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The Green Sports Movement’s Next Horizon: Game-Day Food

The green sports movement’s next great horizon lies in the lifecycle of food, the environmental impact of producing it and fans' relationship to…
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3p Weekend: 10 Hottest Headlines of the Year

Did you miss out on any of the year's biggest news? There's only one way to find out. Give that inbox a break,…
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‘Organic Ready’ Corn: The Fight to Stop GMO Cross-Pollination

Frank Kutka, the maker of Organic Ready, is out to save organic corn. Oddly enough, he is doing it by an old-fashioned, home-grown…
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Chipotle’s Shortage of Naturally-Raised Pork Highlights Problems

Chipotle stopped serving pork at hundreds of its restaurants back in January due to a shortage of naturally-raised pork. The fast food chain’s…
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Forget Hillary Clinton 2016: Vote Jessica Alba For President

Dollar voting is an effective strategy to influence SMEs and corporations to produce healthier, more sustainable products. The Honest Company, founded by actress…
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Healthy Corners Program Tackles Urban Food Deserts

The Healthy Corners program distributes fresh produce to small corner stores in 'food deserts' that can try selling it at a profit with…
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Boomers’ Sustainability Diet: How I Lost 20 Pounds

3p correspondent Bill Roth used sustainability principles to get healthy, lose 20 pounds and keep it off. He documented his experience -- and…
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Why We Can’t Afford to Drop the Push for Organic Food

Organic food production is expensive. It's time consuming, more labor intensive and just plain difficult. So wouldn't it be easier and more effective…
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Natural Food Expo: Consumers Demand Healthy Convenience

The food industry’s revenue growth is now being driven by a consumer mega-shift from fast foods to healthy convenience food.
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Honest Tea Increases Organic Purchases and Fair Trade Premiums

Honest Tea increase organic ingredient purchases by 13 percent, and increased its Fair Trade premiums by 19 percent.
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Target Puts Bullseye on Your Organic Food Dollar

Target's Simply Balanced collection, scheduled for a full rollout next month, will have an assortment of about 250 products. Nearly half of the…
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Consumers Increasingly Skeptical of Green Products? Maybe Not.

While a new GfK study shows a pushback among consumers when it comes to paying premium for green products, empirical data shows a…
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Growing Green – and Community – in DC

From (a)pples to(Z)ipcars, the Washington, DC metro area has been experiencing a “green” transformation. With the upcoming DC Green Festival now in its…
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Food: “As Close as You Can Get to Someone Without Having Sex With Them”

“I don’t think anyone has ever cooked on the TED stage before,” said Bi-Rite Market founder Sam Mogannam, standing before a cart overflowing with…
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Spanish Researchers Find Organic Tomatoes Have More Nutrients

The debate about whether organic food has more nutrients might be finally settled, at least in the case of tomatoes.