May 2012

New Agtivist: Meg Paska runs Brooklyn’s first urban farm pop-up

It’s a dreamy combination of hipster clichés: an urban farming-themed pop-up store made of salvaged materials. In Brooklyn. Maybe that’s why, when Hayseed’s Big City Farm Supply opened at the beginning of April, founder Meg Paska thought, “we’re going to get mocked.” But mockery did n
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Survey says Americans want more fruits and veggies for everyone

If you’ve noticed more carrot-crunching, more orange-peeling, and an abundance of leafy green salads lately, it’s probably not a coincidence. As The Washington Post reported earlier this week, Americans eat more fresh foods than they did five years ago. The WaPo story was based on a n
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