Last Week in the Blogosphere

uncommongroundsUncommon Ground had a successful “soil turning” day (you can see photos of the event here).

The Slow Cook discusses the problem of farmed salmon and an alternative for consumers; they also posted an article from a citizen in Portland, Oregon who started their own community garden in an unused lot; and discussed their new compost pile.

Fresh Taste began a new blog, and has already discussed several topics, including the opening of Dill Pickle Food Co-Op in Logan Square.

The Local Beet has a story on Food and Water Watch’s “School Milk” campaign.

Homegrown Evolution points to a new Internet tool, Veggie Trader, for distributing and trading excess produce.

The Red Tomato report, Feeding Ourselves: Strategies for a New Illinois Food System, is now available online.

Congratulations to Growing Home’s Harry Rhodes and Orrin Williams, winners of Chicago Magazine’s Green Awards!

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