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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...

2012-09-19 23:01:32

Farm to School programs are in full swing all across the country encouraging healthy choices and local food. Owatonna, MN (PRWEB) September 19, 2012 According to the National Farm to School Network, there are an estimated 2,571 Farm to School Programs in the United States. These programs are active in all 50 states, and they aim to improve student nutrition by encouraging a connection between local farms and school cafeterias. Farm to School programs are incredibly diverse and creative....


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.