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In this issue...
• PAGE 4: PACE Solar Funding Programs in Peril
• PAGE 5: Another Reason to Eat Less Meat
• PAGE 5: SF Mandates Phone-Radiation Disclosure
• PAGE 6: Urban Gardening Made Easy
• VIDEO WEB EXCLUSIVE: Get Started with the Garden Girl (urban gardening how-to videos)
• PAGE 8: New Social Investment Opportunities
• PAGE 11: New USA-made "Cotton of the Carolinas" T-shirt Line
• PAGE 14: Organic or Local?
• PAGE 18: Making Good Food Available to All
• PAGE 19: How to do Organic on the Cheap
• PAGE 21: "Organic or Conventional?": the Wallet Card
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|Organic or Local?|
You walk into the grocery store, wanting to buy some Granny Smith apples for a pie you're planning to bake. You find there are two types -- organic apples from across the country, or apples from a local farm that uses chemical pesticides and herbicides. Which do you choose?
It's a conundrum we've all faced at one time or another; in this issue, our editors consult with the experts, and offer Green America's take on this issue. (Bonus: a clip-out "Organic or Conventional" wallet card to remind you as you shop which items are most important to puchase organic.)
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