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Courtesy Hemera/Thinkstock As part of the Fruit and Veggie Rx pilot program, doctors prescribed coupons redeemable for fresh produce at farmersâ€™ markets in addition to their patientâ€™s regular medications. The results of the programâ€™s effects on patient health will be released in February 2011. â€śTake two and call me in the morningâ€ť is a common, […]
Courtesy University of Kansas/ Shant Thomas The Farm-to-Cart program gives students at the University of Kansas the opportunity to buy fresh produce from local farms. When students at the University of Kansas go home for Thanksgiving dinner this year, many might actually eat worse food than they do at school. In the college town of […]
Courtesy 350.org Citizens in Ecuador plant hundreds of native trees. As part of the Global Work Party, events like this, which contribute to climate change, will take place around the world. This weekend, hundreds of thousands of people around the world will take to streets, parks and other public places to fight global warming as […]
Courtesy The Park People The city of Denver’s Denver Digs Trees program distributes trees to neighborhoods twice a yearâ€”once in the fall and once in the spring. If a tree falls in Denver chances are very good someone will plant one back in its place. Thatâ€™s due, in large part, to Denver Digs Trees, a […]
Birmingham, Ala., was one of the cities where the EPA performed air toxin monitoring around schools. How clean is the air your children are breathing at school? The EPA is on a mission to find out. Last year, as part of a new air toxins monitoring initiative, the agency began monitoring the outdoor air around […]
Courtesy Diana Jain Nicole Capizzi runs a CSA from her 1/2-acre urban farm in Seattle’s Rainier Beach neighborhood.Â Anyone whoâ€™s secretly been keeping more than three chickens in Seattle is no longer breaking the law, thanks to new legislation that updates the cityâ€™s land-use codes on urban agriculture. But itâ€™s ixnay for the roosters. The […]
Courtesy Doug Buerlein Some of the produce grown in the Village Garden, Whole Foods Market’s first community garden, will be used in the grocery store’s salad bar and cooking classes. A store in the Richmond, Va., metro area is giving the term â€śfarm to marketâ€ť a refreshing new meaning by becoming the first Whole Foods […]