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ConsumerWatch: Which Produce Items Are Worth Buying Organic?

A lot of us spend our shopping time wondering whether it’s worth spending extra money for organically grown fruits and vegetables. An environmental group is offering advice with a list of products that contin the most and least chemicals.

09/27/2012

Greens from Ectopia Farms (ectopiafarms.com)

KCBS Cover Story: Silicon Valley Execs Try To Revolutionize Farming

In this KCBS Cover Story, reporter Margie Shafer tours Ecopia Farms in Campbell, which is taking urban farming to a warehouse.

08/02/2012

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Best Bay Area Farmers’ Markets By County

Farmers’ markets have exploded in the Bay Area. The team from Eye on the Bay has sampled the goods at many of the best, and compiled this list of their favorites in each county. If […]

KPIX 5–10/04/2011

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NorCal Farm Issues Lettuce Recall Over Listeria Contamination

A Northern California farm that issued a voluntary lettuce recall over listeria contamination concerns said its notice has gone out to 19 states and Canada.

10/03/2011

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Narsai David Recipes and Reviews: Week of June 6th

KCBS Food and Wine Editor Narsai David samples wines, visits restaurants, tests kitchen tools, and creates recipes that are easy for the everyday cook. Here are some of his reports from this week.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/13/2011

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San Francisco Assemblywoman Drafts ‘Eat Local, Buy California Grown Day’ Resolution

A resolution by San Francisco Assemblywoman Fiona Ma would help local farms and the local economy as well.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/12/2011

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Washing Produce Won’t Necessarily Get Rid of E. Coli

One food safety expert says washing produce isn’t necessarily the solution to getting rid of E. coli if it’s grown in contaminated water.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/04/2011

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Narsai David Recipes and Reviews: Week of May 9th

KCBS Food and Wine Editor Narsai David samples wines, visits restaurants, tests kitchen tools, and creates recipes that are easy for the everyday cook. Here are some of his reports from this week.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/16/2011

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Bay Area Farmers Race Against Approaching Cold

The cold weather hitting the Bay Area this weekend with promises of snow-capped mountains could turn into a killing freeze for local growers rushing to protect what’s in and above the ground.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/24/2011

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Narsai David Recipes and Reviews: Week of January 31st

KCBS Food and Wine Editor Narsai David samples wines from Australia and Napa, reviews flat breads and toffee, and discusses egg safety.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/31/2011

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