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2014-09-15 23:05:12

The conference will be held November 11-12 at the UCLA Anderson School of Management and will focus on the economic, environmental and community benefits that result from the development of a robust local food infrastructure. The conference is ideal for farmers, investors, technology companies, city planners, community and economic development directors, suppliers and restaurant owners. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Local food policy, urban agriculture strategy, and business...

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2014-09-01 06:10:48

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Unless global red meat and dairy product consumption is reduced, greenhouse gases resulting from food production will increase by 80 percent in the years to come, a team of researchers from the UK reported Sunday in the journal Nature Climate Change. This dire warning comes as an increasing number of people all over the world are “adopting American-style diets, leading to a sizeable increase in meat and dairy consumption,” said...

organic food
2014-08-29 07:09:25

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Our society seems fraught with fraud. There are fraudulent products, fraudulent services, fraudulent identities and now fraudulent food. The organic food market is growing, with consumers quite willing to pay more for fruits, vegetables and more that are labeled "organic." But are the food products they are being sold truly organic? A new study from the Bavarian Health and Food Safety Authority, published in the Journal of...

2014-08-15 08:22:39

Amy's Continues to Support Farm Aid as It Moves Its Benefit Concert to its Newest Venue SANTA ROSA, Calif., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Amy's Kitchen, the nation's leading source of natural and organic convenience food, is pleased to announce that it is an official sponsor of Farm Aid's annual benefit concert on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at the Walnut Creek Amphitheatre in Raleigh, NC. Amy's, a family-run company, will offer delicious food at Farm Aid's HOMEGROWN...

2014-07-29 16:29:41

Concerns rising about dangerous chemicals being used to ward off disease WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As concerns rise over the heavy spraying of unhealthy chemicals in many of the most productive citrus regions of the country to fight off a deadly citrus disease, staff members from more than a dozen congressional offices gathered for a briefing on Tuesday to hear from the organic industry on its efforts to find safe approved organic ways to ward off the...

2014-07-23 23:02:18

Enjoy Fresh Seafood at a National Historic Landmark, Middleton Place, for a One-of-a-kind Dining Experience Charleston, S.C. (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Join the South Carolina Aquarium Sustainable Seafood Initiative and Middleton Place Restaurant for a six-course meal paired with perfectly selected wine and spirits, July 27, 2014 at 6 p.m. Executive Chef Brandon Buck is highlighting the summer’s freshest seafood catch and pairing each course with local ingredients, some sourced right from...

cows impact climate
2014-07-23 04:49:26

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online For many people, nothing beats eating a good burger or steak, but two recently-published studies caution that those carnivorous culinary habits could have a significant impact on the environment and contribute to climate change. In the first study, researchers from the Carnegie Institution for Science and the University of Siena in Italy reported in the journal Climatic Change that greenhouse gas emissions of livestock are on the...

2014-07-17 23:07:33

Market Size - $ 8.43 bn in 2013, Market Growth - CAGR of 9.5%, Market Trends –Increasing demand in Asia Pacific. View Full Report With TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/organic-personal-care-market. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 The global market for organic personal care is expected to reach USD 15.98 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Increasing consumer awareness regarding the benefits offered by organic...

2014-07-17 08:31:06

MINNEAPOLIS, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Policies and regulations that support agriculture are paramount to protecting and growing Minnesota's status as a major player in the farm and food production industry. To help ensure its sustainability, a new coalition called A Greater Minnesota (AGM) has been created to inform Minnesotans about the issues surrounding farming and food production and the economic impacts to the state. This new coalition is launching a campaign to raise...

2014-07-11 23:04:06

Strong consumer demand for organic produce has driven the industry's growth over the past five years. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Organic Crop Farming industry in Australia to its growing industry report collection. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Organic Crop Farming in Australia has benefited from organic food being launched into the limelight over the past decade. According to IBISWorld industry analyst Brooke Tonkin,...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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