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Celebrate the American harvest with ‘Dine Out for Farms’ this October

September 29th, 2010

Red Devon restaurant, Hudson Valley, N.Y.


Over at the American Farmland Trust, they understand that the way to our hearts is through our stomachs. In their continuing effort to help Americans understand that farms produce food, and that family farms produce local, wholesome food, they’ve come up with a “Dine Out for Farms” week.

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Try Sierra Club’s virtual frying pan to count your carbon footprint

August 12th, 2009

By Melissa Segrest
Green Right Now

Shall we have an omelet with vegetables and cheese for breakfast?

Let’s order a Caesar salad for lunch, with some chicken noodle soup.

And dinner – Who’s up for meatloaf, with macaroni and cheese on the side and some chocolate chip cookies to top it off?

Oh, while you’re at it, stop for a second and ask yourself: What impact does this food have on the environment?

Here’s some food for thought: An entertaining interactive tool lets you add up your “carbon points” and see just how badly those three cups of coffee are hurting the world.

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