All Blog Posts Tagged 'farmers' (17)


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(Recap) Sustainable Saturdays: Slow Food

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What is “Slow Food,” exactly? No, it has nothing to do with waiting for those appetizers you ordered 20 minutes ago to finally arrive at your table. Slow Food is an international…

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Added by Foodem on November 7, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments


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Guest Post: Herb Gardening – Preparing for Winter

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As summer is winding to its close and fall sits on the horizon, home herb gardens are nearing the end of their productive season. Perennial herbs go dormant and wait quietly for spring, while annual…

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Added by Foodem on November 2, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments


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Gee Emm Ohh!

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Hey Foodem fans, consider the following.

In the Unites States of America, GMO products can be introduced to the market with…

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Added by Foodem on October 31, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments


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Americans and Our Disastrous, Wasteful Habits

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While other countries are doing research and implementing promising solutions to combat the issue of food waste, the U.S. remains at a standstill. This issue is far from going away as it continues to worsen, stressing the environment, budgets and farming to say the least.

First, let’s define food waste. According to the…

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Added by Foodem on October 26, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments


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Guest Post: Barnyard Livestock

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Not everyone has room in their yard for a cow or a pig. This doesn’t necessarily mean you can’t raise your own livestock at home.

More and more people are investing in smaller…

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Added by Foodem on October 10, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments


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(Recap) Sustainable Saturdays: Family Farms

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The tranquil, idyllic image that likely comes to mind when you picture a farm (think Old McDonald) is becoming increasingly rare.  Family farms can be defined as farms in which a family owns all of…

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Added by Foodem on October 3, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments


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Population Growth and Food Challenges

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With such buzzwords floating around like sustainability, sustainable agriculture, food supply, and food demand, many get lost in the words and forget how…

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Added by Foodem on July 11, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments


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Farmer’s Markets: Don’t Be Bamboozled

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Going to a local farmer’s market can be an enriching experience. Being surrounded by mountains of red apples…

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Added by Foodem on June 20, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments


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Go Local, But You Don’t Have To Go At It Alone

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The transition from global food-sourcing to local food-sourcing is significant. New infrastructure, new networks and new relationships need to be built in order for producers,…

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Added by Foodem on June 1, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments


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The Benefits and Importance of Corporate Social Responsibility

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Why buying local, reducing carbon footprint, and cultivating community can ultimately improve your bottom line.

We’ve talked about corporate social responsibility…

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Added by Foodem on May 1, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments


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The Bulk and Freeze Method

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I’ve never disliked cooking, but I can’t say it was my favorite chore, it’s simply a must. The thing is, more and more, I’m enjoying getting down and dirty in the kitchen. I’m hardly an…

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Added by Foodem on April 16, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments


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Guest Post: Wrapup:TEDxManhattan’s Changing the Way We Eat 2012

They Came Hungry for Change and Left Inspired

Today’s post was written by a very special contributor Cheryl Kollin of Full Plate Ventures. 

Before settling into a full day of TEDxManhattan presentations, our local viewing party began with a different kind of meet and greet activity—human mapping. Participants moved around Bethesda Green’s spacious lobby in different spatial configurations as if it were a Google Map in response to:…

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Added by Foodem on March 1, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments


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Numbers Don’t Lie: Organic Food Purchases On The Rise

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The organic food ball continues to roll as the TABS Group finds a significant increase in American consumers reporting they purchase organic products. Per their Annual Organic…

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Added by Foodem on February 23, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Social Media Foodie: Would the Real Farmers Please Stand Up?

Farmers markets, a welcoming oasis especially for city dwellers, gives us that sense of connectedness to other people and more importantly to our food. When I worked in Washington, D.C. I lived near Eastern Market, which every weekend would showcase an amazingly diverse and abundant array of fresh fruits, vegetables, cheeses, seafood, and more.



I don't ever remember questioning the authenticity of who produced the food - or even if they produced… Continue

Added by Josh Hersh on April 29, 2010 at 8:00am — 7 Comments

Local chefs and farmers partner with Toyota

Baltimore’s leading chefs will be giving free cooking demonstrations Sunday, October 4, at the Baltimore Farmers Market and Bazaar located underneath the Jones Falls Expressway at Holiday and Saratoga Street. The chefs will be partnered with local farmers sharing the beauty and wisdom of buying fresh, buying local. Starting at 8:00 a.m. through noon there will be staggered cooking demonstrations and recipe samplings from 12 of the cities leading chefs. Come meet and greet your farmers and chefs… Continue

Added by Dara Bunjon on October 1, 2009 at 6:45pm — 1 Comment

NEW Farmers Market opening in Baltimore suburbs

I have known about this opening for awhile but if I posted it too early it gets lost with everyone’s activities. The Owings Mills farmers market cuts the ribbon this Sunday, May 17 at the Jewish Community Center. They will be open every Sunday now through November 8th from 8 a.m. to 12 noon.



Read more and get directions at… Continue

Added by Dara Bunjon on May 15, 2009 at 3:30pm — No Comments

From My Window: If it works for shoes, can it work for food?

http://www.latimes.com/features/lifestyle/la-ig-greentoms19-2009apr19,0,1059085.story

Los Angeles Times, April 19, 2009



"Toms Shoes' model is sell a pair, give a pair away"



Here's the article's spin: Serial entrepreneur establishes a business selling casual shoes - for every pair bought, another pair is given away to someone in need living in poor regions of the U.S., Argentina, Ethiopia and South Africa. So far Toms Shoes has given away 140,000 pairs of shoes. This… Continue

Added by Michael Albert on April 19, 2009 at 2:52pm — 1 Comment

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Main Event Entertainment to Open First Center in the Rio Grande Valley

Main Event Entertainment, the fastest-growing family entertainment center in America, is celebrating its new center opening in Pharr, Texas, a suburb near McAllen in the Rio Grande Valley. Doors will open to the public at 9 a.m. on August 6.

Darden Announces Leadership Succession Plan

Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE: DRI) announced that Clarence Otis is stepping down as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Darden's Board of Directors has appointed the Company's current Independent Lead Director, Charles A. Ledsinger, Jr., as Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board, effective immediately. The Company also announced that it has amended its corporate governance policies to provide for the separation of the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer roles.

National Restaurant Association Statement on NLRB Joint Employer Decision

Today the National Restaurant Association issued the following statement regarding the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) decision asserting McDonald’s Corporation is a joint employer of its franchisees:

National Restaurant Association Issues Support for Clearer ACA Definition of Seasonal Employment

The bipartisan legislation will align the definitions of seasonal employment in the Affordable Care Act and streamline the applicable large employer determination process.

Rising India, Inc. Announces Acquisition Strategy Toward a Sizable Slice of the QSR Pizza Pie

Rising India, Inc. (OTC: RSII), announces today it will immediately begin work toward the acquisition of up to 5 profitable stores in the popular Quick Serve Pizza Restaurant segment. Current targets are currently earning about $450,000 in revenues per year, per store. Acquisition of targets would provide immediate cash flow identified from profitable longstanding, absentee owner operations with proven model success.

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TED TALKS VIDEO

TED: Ze Frank: Are you human? - Ze Frank (2014)

Have you ever wondered: Am I a human being? Ze Frank suggests a series of simple questions that will determine this. Please relax and follow the prompts. Let's begin …

TED: Heather Barnett: What humans can learn from semi-intelligent slime - Heather Barnett (2014)

Inspired by biological design and self-organizing systems, artist Heather Barnett co-creates with physarum polycephalum, a eukaryotic microorganism that lives in cool, moist areas. What can people learn from the semi-intelligent slime mold? Watch this talk to find out.

TED: Shih Chieh Huang: Sculptures that’d be at home in the deep sea - Shih Chieh Huang (2014)

When he was young, artist Shih Chieh Huang loved taking toys apart and perusing the aisles of night markets in Taiwan for unexpected objects. Today, this TED Fellow creates madcap sculptures that seem to have a life of their own—with eyes that blink, tentacles that unfurl and parts that light up like bioluminescent sea creatures.

TED: Nikolai Begg: A tool to fix one of the most dangerous moments in surgery - Nikolai Begg (2013)

Surgeons are required every day to puncture human skin before procedures — with the risk of damaging what's on the other side. In a fascinating talk, find out how mechanical engineer Nikolai Begg is using physics to update an important medical device, called the trocar, and improve one of the most dangerous moments in many common surgeries.

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