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    As we are going through the tasks of caring for our vegetable gardens, it is a great time to find some ways we can not only grow amazing organic food, but also find ways we can grow a bit greener. I don't mean lush growth exactly, I mean do a little more to recycle, reuse and repurpose items...
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    Dear EarthTalk: What effects do fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides used on residential lawns or on farms have on nearby water bodies like rivers, streams-or even the ocean for those of us who live near the shore? -- Linda Reddington, Manahawkin, NJ To read the full article, please visit...
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    Here is an article written by Stephanie Rogers over at Mother Nature Network (www.mnn.com) that discusses what the U.S. government is trying to do with organic gardening and food safety. There are two pieces of legislation that have been proposed in order to deal with food safety issues stemming...
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    A new piece of legislation was introduced to the U.S. Congress several months ago called The Food Safety Modernization Act of 2009, or also known as H.R. 875. In short, this bill would create a new department, The Food Safety Administration, that would be within the existing Department of Health...
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