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Arable Farming

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Jonathan Gold | L.A. restaurant review: Muddy Leek gets comfortable in Culver City

    Jonathan Gold | L.A. restaurant review: Muddy Leek gets comfortable in Culver City
    Muddy Leek is in kind of an odd location, just a block or two away from the restaurants in Culver City's Helms complex yet seemingly well outside of the area. It's part of a building that briefly served as a design museum before it was converted into...
  • 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...
  • Maria Rodale, Chairwoman and CEO of Rodale Inc.

    Maria Rodale, Chairwoman and CEO of Rodale Inc.
    People still look at me funny when I say Rodale is headquartered in the Lehigh Valley. Sometimes I'll say Emmaus, sometimes Allentown or Bethlehem. But unless they are longtime organic gardeners or farmers, in which case Emmaus (the birthplace of the...
  • New books about edibles help Hampton Roads gardeners

    New books about edibles help Hampton Roads gardeners
    No matter how you garden — on the cheap or with wallet wide open — it's wise to garden the smart way In the edible garden, smart means finding ways to maximize your harvest and minimize your workload and planting space. These three new...
  • Stanley J. Andrzejewski Sr.

    Stanley J. Andrzejewski Sr.
    Stanley J. Andrzejewski Sr., a retired electronics engineer who survived the nearly ill-fated assault on Italy's Mount Belvedere during World War II, died Thursday of respiratory failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 88. The son of a...
  • Whole Foods sales disappoint as grocery rival Sprouts goes public

    Sprouts Farmers Market Inc. shares are gearing up to hit the public market at higher-than-expected prices a day after Whole Foods Market Inc. let down Wall Street with its earnings. But when asked about the increasingly crowded natural and organic...
  • What are you eating?

    What are you eating?
    By the time Mira Kozel was 30, she had the bone density of an 88-year-old woman, and she was diagnosed with advanced osteoporosis. She had been nourishing herself with a diet rich in low-fat muffins, salads accompanied by fat-free salad dressings, black...