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2008-08-24 00:00:27

By Richard Robbins A Pittsburgh foundation and a Greensburg nonprofit that specializes in job creation want to make sure fresh, locally grown tomatoes go into your grocery bag.

2008-08-19 18:00:32

By Sally Williams RISING food prices and a drive to become greener could spell the end for the "weekly shop", experts warned last night. In future, families will stop stockpiling large quantities of food and instead buy small amounts of the products they need - to ensure nothing is thrown away.

2008-08-19 06:00:46

By Zoran Radosavljevic Damir Rosipal, a farmer in central Croatia, is proud of his organic tomatoes and says they taste infinitely better than the perfect-looking produce from the European Union.

2008-08-18 03:00:18

By Jacklet, Ben THIRTY YEARS AGO, Brian Rohter and his colleagues in the organic food business were widely considered a fringe group. "Now you can buy organic food everywhere," says Rohter, CEO of privately held, Portland-based New Seasons Market.

2008-08-18 00:00:00

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/d29d59/indonesia_food_and) has announced the addition of the "Indonesia Food and Drink Report Q3 2008" report to their offering.

2008-08-12 09:01:14

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/b4bfdb/russia_food_and_dr) has announced the addition of the "Russia Food and Drink Report Q3 2008" report to their offering.

2008-08-11 21:00:00

By George Pyle So what do we feel like for dinner tonight? Italian? Chinese? Mexican? Maybe French? How about eating Buffalo? No, not buffalo, as in the North American bison, once a symbol of the American West, free-range relative to the cow. But Buffalo, as in the second-largest city in New York.

2008-08-11 21:00:38

By George Pyle A greater number of the farms that operate in a low-intensity manner -- whether that means they go easy on the pesticides or have gone all the way to be certified as a fully organic operation -- are having both financial and emotional success dealing directly with devoted customers, and not just by packing up and driving to area farmers markets.

2008-08-11 12:00:50

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/0a53d0/slovenia_food_and) has announced the addition of the "Slovenia Food and Drink Report Q3 2008" report to their offering.

2008-08-10 12:00:23

By Eileen AJ Connelly Associated Press NEW YORK -- Franca Tantillo puts rising fuel prices in the same category as the springtime hail storm that wiped out part of her strawberry crop.


Word of the Day
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.