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The Seeds of a New Generation

The Seeds of a New Generation | Local Food | Scoop.it
Midwestern farmers are planting alternatives to corn.
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Diversifying from monocrops pays off.

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Hidden Harvest | What’s Up?

Hidden Harvest | What’s Up? | Local Food | Scoop.it

Trees feeding people. We harvest your unwanted fruit. Pick, share, plant, repeat—http://ottawa.hiddenharvest.ca/

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Maple syrup tapping, urban fruit tree propagation, and more events—coming up this Spring with Hidden Harvest Ottawa!

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It Takes More Than A Produce Aisle To Refresh A Food Desert

It Takes More Than A Produce Aisle To Refresh A Food Desert | Local Food | Scoop.it
In a Philadelphia neighborhood, a new grocery store alone wasn't enough to change residents' eating.

Via Whitney Williams
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Do you live in an Eastern Ontario food desert?

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Food Sovereignty in a Small Maine Town

Food Sovereignty in a Small Maine Town | Local Food | Scoop.it
The small town of Sedgwick, Maine declared universal food sovereignty. But what does that mean?
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The secret ingredient to slow food: Slow cash

The secret ingredient to slow food: Slow cash | Local Food | Scoop.it
Insight and advice from an expert in creative ways of making smart, sustainable farmers solvent, too.
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