New Federal Planting Map Reflects Warming

The U.S. Department of Agriculture updated their colorful Plant Hardiness Zone Map, a useful tool for gardeners and researchers, which shows a warmer 21st century. Using better weather data and more interactive technology, the online map has 26 zones that are searchable by zip code. Entire states, including Ohio, Nebraska and Texas, are now in warmer zones.

http://planthardiness.ars.usda.gov/PHZMWeb/

http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,2105366,00.html

Stoneyfield Farm to Show Consumers What’s Really in Their Food in New Campaign

Stonyfield Farm launched a year-long “Know Your Food” campaign to help consumers understand the origins and ingredients of the food they eat. Visit their new website to go on a Know Your Food Journey, learn how food is produced, what’s in the things we eat, and how all of this impacts consumers, communities, and the planet.


http://www.iwillknowmyfood.com/#home