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  • No clear link between organic food, birth defect

    No clear link between organic food, birth defect
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Baby boys whose moms ate organic during pregnancy do not seem to have a lower risk of a birth defect of the penis, a new study finds. The birth defect is known as hypospadias, where the opening of the urethra is on the...
  • Oregon farm stay gives travelers a peek into rural life

    Oregon farm stay gives travelers a peek into rural life
    ALSEA, Ore. - Paco is a miniature Sicilian donkey - one of many endearing souls guests encounter when staying overnight at Leaping Lamb Farm, in Alsea. "Farm stays," as they're called, are popping up at a growing number of farms, ranches and vineyards in...
  • October 18: Midday Fix - Highwood Pumpkin Fest

    October 18: Midday Fix - Highwood Pumpkin Fest
    The Great Highwood Pumpkin Fest Thursday, October 18 - 3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Friday, October 19 – 3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Saturday, October 20 – 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. 17 Highwood Ave. Highwood highwoodpumpkinfest.com/ Full Belly Craft...
  • Edible economics

    Edible economics
    There's no doubt that vegetable gardening is hot. Folks who've never grown a radish suddenly want to plant pots or plow up their lawn so they can add fresh food to the table. The upside: You can harvest edibles untouched by synthetic chemicals, and the...
  • Sladics plants seeds at Newport Elementary

    Sladics plants seeds at Newport Elementary
    NEWPORT BEACH — Chanelle Sladics posed a question to second- and third-graders at Newport Elementary School Thursday morning. "Are you guys excited to plant some seeds?" Sladics, the pro snowboarder, asked the kids. "Yes," the 23 Newport El...
  • In Maryland, farm conservation going dry

    In Maryland, farm conservation going dry
    Although by all accounts the Maryland legislature had a very productive session, legislators fell short in protecting the land that most sustains us — our farmland. While we applaud the successful defense of open space funding overall, for the...
  • Food critic, chef saw life as a feast

    Food critic, chef saw life as a feast
    Corn dogs. It was the only type of cuisine that our mother, former Gossiping Gourmet columnist Elle Harrow, could not cook. We were about 7 and 14 years old, respectively, and every morning, she would ask us what we'd want for dinner that evening. "Corn...
  • The high cost of tailpipe emissions

    The high cost of tailpipe emissions
    It isn't hard to recognize an example of false economy in the average household budget. The vegetable gardener who spends $500 on supplies to produce $12 in produce, the inexpensive home repair that falls apart in a month or the avid shopper who saves...
  • Columbia Digest

    Spring gardening The Master Gardener Series presents the class, "Grow it! Eat it! Spring Vegetable Gardening," at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, at Historic Oakland, 5430 Vantage Point Road, on how to prepare the garden soil for spring planting, plant seeds...
  • Genetically Engineered Food Needs Labels

    If there's one thing that stands out for me during my 25 years in Connecticut, it was the quiet but delicious return of good food and local farms. For readers who are less than 40 years old, please remember, there were no farmers markets in the state...
  • Preserve Southbury Training School Farmland

    Preserve Southbury Training School Farmland
    Large state institutions were once built to be self-sustaining; many had their own farms and grew their own food. Though some of those farms have been lost, remarkably some remain, the crown jewel of which is an 825-acre farm portion of the Southbury...