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If you build it ...

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By Unknown #2 September 1, 2009
Our neighbor, Chicago, is hailed worldwide for its architecture and public art. Tourists flock to Anish Kapoor's Cloud Gate (affectionately dubbed 'the bean') and let their kids splash about in the Millennium Park fountains, where jets of water stream from digital faces on giant brick slabs. Frank Gehry's design at the Pritzker Pavilion forms a glorious shell for performing arts groups, and the modern wing at the art institute is a marvelous new draw. Read more...
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Location, location, location

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By Unknown #2 September 2, 2009
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First Lady on film

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By Unknown #2 September 3, 2009
"The garden is really an important introduction to what I hope will be a new way to how the country thinks about food ... and I also want to encourage people to think about doing more family meals," Mrs. Obama says. "We've found that we've been able to do that, and part of the message is that if the President of the United States can sit down with his family and have dinner, hopefully more families find the time to do the same thing." Read more...
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One for the (long) weekend

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By Unknown #2 September 4, 2009
Many of us (the lucky ones) have three days off to look forward to starting tomorrow, and with fall just around the corner, we're betting the luckiest of us will spend as much time outdoors as possible. One last hurrah before the chill creeps in! Read more...
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'Eat in' for healthier school meals, then see Michael Pollan!

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By Unknown #2 September 4, 2009
August's issue of the Exchange magazine included a story highlighting the sorry state of the meals served to our children in schools. With the child nutrition act on the congressional table, so to speak, slow food advocates are pushing for some meaningful reform, with fresh produce on the school menu. Read more...
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Van Jones' departure creates ruckus

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By Unknown #2 September 8, 2009
While many of us were enjoying our last weekend of the summer, Van Jones was resigning from his position as advisor for the White House Council on Environmental Quality. Read more...
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Government rolls out food safety web site

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By Unknown #2 September 9, 2009
Speaking at the Consumer Federation of America's food policy conference in Washington D.C. today, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced a new government web site devoted to food safety. Read more...
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Organizers take big step toward book co-op's success

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By Unknown #2 September 11, 2009
The Shorewood/Northshore Community Book Co-op announced that it has secured a temporary location for its projected Nov. 1 book store opening. The Community Book Co-op will occupy the space previously occupied by the Harry W. Schwartz book store at 4093 N. Oakland Ave. Read more...
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Breaking bread with the First Chef

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By Unknown #2 September 14, 2009
Men's Health magazine is covering a topic this month that applies to men, women and children... healthy eating. And the author of the article in question went straight to the top to get answers on how to achieve it; he went to the White House where he broke bread with President Obama's chef, Sam Kass. Read more...
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Foodie bad boy rolls into town

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By Unknown #2 September 14, 2009
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Verizon apologizes for coal sponsorship

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By Unknown #2 September 15, 2009
Can you hear me now? Verizon finally answers yes to that question, posed by 47 faith and conservation organizations who sent a joint letter of complaint over the company's sponsorship of a rally hosted by the West Virginia coal industry. Read more...
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Alterra wants to see your shirt

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By Unknown #2 September 15, 2009
If you live in Milwaukee, chances are you either own an Alterra t-shirt or two, or you know someone who does. They are becoming ubiquitous. And Alterra knows this, so they asked people to send them their Alterra-wear photos, preferably taken somewhere else. Like China. Or London. As if Alterra wasn't cool enough... Read more...
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A greener shade of white

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By Unknown #2 September 15, 2009
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First Fruit, First Veggies, First Customer!

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By Unknown #2 September 17, 2009
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Organic producers hurt by 'natural' competitors

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By Unknown #2 September 18, 2009
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Food slam!

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By Unknown #2 September 21, 2009
If you like food, you like design, and you like free radio, then you'll want to grab some tickets for WMSE's 7th annual Food Slam, which pretty much involves food-tasting, mingling and a silent auction ... with music. Local purveyors of delicious food fare will be there, from Maxie's Southern Comfort to Nanakusa Japanese Restaurant, from Rishi Tea to Stonefly Brewing Company, and many more (including Outpost!). Read more...
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Plant a tree, get a t-shirt or tote

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By Unknown #2 September 21, 2009
Looking for something to do this weekend? Laacke & Joys is hosting a hike and tree-planting from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. Seems like a good opportunity for giving the kids a learning experience as well as some outdoor exercise. Read more...
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Live from New York... The Age of Stupid premiers tonight

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By Unknown #2 September 21, 2009
The Age of Stupid is opening around the U.S. tonight. We've already blogged about the part-fiction, part-documentary commentary on global warming and what we are not doing to stop it or slow it down. Read more...
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Empty school building may become hot spot for urban agriculture

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By Unknown #2 September 22, 2009
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Michael Pollan speaks in Madison

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By Unknown #2 September 23, 2009
Michael Pollan, author of The Omnivore's Dilemma and writer for the New York Times Magazine, is in Madison this week, to attend the Food For Thought Festival, and to speak at some UW-Madison events. Read more...
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