Locavore

Living

Greenie Pig on ‘shrooms: A trip into wild-food foraging

Photo: Elisabeth Kwak-HefferanFarm to table? Please, so 2009. Forest to table is where it’s at right now. And while foraging one’s own nettles, berries, or …

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Maude’s Market: Spreading local food in Monsanto country

Maude Bauschard, outside her local food market in St. Louis. Maude Bauschard sells local and sustainably produced groceries and runs a weekly community-supported agriculture (CSA) …

Girl Scouts can now win ‘locavore’ merit badges

Dust off your old sash, because you could be eligible for the Girl Scout "locavore" merit badge. (It means you only eat the cookies that …

Urban Agriculture

Peebottle Farms: What to feed your chickens to get the best eggs?

“I have a theory, and I don’t think you’re gonna like it.” Justin was seated across from me at a communal table in a “Secret …

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Communal farming in Vermont [VIDEO]

A cohousing community in Vermont shares everything -- from farm chores to fun -- and knows it's better that way.

Genius shopping cart gizmo helps you eat local

This shopping cart attachment lets you compare the food miles on your purchases in a way that's quick, easy to interpret, and less complicated than …

Food

Heritage livestock: Milk ’em for all they’re worth

Interest in heirloom produce highlights efforts to preserve rare livestock breeds, endangered by a half-century of industrial farming.

As the 99 Percenters gather, 1 percent could make a difference

Vote with your wallet: Invest 1 percent of your savings in local food.

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North by Northwest [VIDEO]

This Pacific Northwest is home to sea beans, clams called geoducks, and other silly seaside creatures -- all delicious with a dash of homemade salt.