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Here’s How EPIC Celebrates Earth Day, Every Day

Here’s How EPIC Celebrates Earth Day, Every Day

Every year on April 22, individuals and businesses come together for Earth Day, a celebration of sustainability and the environment. EPIC is one brand that’s no stranger to putting the planet first...

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Meet Our Meat (and Seafood): Thrive Market’s Program Is Creating a Better Food Future

Meet Our Meat (and Seafood): Thrive Market’s Program Is Creating a Better Food Future

When biologist Allan Savory gave the keynote address at Slow Food USA’s Slow Meat Symposium in 2014, he called agriculture “the most destructive industry in the world.”

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All The Signs Are Clear: It's Time to Reconsider Factory-Farmed Meat

All The Signs Are Clear: It's Time to Reconsider Factory-Farmed Meat

Are industrial meat’s chickens finally coming to roost? It certainly looks that way.

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Can Urban Farming Revitalize Detroit’s Lower East Side?

Can Urban Farming Revitalize Detroit’s Lower East Side?

The Great Recession was tougher on some cities than others. Take Detroit, for instance.

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The Simple Reason Junk Food Is So Cheap

The Simple Reason Junk Food Is So Cheap

Hate paying taxes every year? Trade in your suit and tie for a pair of overalls. Instead of handing over part of your hard-earned paycheck every April, you could get a handsome sum of money from th...

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19 European Countries Say No to GMOs

19 European Countries Say No to GMOs

One by one, European Union member states stepped out in defiance against Monsanto, Syngenta, Dow and the rest of the biotech mafia last week.

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Old MacDonald? That's Mrs. MacDonald These Days

Old MacDonald? That's Mrs. MacDonald These Days

If your idea of American agriculture is American Gothic—the classic painting of a farmer, his wife, and a pitchfork—it's time to think again. These days, it might be more accurate to paint an image...

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Americans Are Buying So Much Organic Food That We’re Running Out

Americans Are Buying So Much Organic Food That We’re Running Out

If you’re looking for proof that, increasingly, American consumers are growing tired of questionable, chemical-soaked food, look no further than the results of the 2014 organic survey, just release...

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Overalls and Instagrams: Small Farmers Get Social Media-Savvy

Overalls and Instagrams: Small Farmers Get Social Media-Savvy

Farmers are certainly not strangers to technology. From the invention and adoption of complex harvesting mechanisms decades ago to iPads in the fields tracking weather and crop yields, farmers have...

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Bad News for Consumers: DARK Act Moves Closer to Passing

Bad News for Consumers: DARK Act Moves Closer to Passing

America has spoken, but (surprise!) Congress isn't listening. A whopping 93 percent of Americans favor a law requiring foods containing genetically modified organisms to be labeled. But instead, la...

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