Food For Thought (And Action!) Program

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In all, 366 households pledged, an outstanding response. Ninety-two percent felt more informed, 95% fulfilled all or some of their pledge and 94% planned to continue the actions…

Innovative Uses of Compost: Using Microorganisms Instead of Pesticides for Farming

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Although there are no clear results concerning the effect this had on the farming community, according to the Environmental Protection Agency, more and more farmers are decreasing…

Feather River Water and Air Quality Project

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As a result of the Feather River Water and Air Quality Project, there were significant water savings due to improved irrigation practises. While specific results were not…

Urban Sustainability

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Richard Knaub October 06, 2005 10:32 AM

The City of Boulder Colorado has released its briefing paper on Community Sustainability and has posted proposed language for inclusion into its Comprehensive plan for addressing…

Local Food

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Alain Godbout Halifax October 07, 2005 12:39 PM

Would you know of literature, case studies or any resources for promoting consumer interest in local agricultural products? I believe this would be an effective use of CBSM.

Promoting Consumer Commitment to Local Food

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Alain Godbout Halifax October 12, 2005 04:47 PM

Would you know of literature, case studies or any resources for promoting consumer commitment to purchasing local agricultural products? Local food products require much less fuel…

Identifying Barriers to Reducing Weed and Feed Use

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Tom Bird Waterloo October 26, 2005 12:16 PM

Hello,

I am wondering if anyone knows of research that has examined barriers related to reducing weed and feed use. I am coordinating a pesticide reduction initiative for the…

Pesticide Articles

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Unknown November 07, 2005 09:16 PM

I just learned of two articles on pesticides via another listserv. Thought others might like to know of these as well: Keesling, Garland; Kaynama, Shohreh A.: An exploratory…

Residential Pesticide Reduction Report

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Unknown November 28, 2005 09:26 AM

Below is a link to a report on best practices for reducing residential pesticide use. The report was prepared by Jay Kassirer and the Canadian Center for Pollution Prevention.…

Effective Pesticide Use Reduction Activities

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Rod Miller January 04, 2006 02:16 PM

Please contact me if you have implemented effective (verifiable) pesticide use reduction programs within communities.

Thanks
Rod Miller

Environmental Specialist
City of…

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