May 13th, 2014
11:15 AM ET
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In the aftermath of the massive Rim Fire that started in August 2013 near Yosemite National Park, rare and expensive morel mushrooms have hunters on the prowl.
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Filed under: Disaster • Environment • Foraging • Heat • Local Food


Clean, green dining for Earth Day and beyond
April 22nd, 2014
09:00 AM ET
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April 22 is Earth Day, and there's no better way to start celebrating and protecting the planet than by taking a closer look at what's on your plate.

We're challenging everyone we know to grow one thing - just one thing - that they can eat, and of course, we're putting our money where our mouth is and planting a garden, ourselves.

You could also consider joining a CSA (that's community supported agriculture), buying direct at a farmers market, staying as local as possible, keeping a close eye on the origins of your seafood or supporting chefs who are doing the right things for the environment.

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Filed under: Earth Day • Local Food • Sustainability


April 15th, 2014
08:00 PM ET
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Hitting the grocery store is getting more costly.

Beef prices are at a record high, and the cost of other staples, such as milk, butter, eggs, fruit and vegetables are climbing. With a severe drought ravaging farms across most of California, prices are at risk of shooting significantly higher this year.
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Filed under: Business and Farming News • Disaster • Drought • Environment • Farms


Holy guacamole, enough with the panicking!
March 5th, 2014
04:30 PM ET
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Could guacamole and some salsas become victims of global warming? Possibly, says Chipotle Mexican Grill.

The restaurant chain, in an annual report, listed drought and global weather change among a long list of business risks faced by the company.
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Filed under: Chipotle • Climate Change • Fast Food • Shortages • Sustainability


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