Eat Local http://kplu.org en Seattle councilman wants you to eat more locally-grown food http://kplu.org/post/seattle-councilman-wants-you-eat-more-locally-grown-food <p>Locally grown foods are better for the environment; it takes fewer resources and produces fewer greenhouse gases to get them from farm to table.</p><p>And<a href="http://www.farmland.org/documents/AFTPlantingTheSeedsF.pdf"> a new report</a> indicates that people in western Washington could pretty easily more than double their consumption of local foods.</p> Wed, 02 Jan 2013 13:01:00 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 7447 at http://kplu.org Seattle councilman wants you to eat more locally-grown food Seattle celebrates Amazon.com's new headquarters in South Lake Union neighborhood http://kplu.org/post/seattle-celebrates-amazoncoms-new-headquarters-south-lake-union-neighborhood <p>One of Seattle&#39;s most famous employers is moving. City leaders are celebrating&hellip;because online-retailing giant <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Locations-Careers/b/ref=amb_link_5763692_4?ie=UTF8&amp;node=239366011&amp;pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&amp;pf_rd_s=left-4&amp;pf_rd_r=06ACEX0Z6NC4AKRA6QYE&amp;pf_rd_t=101&amp;pf_rd_p=1273688042&amp;pf_rd_i=239364011">Amazon.com</a> is only moving a few miles across town.&nbsp;</p><p>The new headquarters complex is large enough to house several thousand employees.</p> Wed, 23 Mar 2011 00:00:22 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 1053 at http://kplu.org Seattle celebrates Amazon.com's new headquarters in South Lake Union neighborhood Forest-to-Table is latest twist on “Eat Local” movement http://kplu.org/post/forest-table-latest-twist-%E2%80%9Ceat-local%E2%80%9D-movement <p>One of the catch phrases of the local food movement is “farm-to-table” -- eating food grown nearby. Now small forest owners want to join the local food party. And no, they’re not talking about feeding you sawdust. Instead, local forest products include edible mushrooms, berries, and a salad green called miner’s lettuce.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 08 Dec 2010 16:26:22 +0000 Tom Banse 310 at http://kplu.org Forest-to-Table is latest twist on “Eat Local” movement