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Burleson Aquaponics Farm Gains 'Naturally Grown' Certification

EatGreenDFW iPhone Reporter 6/22 5:57A Adrienne Cohen
DFW Aquaponics Farms, LLC, with headquarters in Burleson, has become the first Certified Naturally Grown (CNG) aquaponics farm in Texas. The farm is only the 10 th aquaponics grower in the United...

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EatGreenDFW iPhone Reporter 6/22 5:00A Bernice Butler
The Connected Communities of West Jefferson and West Davis by Amy Martin Natural Awakenings DFW Edition and are partnering in a new series called Green...

Flamingle in Garland Texas on National Pink Flamingo Day!

Features 6/22 2:56A Liz Berry
Don Featherstone and wife Photo courtesy Plastics News Pink Flamingo Day was declared in 2007 by Dean Mazzaralla, the mayor of Leominster, MA to honor the work of Don Featherstone, creator of the...

Sharing the Bounty from the Garden

Features 6/20 5:49P Liz Berry
Organic Carrots (8 pounds 14 ounces $12.78) from my garden and Organic Cherry Tomatoes from Charlies garden (1 pound $4.05) and five sprigs of fresh organic rosemary from my garden (not shown) $3.00...

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How Local Food Hubs Are Boosting Rural Farming Economies

Alternet 6/15 9:00A Lyndsey Gilpin, High Country New
From 2009 to 2015, the USDA has put around $1 billion into 40,000 local food infrastructure projects across the country. Dan Hobbs farms 30 acres of land east of Pueblo, Colorado. For years, he spent...

Energy Drinks Are Deadly for Young People

Alternet 6/14 8:30P Robin Scher, AlterNet
Energy drinks have a lot more caffeine than coffee, and it s easy to overdo it. We’ve all been there. Making a late-night trip to the gas station to pick up that miracle elixir—Red Bull, Monster,...

Do Poor People Eat More Junk Food Than Wealthier Americans?

Alternet 6/14 6:42A Jay L. Zagorsky, Patricia Smith,
It s time to regulate the fast food industry. Eating fast food is frequently blamed for damaging our health. As nutrition experts point out, it is not the healthiest type of meal since it is typically...

15 Ways Intermittent Fasting Can Improve Your Health

Alternet 6/13 8:30P Jess Miller, AlterNet
Click here for reuse options! Curious about fasting? Here s the ultimate guide. Fasting is the practice of abstaining or reducing consumption of food, drink or both, for a specific period of time....

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