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A Pigeon in Every Cart:  Wading Through Food Waste in California

A Pigeon in Every Cart: Wading Through Food Waste in California

| April 6, 2010 | 2 Comments

Nonetheless, the organized mopping up of waste, the gardens and the webs of community activity materializing amongst these efforts — they coincide with a cultural shift — certainly in the Bay Area, and, to some extent, nation-wide, in large cities — pushing back to a time when food production was not industrialized, when pathways from farms to tables were clearer, more straightforward and less harmful to the environment.

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Free, Whole, Foods

Free, Whole, Foods

| December 1, 2009 | 2 Comments

The free samples — cheese cubes with toothpicks, tiny paper cups of soup, chips with dips, and so forth — make shopping for groceries a lot more fun than trolling malls for mattresses, knee braces, and power tools. You know this because — at least from time to time — you’ve done it too.
In San Francisco, however, Whole Foods is by far the best destination for handouts. At least that’s what I once thought.

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