Friday, May 14, 2010

The Morning Brew: 5.14

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Raw milk advocates protest on Boston Commons, complete with cows. The Atlantic reports that even though Massachusetts is one of the 28 states where raw milk sales are legal, proponents are displeased that it's only legal to purchase raw milk directly from farmers because of control by corporate dairies.

Rabbit's the latest trendy meat, and The Oregonian has the scoop on the state's burgeoning bunny industry.

One Chicago neighborhood becomes the first to offer curbside food recycling. The Chicago Tribune reports that 300 homes in the Fox Point neighborhood will have the option of leaving all the rotting junk in their refrigerators for pick-up. The scraps will be taken to a composting facility. If enough people - 20-30 percent - participate and make the program cost effective, it will be the next step in recycling.

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