Boston Globe: Heartfelt editorial about the need to save the beautiful monarch butterfly and the milkweed — the only plant on which it lays eggs — from extinction. Both are quickly disappearing from the American landscape.
BBC News: Language experts claim that cows (at least English cows) have regional accents. One farmer reports that his cows moo with a Somerset drawl.
Common Ground magazine: Why organic food is more expensive.
Orange County Register: Thanks to one conscientious food-services director, the Anaheim Convention Center is starting to serve more sustainable food.
Arcata Eye: Demand for organic food and farming is increasing in northern California's Humboldt County.