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It starts in your backyard: Help the environment via native plants

WPSU radio’s Kelly Tunney ran a great story this morning about the importance of native plants in your garden, as they provide an important link in the ecosystem.

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{name} Posted by Jamie Oberdick on 06/16, 2014 at 11:15 AM

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A startup gardening service makes getting fresh vegetables easy

Originally published on the WPSU blog and broadcasted on WPSU-FM:

A new gardening concept is sprouting in Central Pennsylvania. Woody Wilson, a graduate of Penn State, took an idea he entered in an agriculture competition and made it his business. Wilson’s Home Farms gives State College area residents another way to bring local vegetables to their kitchen tables. WPSU intern Jessica Paholsky went along with Wilson to find out more.

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{name} Posted by Jamie Oberdick on 07/23, 2013 at 10:04 AM

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WPSU radio story asks: Can State College support a local food co-op store?

A few weeks ago, WPSU ran a story by Kate Lao Shaffner during Morning Edition on the new Friends & Farmers organization. We wrote about them back in early April. Their goal is to establish a co-op grocery store with local food here in State College.

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{name} Posted by Jamie Oberdick on 05/15, 2013 at 10:39 AM

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The Splendid Table Comes to WPSU-FM

We’re pleased to announce that starting November 6, the The Splendid Table with Lynne Rossetto Kasper will be joining the WPSU-FM line-up Sunday mornings at 11:00 a.m. (with The Thistle and Shamrock moving to Sundays at 8:00 p.m.).

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{name} Posted by Local Food Journey on 10/27, 2011 at 01:33 PM

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Penn State Meat Sale

While riding the bus to Innovation Park one morning, I saw a huge line of people standing outside a non-descript building. In my four years at Penn State, I never once paid any attention to this building, despite the fact that every football season I have walked past it on my way into Beaver Stadium. Outside there was a sign advertising a meat sale. Curious, I went online once I reached my destination and found what might be considered Penn State’s best kept secret. Almost every Friday during the Fall and Spring semesters, the Meat Laboratory holds a retail sale full of fresh cut, locally raised meat that is open to the public.

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{name} Posted by Michele Frank on 09/28, 2010 at 09:11 AM

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