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While some toil under the silly impression they’re being watched over by some all-knowing, benevolent deity, professional internet scienticians proved years ago that it was, in fact, the lizard people who control our day-to-day lives and provide marching orders to our illuminati overlords. But what if—and I know this may be hard to believe—that were all a lie? What if every time you partied, you were unknowingly submitting yourself to some other cruel, mindless, fibrous master? What if we were slaves to… vegetables?

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How to Shop at the Farmers' Market

This is the third post in the GOOD Guide to Healthy Living and Eating, brought to you by GOOD with support from Naked Juice. Naked Juice drinks...

This is the third post in the GOOD Guide to Healthy Living and Eating, brought to you by GOOD with support from Naked Juice. Naked Juice drinks are made with one pound of all-natural fruit and veggies in every bottle with added boosts such as Vitamin B12, whey protein, and grape seed extract to help get you through a busy day.

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A 'Vertical Greenhouse' Could Make a Swedish City Self-Sufficient

Growing these plants in the city will make food production less costly both for the environment and for consumers.

The future of urban farming is under construction in Sweden as agricultural design firm Plantagon works to bring a 12-year-old vision to life: The city of Linköping will soon be home to a 17-story "vertical greenhouse."

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Food Studies: Grow-Your-Own Pizza in New Haven

Despite the culinary delights of Switzerland, Josh hurries back from break to make the first pizza of spring. Bonus photo of a cute asparagus tip!

Food Studies features the voices of volunteer student bloggers from a variety of different food- and agriculture-related programs at universities around the world. Don't miss Josh's first post, in which he described making lunch for Carlo Petrini, writing a paper on the oldest cookbook in the world, and blogging about his homemade vanilla extract.

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Feast Your Eyes: Uli Westphal's Archive of Non-standard Fruits, Roots, and Vegetables

Stunning photos of forked carrots and curvy cucumbers ask us to rethink how we perceive and classify food—and what that says about us.

Artist Uli Westphal has been working on his Mutato-Archive since 2006. It is, as he describes it: "a collection of non-standard fruits, roots, and vegetables found at Berlin's Farmers' Markets."

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The Week in Both Self-Evident and Counter-Intuitive Food News

People with children eat worse, heavy drinkers exercise more, and nearly everyone eats five fruits and vegetables a day, in their heads.

This week saw the publication of several reports on our frequently predictable and occasionally quite surprising relationship with food. On the "I could have told you that!" front was a study from Consumer Reports, which concluded that "Americans could be fooling themselves when it comes to healthy eating."

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