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April 03, 2009

Bagging Plastic Bags

Starting Saturday, May 23, 2009, Ferry Plaza vendors will only dispense bags that are fully compostable or recyclable. That’s right, no more fossil fuel-derived, landfill-clogging plastic bags. Plan ahead and BYOB!

March 27, 2009

A Closer Look at the Dirty Dozen

Environmental Working Group’s Dirty Dozen list provides a simple guide for shoppers with limited organic dollars, but their Clean 15 doesn’t say anything about the amount of pesticides used in their production.

February 06, 2009

Safety in Biodiversity

Biodiversity on the farm can help improve food safety, but misguided requirements to sterilize farmland could mean much less actual safety in the long run.

January 30, 2009

Carbon Farming

Can sustainable farming sequester carbon in the ground and help mitigate climate change? The Marin Carbon Project aims to find out.

January 02, 2009

Sustainability Resolutions

Every year, the farmers and food purveyors at the Ferry Plaza take steps toward becoming more sustainable. Here are just a few of the changes in the works for 2009.



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