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2011-08-13 11:00:00

KCK benefit festival headlined by Ag Hall of Fame Inductee Willie Nelson and Board Members Mellencamp, Young and Matthews KANSAS CITY, Kan., Aug. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As America struggles with mounting economic challenges, Farm Aid used its annual benefit festival to underscore family farmers' essential role in a stronger financial future for our country. Farm Aid board members Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp and Dave Matthews, joined by more than a dozen...

2011-07-07 04:00:00

KANSAS CITY, Kan., July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Farm Aid announced an array of artists who will join the musical lineup for its 2011 concert, scheduled for August 13 at LIVESTRONG Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kan. Jason Mraz, Jamey Johnson, Jakob Dylan, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, Will Dailey & the Rivals, Robert Francis, Pegi Young & the Survivors, Rebecca Pidgeon, Billy Joe Shaver and John Trudell will all join Farm Aid board members Willie Nelson, John...

2011-05-25 09:58:00

NEW YORK, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mediaplanet Publishing today released the special report entitled The Organic Movement. The publication will be distributed as a special section within the Washington Post and will also be distributed at numerous industry events and through various online and social media channels. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100820/CG52983LOGO) The Benefits of Organic The publication is creating a platform for the organic industry to come together as...

2011-04-22 00:00:29

Experts including Ed Begley Jr., Joel Salatin and Bryan Welch will provide insight into many of today's environmental issues "“ and offer solutions "“ at the Mother Earth News Fair June 4-5 at the Puyallup Fairgrounds. Puyallup, WA (PRWEB) April 21, 2011 Experts from across the country will provide insight into many of today's environmental issues "“ and offer solutions "“ at the Mother Earth News Fair June 4-5 at the Puyallup Fairgrounds. Ed Begley Jr., actor,...

2011-04-20 00:00:30

The Green Getaways, Local Food and Travel Expo in Brooklyn is the first of its kind carbon-free event to be held at Skylight One Hanson in Downtown Brooklyn. Attendees can sample all sorts of local and regional specialites from Hudson Valley wine to Vermont cheese to artisan chocolates and maple candies from New York State. The expo will also feature local eco-friendly weekend getaways, packages, agri-tourism day trips, kid's activities and even a 300lb fake milkable cow named "Dutchess."...

2011-04-04 07:30:00

LONDONDERRY, N.H., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Stonyfield Farm, (www.stonyfield.com), the world's leading organic yogurt company, has launched a "Just Eat Organic!" year-long organic education campaign, with two efforts designed to get people talking about organic: "Just Eat Organic" (www.justeatorganic.com), a music video by Stonyfield President & CE-Yo Gary Hirshberg, and "The Organic Moment," (www.yourorganicmoment.com), an online space for people to share personal stories about...

2011-02-01 00:37:30

Organic Valley, the nation's largest organic farmer-owned cooperative, is proud to announce that today 10 of its farmer-owners are receiving National Dairy Quality Awards for 2010 at the National Mastitis Council's annual meeting in Arlington, Va. La Farge, WI (PRWEB) January 31, 2011 Organic Valley, the nation's largest organic farmer-owned cooperative, is proud to announce that today 10 of its farmer-owners are receiving National Dairy Quality Awards for 2010 at the National Mastitis...

2011-01-06 14:24:00

LONDONDERRY, N.H., Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Organic yogurt leader Stonyfield Farm has launched the Stonyfield Organic Farmers Grant-a-Wish Program to help fund innovative organic farming projects that can make a strong environmental impact or improve the long-term viability of organic farming. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110106/NE26213 ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080505/STONYFIELDLOGO ) "Stonyfield's 2011 goal is to build unprecedented levels of...

2010-10-21 00:00:40

Organic Valley® and Simply Organic® Team Up To Help Home Cooks Transform a Few Quality Ingredients into Easy Entertaining that Wows Norway, IA (Vocus) October 20, 2010 Hosting a Thanksgiving meal can be stressful. You can even lose sight of the true purpose of the holiday "“ fellowship and giving thanks. That's why two of the leading organic brands have teamed up to help you simplify your celebration and find time to put the "Thanks" back into Thanksgiving. Organic Valley,...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'