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Eating to Cool Off

Cooling Food

By Linda Prout

Yin foods cool us off and yang foods heat us up, according to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). This is good to know when temperatures reach triple digits or you are uncomfortably hot. It’s also helpful in winter when you can’t seem to warm up.

Yin foods, […]

Federal Court Ruling Lends Support to Vermont’s GE Labeling Law

Montpelier, VT – The GMO food industry suffered a defeat late yesterday when a federal court ruled that Vermont’s genetically engineered food labeling law – Act 120 – was constitutional. The decision came from Christina Reiss, Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of Vermont, and was celebrated by […]

Fair Food Program Film Screening

Florida and Vermont Farmworkers and Local Co-Producer of Documentary Film Join Forces to Screen Award-Winning Food Chains Vermonters To Call Upon Wendy’s to Join Fair Food Program

Burlington, VT — On Wednesday April 1st, farmworkers from Florida and Vermont will join with Food Chains co-producer and Tomoatoland author Barry Estabrook for a film screening and […]

2015 Vermont Organics Recycling Summit, April 2nd

Cultivating Value From Foodscraps

The Composting Association of Vermont and the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources, Department of Environmental Conservation will host the ninth annual Vermont Organics Recycling Summit (VORS) at Vermont Technical College in Randolph Center, Vermont on Thursday, April 2, 2015. The theme for this year’s Summit is:

Cultivating Value From […]

The “Dirty Dozen Guide to Food Additives”

by Roddy Scheer and Doug Moss

The Environmental Working Group (EWG), a non-profit dedicated to protecting human health and the environment through research, education and advocacy, launched its “Dirty Dozen Guide to Food Additives” in November 2014 to educate consumers about which food additives are associated with health concerns, which are restricted in […]

Safer Food for our Health and Environment

By EarthTalk®

Although we have come a long way in recent years with regard to the safety and sustainability of our food supply, we still have a long way to go. Toxic pesticides are still used on the vast majority of U.S. grown crops, while other hormone-disrupting chemicals are omnipresent in our food packaging. And […]

Want GMO labeling? Come to the public hearing TH Feb 6

Dear friends and colleagues,

Sorry for the lengthy message but this is important.

This Thursday, February 6th, the Vermont Senate is holding a public hearing on the proposed bill to label GMO foods: Bill H. 112. AN ACT RELATING TO THE LABELING OF FOOD PRODUCED WITH GENETIC ENGINEERING

Thursday, February 6th Vermont State […]

Vermont’s food and farm sector adds 2,200 new food system jobs

2013 Farm to Plate Annual Report releases food and farm economy growth numbers that, in 2013, surpass the predictions made for 2020

Montpelier, VT – Food entrepreneurs have added at least 2,220* new jobs and at least 199 new businesses to the Vermont economy since the 2009 launch of the Farm to Plate Investment Program. […]

Keeping Up with Local Harvest

2 Cousins & Burrito Me are Working it Naturally!

By N.R. Mallery

Burrito Me in Plymouth, NH

Here we are in the midst of a great harvest season. What that means for Burrito Me, in both Laconia and Plymouth, NH, is that they are right in their element, doing what they do best – […]