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A Locally Grown Diet With Fuss but No Muss, NY Times, 22 July 2008 by Kim Severson

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Peter DaSilva for The New York Times

Trevor Paque at work in San Francisco in a garden his company planted in a client's backyard.

Eating locally raised food is a growing trend. But who has time to get to the farmer's market, let alone plant a garden?

Will Cities Soon Be Able to Feed Themselves? Article by Emily Wilson on Alternet

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Will Cities Soon Be Able to Feed Themselves?

By Emily Wilson, AlterNet
Posted on October 2, 2008, Printed on October 2, 2008

Skyrocketing food costs, worries about food security and an urge to do things ourselves have led to a huge surge in urban farming -- gardens in backyards, on roofs, in abandoned lots and even, in the dream of a Columbia professor and his students, in high-rise buildings in the middle of cities.

Locavore News

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The attached article, Local & loving it is in today's USA Weekend.  The author, Natalie Ermann Russell, shares her recent "locavore" experiences planning a "local-only" family birthday celebration.  In the course of the narrative, she offers several links to sites with information about local foods and local economies.

New Business Venture for Kosher Poultry in Cleveland

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I wanted to forward this article about "The Green Taam" to the meat processing and other working groups of Local Food Systems. Amalia and Ariella participated in many of the Mobile Processing Unit (MPU) meetings and discusions which were held at OARDC this past year. The Cleveland Jewish News featured their new enterprise in a recent edition.