TOMATOLAND

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TOMATOLAND

Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit This week Andrews McMeel Publishing releases Tomatoland, a book in which investigative food journalist Barry Estabrook reveals the huge human and environmental cost of the $10 billion fresh-tomato industry in the US. The story begins simply, with Barry finding himself behind a heavy truck in Florida, laden with what appear to be green Granny Smith apples. Some of these orbs begin to fly off the truck, but they turn out to be tomatoes...

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CHA CHA CHA CHIA!!!

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CHA CHA CHA CHIA!!!

If you were around at all during the 80’s you remember the commercials for this silly looking terracotta figurine that once slathered with seeds and watered grew into a fuzzy green hairy figurine. Since then they have even expanded the line beyond pets to include the heads of Brittany Spears and even President Obama. Can you believe it?! But what you might not have heard is that chia seeds are amazingly good for you!  As a matter of fact they are a super food that ancient civilizations literally survived on and...

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SAY IT AIN’T SO, JOE!

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SAY IT AIN’T SO, JOE!

An Appeal from Josh Fox and Bill McKibben to Vice President Joe Biden to intervene on behalf of the Delaware River and make his voice heard against fracking the Delaware. VP JOE BIDEN: Public@ovp.eop.gov vice.president@whitehouse.gov phone: 202-456-1414 (ask to leave a message for both VP Biden AND Pres. Obama) Fax:202 456 3455 TO: Vice President Joe Biden CC: President Barack Obama Jo Ellen Darcy, Army Corps of Engineers for President Obama Governor Jack Markell Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden Nancy...

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