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Here’s a great multimedia piece on PRI’s the world: Immigrants in New Hampshire are creating an unlikely ethnic food hub.

Here’s a great multimedia piece on PRI’s the world: Immigrants in New Hampshire are creating an unlikely ethnic food hub.

This is all-around pretty lovely. 

World Food Day

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In celebration of World Food Day on 16 October 2014, we have put together a collection of free content and recommended books on all things related to the economics of food. Hover over the image above to learn more or check out a free collection of online content and recommended reading on the topic of Agricultultural Economics, Farming, and Climate Change.

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Celebrate UNICEF’s World Food Day by donating to your local food pantry, free meal provider, or other human service provider. Then, sit back & think about where your food comes from, how it got to you, and who didn’t get it.

Celebrate UNICEF’s World Food Day by donating to your local food pantry, free meal provider, or other human service provider. Then, sit back & think about where your food comes from, how it got to you, and who didn’t get it.

PureWow has made the best damn pumpkin soup—a very French style that would be impossible not to enjoy.

Obviously I need Edible French. Check out this write-up on it in the Times.

Obviously I need Edible French. Check out this write-up on it in the Times.

Seattle leads the way out of Columbus Day.
Data from the US Department of Agriculture suggests that the US food system required at least 14 calories of energy to deliver a single calorie of food in 2007 once losses due to waste and spoilage were accounted for…

Energy, Diminishing Returns and the Future of Food by Eric L. Garza

Source was data from Energy Use in the U.S. Food System, P. Canning et al, 2010, United States Department of Agriculture, and from the United States Department of Agriculture’s Food Availability (Per Capita) Data System.

tree identification chart

tree identification chart

CITYLAB gives us a glimpse of what it would mean for bikes to get as much space as cars—which is a glimpse at the arrogance of space & the privilege of cars.

CITYLAB gives us a glimpse of what it would mean for bikes to get as much space as cars—which is a glimpse at the arrogance of space & the privilege of cars.

Cider Fest happened on Saturday.
I took pictures.

Cider Fest happened on Saturday.

I took pictures.

Cider Fest happened on Saturday.
I took pictures.

Cider Fest happened on Saturday.

I took pictures.

Cider Fest happened on Saturday.
I took pictures.

Cider Fest happened on Saturday.

I took pictures.

Check out this glorious animated chart of North American butterflies from Tabletop Whale.