lined up around the stall to make purchases.

Growth Or Glut? A Thousand New Farmers Markets in 2011

In 2011, 7175 farmers markets operated in the U.S., up from 6139 in 2010. Locavores love it, but some farmers call it too much of a good thing.

August 31, 2011

Local Economy 

local produce

Farmers Markets: Good For You, Good For Economy

Farmers markets are good for you. A new report says they are good for the economy, too.

August 2, 2011

Good School Food 

Kid Eating A Cherry Tomato

Farm To School Meal Program Off To A Good Start

Although there were some challenges in its first two years, support for the Farm to School program is enthusiastic.

June 30, 2011

 

Strawberry

Fresh Strawberries And Greens

With the strawberries and lettuce from my CSA box, I made a salad for a carry-in that wowed the pants off of my friends.

May 25, 2011

Supporting Farms 

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Farm Subsidy Program Could Get A Make-Over

President Obama outlined a plan to limit farm subsidies so that farmers who make over $250,000 will not receive them, but the plan met resistance.

March 22, 2011

Foodborne Illness 

Turkeys

USDA Makes Tough New Safety Standards For Chicken, Turkey

New, stricter standards placed on the chicken and turkey industries are predicted to prevent 25,000 cases of foodborne illness a year.

October 29, 2010

Food Recall 

Celery

Deadly Listeria Cases Linked To Contaminated Celery, Plant Closure

Another food recall hits the headlines. A San Antonio plant is shut down after five die from contaminated celery.

August 20, 2010

Local Farms 

organic vegetables and a life organic farm sign at the bloomington farmers market

Community Supported Agriculture At LIFE Certified Organic Farm

LIFE Certified Organic Farms is a family owned farm in Southern Indiana. We asked them about their CSA programs and the variety of heirloom tomatoes they grow.

March 15, 2010

Facebook For Foodies 

a screenshot of the main page of Facebook.

Facebook For Foodies: Ten Facebook Pages About Sustainable Food

Earth Eats has compiled a list of our favorite Facebook pages that are great tools for learning more about food and sustainability online.

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