sustainability

Hope you had a nice time in Pittsburgh. Don’t forget your goodie bags!

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Word is that the leaders of the world’s 20 largest economies are eating very well in Pittsburgh. In keeping with the Obamas’ focus on local food economies and best practices in agriculture, the main G20 venues practice completely sustainable, local, and primarily organic food sourcing. […]

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Check your food odometer

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We’ve all heard the benefits of local foods, from taste and freshness to preserving open space and contributing to local economies. And we know intuitively that there is something wrong about eating air-freighted raspberries in the dead of winter or apples trucked cross-country when they grow in all 50 states. Now we have a concrete measure, as food miles enters the enlightened lexicon. […]

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