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a cannery in every town!

this is the latest from Schoharie Co-op Cannery Hello, Everyone: I thought it would be a good idea to update everyone on Schoharie Co-op Cannery's status and progress, as well as to ask for a little help. A visit to our website will tell you what's happening:

Posted: July 1 2009
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retro-fitting + food production

Medium scale food processing. YES! we need more and better. May every PETSMART in america be converted into a smokehouse. Every walmart into a slaughterhouse Every Kmart into a farmers market May the retro-fitter install skylights and roof gardens. And may the parking lots become amphitheatres for local culture. here is a brilliant example of […]

Posted: June 26 2009
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Paisley Farm & Sweet Deliverance

Living in NYC and still without a CSA?  And don't have time to cook?  This is a rad partnership between Severine's landlords, Paisley Farm, and Sweet Deliverance, a NYC-based company which transforms farm-fresh, organic ingredients into deliciously wholesome meals and then delivers them to your home.

Posted: May 24 2009
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Biofuel Oasis

Good News from the Biofuel folks out in Berkeley... check out their opening tomorrow if you're in the area. FINALLY!!! After 9 months of labor we are very happy to announce the birth of the NEW BioFuel Oasis!!!! Our new station will open THIS FRIDAY, May 1st (International Worker's Day) at 1441 Ashby Avenue in […]

Posted: April 30 2009
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Hudson Valley Seed Library Happenings

The Hudson Valley Seed Library is rockin' & rollin' this Spring. Lots of events, tips & opportunities. Catch Ken Greene this weekend at the Brooklyn Food Conference - Greenhorns will be there too!

Posted: April 30 2009
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Our T-Shirts are here!

If you're on the mailing list, you already know this, but... Goat tshirts are in! Here are the nitty gritty details: - Organic bespoke cotton tee shirts in a short boxy cut that my stylish friends say is "very good". - Printed on the front is this beautiful image of a purple goat.  On the […]

Posted: April 2 2009
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Dirty Farmer Tees!

We met Grace, the creator of these awesome t-shirts, at the Georgia Organics Conference. Handmade and 100% recycled, they come in a variety of sizes, both men's and women's. Grace can try to take requests for colors as well. $10.00 each plus shipping & handling. Email orders to: [email protected]

Posted: March 28 2009
Read More Handbook

This is a great resource for Greenhorns and other think outside the box types... I am writing to tell you about a new book that hit the bookstores yesterday and is already #1 on Amazon's bestselling nonprofit books: Published by Penguin, the Idealist Handbook to Building a Better World was written for anyone who […]

Posted: March 10 2009
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New York Farmers Calendar

Here's a link to a beautiful calendar for 2009, celebrating local farms from Columbia County in Upstate New York. All of the profits from the calendar go to farm-to-table education for urban children. Here's the link to a virtual sample of the calendar, and more details about the project: A great holiday gift for […]

Posted: November 21 2008
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irresistible bling for the fleet: strida and xtracycle

We're not that into product endorsement. But this Strida collapsible bike is pretty cool, and we do claim to be an articulated mass of cyclists. Areaware just started distributing them in the US, and the best part about it is that you can fold up the Strida bike and put it in the back of […]

Posted: January 29 2008
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found food / dirt diving

Once you start looking, food is all around you, much of it as daily annoyances: blackberries, dandelions, pigeons and possum, deer, elk and porcupine. The Bear Deluxe Magazine, published by ORLO, an Oregon den of art + enviro-ethos, calls for your found recipes. "What about the fresh, free range and seasonably produced food sources that […]

Posted: January 16 2008