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2014-03-24 08:25:06

New Campaign Takes Brand's Love of Realness to the Next Level With Cause-Based Platform PURCHASE, N.Y., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pure Leaf(TM) Iced Tea, a product of The Pepsi Lipton Tea Partnership, today announced its partnership with FOOD & WINE to unveil a consumer engagement platform for the magazine's Grow for Good program, beginning with the relaunch of its co-branded website. Grow for Good is a national campaign to raise public awareness and support for...

2011-03-29 09:00:00

BRIDGEPORT, Conn., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wholesome Wave, a Connecticut-based, national nonprofit organization dedicated to nourishing neighborhoods across America by increasing access to and affordability of healthy, fresh locally grown food, announced today that it has received a $600,000 grant from Kaiser Permanente. The funding will be used primarily to support its Double Value Coupon Program (DVCP), which provides fresh food incentives to encourage low-income consumers to...

2008-07-14 09:00:48

CHICAGO _ Last month, Lenae Weichel embarked on an ambitious dietary experiment: to feed her family for a year with food produced within 100 miles of her Rockford, Ill., home. Inspired by a Vancouver couple who wrote a book on their "100-mile diet," she joined a community-supported agriculture program, visited her local farmers market and started growing fruits and vegetables in her backyard. Weichel, 33, is an extreme example of a vibrant movement of "locavores," or consumers who try to...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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