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2012-09-24 23:01:56

The Recirculating Farms Coalition in partnership with the New Orleans Food and Farm Network will host a free two-day new and beginning urban farmers training in November 2012 and again in March 2013. The program includes an up to five-day apprenticeship on a working farm. New Orleans, Louisiana (PRWEB) September 24, 2012 Media contacts: Marianne Cufone — 813-785-8386 or info(at)recirculatingfarms(dot)org Sanjay Kharod: 504-483-6967 or info(at)NOFFN(dot)org The Recirculating Farms...

2012-07-25 23:03:28

Farm to fork, local food usually travels far fewer miles than produce flown in from another country. The rise of “locavorism” leads people to shop for food grown in their community for what “locavores” call fresher, better tasting produce. Eating local food is one component of ensuring a healthier lifestyle and benefiting the local community, said Dr. Hooman Shabatian, a bariatric surgeon from LAP-BAND VIP. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 25, 2012 The local food...

2012-07-14 23:02:08

Children and adults make healthier food choices if they understand where the food comes from, according to Stuart O'Neill on the Sharon Kleyne Hour Radio Talk Show. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) July 13, 2012 The Sharon Kleyne Hour, sponsored by Bio Logic Aqua Research, announces information on innovative farm education programs and nutrition. Stuart O'Neill, who works with an educational and volunteer program, based in southern Oregon's Rogue River Valley, called the Rogue Farm Corps, was...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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