06 Oct '11, 2pm

Kickstarting on-demand heirloom produce via @grist

Kickstarting on-demand heirloom produce via @grist

Ajo Rojo garlic. Photo: Anne Nester For those who like to get lost in the vast world of heirloom fruits and vegetables, the first National Heirloom Exposition , held mid-September in Santa Rosa, Calif., didn't disappoint. The three-day event -- which drew seasoned farmers, seed savers, edible educators, and backyard growers -- included an exhibition hall filled with an impressive array of heirloom produce from farms and gardens around the country, including rare and exotic pumpkins, tomatoes, melons, and peppers. The expo also featured heritage farm animal breeds, chefs demos, expert speakers, heirloom food tastings, and a seed exchange. For the innovators behind a soon-to-launch project called Pollin8r, it was the perfect place to get the word out. This two-pronged project will include both an open-access photo bank of heirloom produce, dubbed Food Foto Bank , and Pollin8...

Full article: http://www.grist.org/sustainable-farming/2011-10-05-heirl...

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treehugger.com 05 Oct '11, 8pm

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Solid account in Grist of my somewhat frustrating Edible Education session with Wal-Mart tuesday.

Solid account in Grist of my somewhat frustrati...

grist.org 06 Oct '11, 7pm

From left to right: Michael Pollan, Walmart's Jack Sinclair, Jib Ellison, Walmart's sustainability consultant, and Edible ...

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greentechmedia.com 07 Oct '11, 5pm

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Bikes playing a big role in protest movements via @ellyblue @grist

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grist.org 06 Oct '11, 11am

Bikes can be effective tools in protests. Photo: Dan Nguyen Recent weeks have seen the massive, multi-day protests spread ...