Food

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Kevin Maas from Farm Power Northwest gives us a tour of his anaerobic methane digestion facility and explains how his beneficial relationship with local dairy farmers. See Kevin's pitch on the technology here: http://community.planetforward.org/... Read More
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Kevin Maas from Farm Power Northwest LLC in Mt. Vernon, WA explains why he thinks using manure for energy via anaerobic methane digestion is an important source of alternative energy. Find out more about the process and Kevin's plant at www.... Read More
A Congressional briefing on capturing and using renewable biogas from urban and agricultural waste streams to help address our nation’s climate, energy, and resource management challenges.
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Most everyone has heard of ethanol from corn, but what about ethanol from trees? That's what Colorado-based ZeaChem, Inc. are planning to do with a new plant opening in Boardman, Oregon. The plant, which will produce 250,000 gallons of ethyl acetate... Read More
We know eating locally and organically is a healthier lifestyle, but did you also know that doing so can help reduce your carbon footprint? Not only does it contribute to a healthier lifestyle and planet, but eating locally and organically also... Read More
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Planet Forward host, Frank Sesno, interviews the producer/director of the PBS documentary, "Food, Inc.", Robert Kenner. Food, Inc. premieres on PBS, April 21.
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Planet Forward host, Frank Sesno, poses questions from the Planet Forward community to Robert Kenner, producer/director of the film Food, Inc. Food, Inc. premieres as a part of the P.O.V. independent film series April 21 on local PBS stations around... Read More
Ever wonder how many miles your food travels before it makes its way into your home? Check out this fun video that shows the surprisingly long journey a carton of eggs must take to get to your local grocery store.
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Why algae can work as a form of alternative energy
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Richard Sakuma of Sakuma Bros. Farms talks about the need for incentives in the agriculture industry for farmers to move away from fossil fuels.

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