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Arable Farming

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  • Whole Foods CEO regrets comparing 'Obamacare' to fascism

    Whole Foods CEO regrets comparing 'Obamacare' to fascism
    Using “fascism” to describe President Obama’s healthcare reform was “poor use of an emotionally charged word,” according to John Mackey, co-chief executive and co-founder of Whole Foods Market. In a blog post Thursday,...
  • A vegetarian eyes Restaurant Week options

    Classic moment on "The Office": At a barbecue at the home of paper salesman Jim Halpert, icy accountant Angela Martin stands in the queue before the grill and deadpans, "I'm a vegetarian." Without missing a beat, Jim helpfully replies, "There's soda...
  • Events this week: Concerto Concert at Lanterman Auditorium

    Events this week: Concerto Concert at Lanterman Auditorium
    CLASSES New Threats to Oak Trees – Saturday, May 4 at 10:30 a.m. Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive. Learn about borer insects and how to protect local oaks. For more information, call (818) 949-7980 or visit www.descansogardens.org. CERT Class...
  • 'La Boheme': Hillary Danner's vintage Craftsman in Highland Park

    'La Boheme': Hillary Danner's vintage Craftsman in Highland Park
    It's fitting that Hillary Danner is raising her son and daughter in a century-old Arts and Crafts home in the Sycamore Grove area of Highland Park. Built in 1904, the timber-and-stone residence has a grand staircase, a huge covered porch and a curious...
  • Recipe Finder: Christmas fruitcake

    Marie Racine of Huntley, Ill., was looking for a recipe she had lost for making fruitcake that contained dried apricots and Brazil nuts. I did not receive any reader responses to her query, so I decided to do a little research. The recipe world is loaded...
  • Farmland peaks, crop space to revert back to nature, report finds

    Farmland peaks, crop space to revert back to nature, report finds
    Even with a growing global population, increased meat consumption and government rules mandating biofuels, researchers this week said that the amount of landed needed for agriculture will start to shrink. Humanity has reached what Rockefeller University...
  • Doubts surface about safety of common food additive, carrageenan

    Doubts surface about safety of common food additive, carrageenan
    Sara Baker says the light went on in her head after a cup of hot cocoa set off a storm in her stomach. "I went back and looked at the package, and there it was: carrageenan," said Baker, a career services coordinator from Bloomington, in central...
  • 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...
  • Cities Must Preserve Farmland, Eat Locally

    In the next 40 years, the world will need to produce as much food as it has produced over all of human history. Across the planet, hundreds of millions of people go to bed hungry every night — and more and more of them live in cities. Tackling...
  • Weis Markets' Towson and Woodlawn stores will open March 3

    Weis Markets' Towson and Woodlawn stores will open March 3
    Baltimore County will be getting two new Weis Markets soon -- a supermarket in Towson Place  in Towson and one on Security Boulevard in Woodlawn. Both stores will open Sunday, March 3. Weis said it invested $14 million in the more than 55,000-square...
  • SunOpta adding capacity at Upper Macungie plant

    SunOpta adding capacity at Upper Macungie plant
    SunOpta, a Canadian-based organic food company that opened a plant in Upper Macungie in August, plans to double the processing capacity at that facility. The expansion is planned for the third quarter of this year in response to high demand for flexible...