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Making Room in Your Budget for Eating Organic at Toddler Times

Making Room in Your Budget for Eating Organic  at Toddler Times | Local Economy in Action | Scoop.it
A few of the simple ways my family has saved money so we can include organic foods on our limited budget. (RT @babbleeditors: Make sure to check out these great ways to make room in your budget so your family can eat organic!
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Coming Soon To Your Grocery Aisle: Organic Food From Europe : NPR

Coming Soon To Your Grocery Aisle: Organic Food From Europe : NPR | Local Economy in Action | Scoop.it
The U.S. and the European Union are announcing that they will soon treat each other's organic standards as equivalent. In other words, if it's organic here, it's also organic in Europe, and vice versa.
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Excellence in Renewable Energy Awards Winners: Innovation | Renewable Energy News Article

Excellence in Renewable Energy Awards Winners: Innovation | Renewable Energy News Article | Local Economy in Action | Scoop.it
The nominations have been reviewed; the editors votes are in and we are now pleased to announce the winners of the 2011 Excellence in Renewable Energy Awards.
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Arts groups in Akron boost cultural community, with Knight Foundation support

Arts groups in Akron boost cultural community, with Knight Foundation support | Local Economy in Action | Scoop.it
AKRON, Ohio (Feb. 14, 2012) – Thirteen cultural and performing arts groups will enrich and engage Akron in innovative ways, with $601,000 in support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
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Smart Planning for Sustainable Meetings - Associations Now Magazine - Resources - ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership

Even a modest association conference can consume a vast amount of energy and natural resources.
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Bill McKibben Talks Keystone XL on Colbert Report (Video)

Bill McKibben Talks Keystone XL on Colbert Report (Video) | Local Economy in Action | Scoop.it
On the heels of collecting over 600,000 signatures of citizens opposed to the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, the environmental activist took to the Colbert Report to relay the message.
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Amid U.S.-China Energy Tension, "Clean Coal" Spurs Teamwork

Amid U.S.-China Energy Tension, "Clean Coal" Spurs Teamwork | Local Economy in Action | Scoop.it
China’s next president visits the White House amid tension on energy. But U.S.-China collaboration is emerging on projects to clean up coal.
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What is it about coffee? - Harvard Health Publications

What is it about coffee? - Harvard Health Publications | Local Economy in Action | Scoop.it

If you've ever wondered about the real science of why you love that cup of coffee. Here's a serious take on the subject from Harvard Health Publications.

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Fourth Annual Farm Route to Prosperity Summit | Food and Farming Network

Fourth Annual Farm Route to Prosperity Summit | Food and Farming Network | Local Economy in Action | Scoop.it

​NEW NETWORK GOAL: Increase the resilience and bring to at least 20 percent by 2020 the amount of food purchased locally from the region’s food and agriculture system. View revised objectives here.

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Feds shut down Amish farm for selling fresh milk

Feds shut down Amish farm for selling fresh milk | Local Economy in Action | Scoop.it
The FDA has won its two-year fight to shut down an Amish farmer who was selling fresh, raw milk to eager consumers in the Washington region, after a judge this month banned Daniel Allgyer from selling his milk across state lines, and he told his...
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11 Ways To Fuel Your Creativity And Impress The CEO | Mojo40

11 Ways To Fuel Your Creativity And Impress The CEO | Mojo40 | Local Economy in Action | Scoop.it
Creativity and passion are siblings. With rare exception, I have come to believe that you must fuel your creativity just as you bring passion to everything you do.
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Cadel inspires taste for pedal power on regional rail trail

Cadel inspires taste for pedal power on regional rail trail | Local Economy in Action | Scoop.it

Bike Hero Sets Stage for Regional Trail in Australia. Cadel inspires taste for pedal power on regional rail trail (RT @Bender6amer: what's going on?

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Everything You Need to Know About Caffeine

Everything You Need to Know About Caffeine | Local Economy in Action | Scoop.it

A cute little informational video with Judy Greer on the art of consuming caffeine safely. Watch the video 'Everything You Need to Know About Caffeine' on Yahoo!

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4th Annual Local First Sustainable Business Conference

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March 28th, 2012: This half day conference is your opportunity to listen to and have discussions with sustainable business leaders. Find out how to incorporate some time tested and some cutting edge sustainable practices into your business.

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Chicago as urban microcosm

Chicago as urban microcosm | Local Economy in Action | Scoop.it
For his new book, Robert Sampson studied the Second City’s ups and downs for 15 years to outline patterns for many modern American cities.
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Reynolds Farms keeps it in family

Reynolds Farms keeps it in family | Local Economy in Action | Scoop.it
The next generation of citrus growers is already working hard in the groves, and that includes 25-year-old Emma Reynolds of Reynolds Farms in Lake Placid.
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European Union and United States Agree to Historic New Partnership on Organic Trade

European Union and United States Agree to Historic New Partnership on Organic Trade | Local Economy in Action | Scoop.it
US and EU agree to accept each other's organic products as Certified. A market opener!
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Restaurants take a fresh look at local produce

Restaurants take a fresh look at local produce | Local Economy in Action | Scoop.it
When Big Bowl wanted to serve more locally grown fruits and vegetables, it turned to a small farmer last year and planted a big order: The chef selected and paid $15,000 for heirloom seeds. In...
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Spending cuts trump farm subsidies for many voters

Spending cuts trump farm subsidies for many voters | Local Economy in Action | Scoop.it
Promoting farm subsidies was once a no-brainer for rural members of Congress seeking re-election. This year, it's a bit trickier. (RT @smcfetridge: Farm subsidies no longer a no-brainer from rural members of Congress?
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How To Fight And Survive The Corporate Antibodies

How To Fight And Survive The Corporate Antibodies | Local Economy in Action | Scoop.it
The antagonist of the innovator is the corporate antibody.
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EcoNews: Earthfuture.com

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Those Canadians are at it again. This time dreaming up a sustainable Vancouver Island.

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As Coal Plant Teeters, Groups Mount Legal Attack

As Coal Plant Teeters, Groups Mount Legal Attack | Local Economy in Action | Scoop.it

Northwest Michigan: Although signs are growing that Roger City’s proposed coal-fired power plant will be cancelled, two national environmental groups are nonetheless ratcheting up legal pressure against the controversial project.

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Paranoia about how regional planning is the first step toward taking our homes and cars is nothing new…it traces itself to holocaust denial, anti-Jewish groups, birthers and folks who, it seems, ju...

Paranoia about how regional planning is the first step toward taking our homes and cars is nothing new…it traces itself to holocaust denial, anti-Jewish groups, birthers and folks who, it seems, ju... | Local Economy in Action | Scoop.it

Rich is a friend and sometimes colleague of mine. He's a bright shining light in Texas.

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Bay Area butchers help consumers buy and cook for taste and economy

Bay Area butchers help consumers buy and cook for taste and economy | Local Economy in Action | Scoop.it
In a chilled room at the back of his eponymous butcher shop, Olivier Cordier hunches over a slab of glistening beef, methodically slicing off each muscle and lining them up on the pristine table. There are no tournedos...
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Complete Streets Initiatives in Connecticut

Even Connecticut is having its own problems with complete streets.

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