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sustainable agriculture

Earth's Bounty: Federal Agriculture Research Lab Slated to Be Cut

Grass-fed beef and meats from other animals raised on pastures are becoming more popular.

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Earth's Bounty: Is Eating Locally the Best Way to Reduce Greenhouse Gases?

We hear from two experts on the environmental impacts of food purchases, and why the movement to buy local might not be taking into accou

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Earth's Bounty: Meet Greg Boulos, New Sustainable Ag Leader

Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture works to make small farms prosper in an environmentally friendly way.

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News Analysis: The Food Crisis

Food prices keep rising here and abroad.

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Introducing a NEW Feature: Earth's Bounty

Our new segment called Earth's Bounty focuses on the intersection between food and the environment.

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Earth's Bounty: Local, Organic, Fair Foods Pioneer Frances Moore Lappe'

In 1971, Frances Moore Lappe wrote that eating a lot of meat was like driving a Cadillac.

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Passing on Farming Traditions: The Pittsburgh Environmental Oral History Project

The Allegheny Front is traveling across the region this year talking with people about what inspires their love of nature and Pennsylvani

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Earth's Bounty: Conservation Groups Want Piece of Farm Bill Pie

The Farm Bill is moving through Congress this summer.

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Earth's Bounty: Young Couple Gets a Hand from Experienced Farmers

The average age of the U.S. farmer is about 55 years old. And a dwindling number of farmers are entering the field.

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Earth's Bounty: Rhubarb, Ramps, and Ferns On Spring Table

Table Magazine's Editor and Publisher Christina French chats with The Allegheny Front's Jennifer Szweda Jordan about springtime

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