Food

July 10, 2008, 9am PDT
<p>Vancouver's South East False Creek community is making the production of food one of the major aspects of its preparation for the 2010 Winter Olympics. Its emphasis on local food production is a model other cities may look to follow.</p>
BBC
May 16, 2008, 9am PDT
<p>Keeping land uses separate is like keeping the ingredients of pizza separate, according to Congress for New Urbanism President John Norquist. The result is an urban pie that doesn't taste as good as it could.</p>
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
April 28, 2008, 7am PDT
<p>That's how many are expected to inhabit the world by 2050. Experts worry over looming food shortages.</p>
The Christian Science Monitor
March 15, 2008, 1pm PDT
<p>This report from <em>Weekend America</em> talks with an urban food forager and looks at how to find food on the street in L.A.</p>
Weekend America
March 15, 2008, 5am PDT
<p>A severe drought in Australia has cut into the country's wheat production -- and pushed prices up all over the world.</p>
BBC
March 6, 2008, 12pm PST
<p>New York has become a concentration of the super-wealthy, and soaring real estate values are driving out supermarkets. Will street vendors be able to fill the gap?</p>
AlterNet
Blog post
September 23, 2007, 1pm PDT

The number of farmers’ markets has grown dramatically in the US over the past few years. The number increased by seven percent from 2005-2006 on top of the incredible 79 percent increase from 1994 to 2002. People love the festive atmosphere, the ability to meet the people who grow their food and the connection to the earth this experience provides, and the quality and freshness of the produce. Many patrons value local farmers’ markets as a means of lessening their impact on the earth by allowing them to eat more locally.

Yet in some places, farmers are abandoning the markets. They cite a number of reasons, including:

Lisa Feldstein
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