MNN Nest pledge: 'I will support my town's local and green businesses this year'
July 3, 2012, 8:31 a.m.
You can dramatically reduce your carbon footprint just by choosing products and services that are locally owned and produced.
How does a cash mob work? Infographic
June 11, 2012, 4:57 p.m.
Cash mobs are popping up worldwide, assembling en masse to shop at small businesses. With word spreading via social media, organized crowds are flooding local businesses, boosting morale and sales. Here's how to organize your own cash mob.
Most people want equal access for all to good food
May 24, 2012, 11:57 a.m. by Robin Shreeves
A new survey reveals that people want produce that is healthy, affordable, green and fair – and they want equal access for all.
Why local restaurants rarely sell local wines and other local food topics
May 11, 2012, 1:39 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
Restaurants that embrace locally sourced foods are slow to embrace local wines. Plus, Vermont comes in first in locavorism, and much more.
Cooking competition 'Around the World in 80 Plates' keeps it local, sustainable
May 9, 2012, 2:06 p.m. by Gerri Miller
Hosts Curtis Stone and Cat Cora do the same.
Food trucks bring 'something new' to modern weddings
April 11, 2012, 3:14 p.m. by Laura Moss
More and more couples are saving money and giving a boost to small businesses by having local food trucks cater their big day.