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  • Rural Reserves

    Image courtesy of Flickr user GeoFX After watching last night’s preview screening of Food, Inc, the pressing question from those in attendance was, “How can we affect policy change that will help small farmers?” In response, Steve Cohen, of Portland’s Food Policy Council, implored the […]

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  • Dig Deep, Portland!

    Updated 5/15 – Steve Cohen of the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability gives credit to the many volunteers involved Updated 5/5 – Portland Mercury reports on the planting ceremony with photos All around town, gardeners’ spring sprouts are pushing through the soil and, as first […]

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  • The Kids are Alright

    Photo courtesy of Flickr user chalkdog If you want proof that kids already know right from wrong, just look to Madison, Wisconsin, where fourth-grade students organized to take a stand against the poor school lunch program. As told by Slow Food USA, the students of […]

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