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2011-08-16 00:00:03

Top local chefs partner with prominent Midwest sustainable growers to deliver the culinary event of the North Shore Fall season. Proceeds of the evening will benefit Friends of Evanston Farmers Markets, a newly formed non-profit dedicated to increasing the visibility, popularity, and prosperity of Evanston's farmers markets. Guests have the opportunity to spend quality time with participating chefs and producers - while savoring their delicious creations! $75/person (includes tasting meal and...

2011-08-13 00:00:32

Lemonsforlimes.com is a new online platform allowing gardeners within a community to come together to share and trade the bounty of their gardens with others nearby. Home gardeners can now play an important role in support of sustainable living by expanding local food sources in their communities. Folsom, CA (PRWEB) August 11, 2011 There is a lot of talk about sustainable living and creating sustainable local food sources. While this is an important goal for communities the question is what...

2011-08-13 00:00:00

Top local chefs partner with prominent Midwest sustainable growers to deliver the culinary event of the North Shore Fall season. Proceeds of the evening will benefit Friends of Evanston Farmers Markets, a newly formed non-profit dedicated to increasing the visibility, popularity, and prosperity of Evanston's farmers markets. Guests have the opportunity to spend quality time with participating chefs and producers - while savoring their delicious creations! $75/person (includes tasting meal and...

2011-06-30 12:12:00

WILMINGTON, N.C., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With senior management in place, new vendors identified and construction close to completion, a grand opening has now been set for Wilmington's new locally-focused grocery - Carolina Farmin'. A formal kickoff celebration will take place Thursday, August 4th through Sunday, August 7th. The store plans to conduct a soft opening just prior to the formal launch, which will help management train staff, refine processes and make any other...

2011-06-24 12:13:00

LOS ANGELES, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, state legislators, farmers and California agricultural representatives banded together at the historic Los Angeles Farmers Market at 3rd and Fairfax to celebrate the official passage of ACR-42, a resolution that urges Californians to dedicate Sundays to eating California grown foods. California's budget woes - and our state's economy - could be bolstered to the tune of $15.6 billion annually if Californians pledged to eat all locally...

2011-06-22 00:00:35

The Lexicon of Sustainability and Consolidated Graphics seek 100 students, teachers, farmers, librarians, gardeners and food activists to curate Pop-Up art shows across the USA in 2011-2012 Petaluma, CA (PRWEB) June 21, 2011 The Lexicon of Sustainability Project (http://www.thelexicon.org) has launched a call for 100 curators from across the USA to host pop up shows in their communities. Sponsored by Consolidated Graphics (CGX), this groundbreaking exhibition of large format photo collages...

2011-06-03 09:39:00

Effort Promotes Access to Fresh, Pennsylvania-Grown Fruits, Vegetables HARRISBURG, Pa., June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eligible older adults and families with children can receive vouchers to help them buy fresh, local produce at farm markets and farm stands statewide, the Corbett administration said today. Agriculture Secretary George Greig and Aging Secretary Brian Duke today kicked off the annual Farmers Market Nutrition Program during an event at the Farm Show Farmers Market...


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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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