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Food and Faith

Does local food cost more?

People often say farmers market food is too expensive. The authors of Eat Local Challenge are intent on debunding this myth with their Penny-Wise Eat Local Challenge, launched last week. The challenge is to eat on a budget based on…

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Where do you buy food?

And does it matter? Maybe you get your food from more than one source? Millions go straight to Wal-Mart, the largest retailer in the world. Wal-Mart gets a lot of flack, but if we could make it greener, more just……

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Fair Trade Coffee Cupping from Bolivia

Slurping a Cup of Fair Trade If you’ve never witnessed “coffee cupping,” this is a great introduction. This process is the reason why some coffee can taste so fabulous. View the 6-minute audio/ visual slideshow for a fascinating look at…

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A better farm bill

“If you eat, you can’t afford to yawn!” “Oh yeah?” (Yawn…) Just give me a chance here. It was a rain-drenched Friday afternoon, and people gathered at Bellarmine University in Louisville to learn everything they could about the Farm Bill….

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