August 23, 2013
by MoreRecycling
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Good Eggs brings the farmers market to your door with online ordering and home delivery

This startup aims to make local food more accessible and sustainable by providing a platform for both consumers and producers. Continue reading

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August 12, 2013
by MoreRecycling
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Farmers’ market spinach pie with portobello mushrooms [Vegetarian]

A simple, healthy bake using market-fresh produce and a few spices. Fast, delicious, and great for leftovers. Continue reading

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August 6, 2013
by Hannah Girardeau
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North Lake Shore Drive Redesign: A New Lakefront for all Chicagoans

Hannah Girardeau, Program Assistant, Midwest Program, Chicago
When my youngest sister came to visit over Fourth of July weekend, I knew exactly what we would do to make this a memorable trip. Yes, there would be celery salted hot dogs a… Continue reading

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November 7, 2012
by Recycling
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Trading Recyclables for Rosemary

Part bottle depot, part farmers’ market, a program in Mexico City promotes recycling in a region with serious waste management and littering issues. Continue reading

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August 14, 2012
by Johanna Dyer
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Another Kind of Farmers’ Market for NYC

Johanna Dyer, Attorney, New York
I hope you all enjoyed National Farmers’ Market Week as much as I did last week! To commemorate it, I stopped by my local Union Square market (more than once, I must confess) to buy some fresh, hea… Continue reading

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May 23, 2012
by Sasha Lyutse
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On Frugal Feasts and acts of good food heroics

Sasha Lyutse, Policy Analyst, New York
Our most recent Frugal Feast took place, by coincidence, the weekend before NRDC announced the winners of its fourth annual Growing Green Awards, recognizing outstanding leadership in sus… Continue reading

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April 10, 2012
by Sasha Lyutse
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Frugal Feasts, from coast to coast!

Sasha Lyutse, Policy Analyst, New York
Last month, Frugal Feasts literally swept the nation, with groups of friends gathering simultaneously in New York City and Los Angeles to indulge in home-cooked, community dinners made from sustain… Continue reading

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December 22, 2011
by Sasha Lyutse
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Another Frugal Feast: more good friends & good food for $5 a head!

Sasha Lyutse, Policy Analyst, New York

I wrote last month about how my friends and I decided to take up Slow Food USA’s $5 Dinner Challenge. Once a month, we’d gather for a home-cooked dinner that was well-balanced, in… Continue reading

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December 15, 2010
by Pierre Bull
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Shhh! Glenn Beck doesn’t know he’s promoting a green, sustainable-focused local economy that’s effectively using government incentives

A little over a year and a half ago, I blogged about two budding, inspirational American entrepreneurs, Mark Rembert and Taylor Stuckert, who started a green, buy-local economic development organization for the benefit of their hometown Wilmington… Continue reading

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