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  • Farmers win long-term lease to stay at former Naval Academy dairy farm in Gambrills

    Farmers win long-term lease to stay at former Naval Academy dairy farm in Gambrills
    The operators of the former Naval Academy dairy farm in Gambrills, who sparked debate earlier this year when they announced plans to cut back organic farming practices there, will get to stay on the property another five years, Anne Arundel County...
  • Will organic farming save Lehigh Valley farmers?

    Inside a Lower Macungie government building that used to be a barn, plans moved ahead for nearly 3 million square feet of warehouses on some of the best farmland in the region. The same night last month, representatives of a home building company made...
  • Organic Pioneer Award recipients to be recognized at Rodale Institute event Sept. 13

    Organic Pioneer Award recipients to be recognized at Rodale Institute event Sept. 13
    Rodale Institute is hosting the Organic Pioneer Awards at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13. The event honors individuals who lead the way in growing the organic industry, according to the institute's website. Honorees are selected based on their pioneering...
  • A new name for a familiar Rodale magazine

    A new name for a familiar Rodale magazine
    Rodale's first magazine, Organic Gardening, is getting a new name, the Emmaus publisher announced Friday. The bimonthly publication, which launched in 1942 and helped propel a worldwide movement, will be called Rodale's Organic Life starting with its...
  • UConn Presents Details On Sweeping 10-Year Initiative

    UConn Presents Details On Sweeping 10-Year Initiative
    HARTFORD — The state is investing $1.55 billion in tax dollars at the University of Connecticut over the next 10 years to bolster research programs and facilities, hire faculty and establish partnerships with the business community. On Tuesday,...
  • Upcoming Lake County seminar puts the focus on the honeybee

    Upcoming Lake County seminar puts the focus on the honeybee
    There’s a definite buzz going on right now in Lake County – all being done in anticipation of a special upcoming event. It’s called “The Buzz on Bees,” and it’s an educational seminar about honeybees. Why honeybees?...
  • Foley And McKinney Face Off In Bracing Exchange On Taxes And Jobs

    Foley And McKinney Face Off In Bracing Exchange On Taxes And Jobs
    LEBANON — As in the best of horse races, the Republican candidates for governor raced to the wire Sunday as they greeted as many voters as possible in the final hours before Tuesday's primary. Both Greenwich business executive Tom Foley and Senate...
  • West Virginia's West Fork Rail Trail follows streams through Allegheny Mountains

    West Virginia's West Fork Rail Trail follows streams through Allegheny Mountains
    The West Fork Rail Trail is one the sweetest rail trails in West Virginia. It runs 23 miles from Durbin in Pocahontas County north to Glady in Randolph County in the heart of the Allegheny Mountains. It follows two streams: the north-flowing West Fork of...
  • Changing your eating habits can help the environment

    Environmental Nutrition Sustainable food habits--practices that support a more environmentally and socially responsible food system--are a growing interest in our efforts to protect the environment and our communities from the potentially damaging...
  • Russian watchdog shuts four McDonald's restaurants in Moscow

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia ordered the temporary closure of four McDonald's restaurants in Moscow on Wednesday, a decision it said was over sanitary violations but which comes against a backdrop of worsening U.S.-Russian ties over Ukraine. The four...
  • Agriculture and suburbia find common ground

    PITTSBURGH Lyndsay Luff, 7, held out two salsa peppers as long as her hand. She smiled coyly and didn't say a word, her eyes cast down at the first chilis she had ever picked. They sat loosely on her palms like miniature rolling pins. A slim, bright-eyed...