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    June 14, 2013

    PuraVegan Adds New Breakfast and Lunch Hours, New Menu Items

    For some vegan and vegetarian-friendly options, head out to PuraVegan (307 Belt Avenue; 314-932-5144) and try some new menu items as well as crowd favorites. The gluten-free specialty café (not to mention yoga studio) recently shifted its limited dinner-only hours to include daytime breakfast and l ... More >>

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    March 24, 2011

    Monsanto's Roundup-Ready Alfalfa = Goodbye Organic Beef and Dairy, Says New Lawsuit

    Image viaWill Roundup-Ready alfalfa render natural alfalfa extinct? ​Environmental groups and organic farmers alike have slapped the USDA with a lawsuit for its greenlighting of Monsanto's Roundup-Ready alfalfa grass earlier this year.The plaintiffs -- which include the Center for Food Safety and ... More >>

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    January 10, 2011

    Germany Faces Contaminated Meat Woes

    The U.S. isn't the only country with food safety issues. The Agence France-Presse reports that contaminated animal feed in Germany has led South Korea to ban Germany pork and Slovakia to ban German poultry. Russia may be next to refuse German meat. The countries are concerned about elevated levels o ... More >>

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    January 7, 2011

    Tyson Foods Visionary Dies.

    Donald J. Tyson, who turned his father's Arkansas chicken business into one of the largest meat producers in the world, died yesterday. He was 80 years old. The New York Times has his obituary, featuring the story of Tyson Foods' massive growth under Mr. Tyson. He retired in 1994, but not before fin ... More >>

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    October 18, 2010

    Wash. U. Building Among World's Greenest

    image viaIt's alive!!! Sorry, it's just a Living Building.​The Living Learning Center at Washington University's Tyson Research Center has just been designated one of the first the first two Living Buildings by the International Living Building Institute (ILBI), the most rigorous green buildi ... More >>

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    October 5, 2010

    Giant Organic Egg Farms Come Under Fire

    Not all organic eggs are created equal. Mother Jones looks at organic factory egg farms, which have been investigated by the Cornucopia Institute, an organic foods advocacy group. They've filed a complaint against farms for violating organic standards, and exposes the eleven major organic egg produc ... More >>

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    June 7, 2010

    Colin Beaven, the Man Who Lived Without Electricity in Manhattan, Speaks Tonight at Schlafly Branch of St. Louis Public Library

    Image: Copyright CyberStern.comColin Beaven will be at the Schlafly Branch of St. Louis Public Library tonight.​Not content with just biking to work or going on a recycling crusade, Colin Beavan, author of No Impact Man lived for a year in the strictest green lifestyle. That meant eating organical ... More >>

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    April 26, 2010

    The Morning Brew: 4.26

    Although a $1.5 billion settlement was reached months ago for discriminated African-American farmers, the plaintiffs have yet to see the money. Roland S. Martin of CNN gives his take on the situation, and how the history of American racism has affected black farmers. The food safety bill's still ... More >>

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    April 21, 2010
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    February 10, 2010

    Crossroads Becomes Sixth School in Nation to Earn Highest LEED Certification

    Crossroads' new science and library building.​Good news St. Louis: Now you can send your children to a school that's as environmentally friendly as the one where Barack and Michelle Obama send their daughters. That's right. Crossroads College Preparatory School was recently awarded a platinum LEED ... More >>

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    October 29, 2008

    The Green Dream

    This house will show you the way

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    September 10, 2008

    Presto Pesto

    Lean, green and pretty tasty, actually

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    August 6, 2008

    Fig-get Me Not

    Love of food improves the world

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    September 19, 2007
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    February 14, 2007