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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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holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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