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Can organic food help you reduce your risk of cancer? A new study suggests the answer may be yes

Published: 
Tue, 10/23/2018 - 5:49pm

To reduce your risk of cancer, you know you should quit smoking, exercise regularly, wear sunscreen, and take advantage of screening tests. New research suggests another item might be added to this list: Choose organic foods over conventional ones.

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Nonprofit Helps California's Asian-American Farmers Grow Their Businesses

Published: 
Mon, 07/17/2017 (All day)

Growing up, Youa Yang did not envision himself taking over his family's business. 

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Small Farmers Creating a New Business Model as Agriculture Goes Local

Published: 
Mon, 07/02/2012 - 11:07am

SEATTLE — The cultivated rusticity of a farmers’ market, where dirt-dusted beets are status symbols and earnest entrepreneurs preside over chunks of cheese, is a part of weekend life in cities across the nation as the high days of the summer harvest approach.