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Archive for December 2014

December 5, 2014

 

baby food

Author Amy Bentley, Chef/Rancher Partnership, Turkey Soup

Amy Bentley follows trends in baby food, from invention to today. Indiana rancher develops relationship with local restaurants. And, a profile of Tom Vilsack.

December 12, 2014

 

filet of cooked salmon

Salmon Croquettes, Food Entrepreneur Judy Wicks, Kettle Corn

For Judy Wicks, running a restaurant was more about doing right by her community than about profits. Salmon croquettes on the menu. Local food goes high tech.

December 18, 2014

 

mistletoe on apple trees

Claudia Roden, Mistletoe Loves Apple Trees, Fire-Roast Duck

Claudia Roden wrote food books long before it was trendy. Daniel Orr cooks duck and parsnip soup. Mistletoe gets cozy with apple trees. US grain on the move.

December 1, 2014

 

brussels sprouts

Spicy Habanero And Maple Brussels Sprouts

Sweet, spicy and salty. This dish gives your palate a little bit of everything!

December 2, 2014

 

cows in a snowy pasture

For Ranchers, A Grass Land Rush

Drought caused ranchers to cull herds, pushing up prices for cattle. Higher prices give ranchers incentive to raise more calves and creates a grassland rush.

December 7, 2014

 

chris vosters selling kettle corn

Chris Vosters Find Comfort In Selling Kettle Corn

As farmer Chris Vosters navigates through the later stages of her life, she remains dedicated to serving her customers and cooking kettle corn.

December 8, 2014

 

chickens eating out of a bowl in the snow

What’s For Dinner This Winter In The Coop?

Pay a little extra attention to your chicken’s winter diet and you should have a strong bird that will start laying eggs in the spring.

December 8, 2014

 

Farm workers picking broccoli in Oregon

Immigration Order Affecting Farm Workers Under Siege

Seventeen states want to block an immigration order that advocates say would lift fear of deportation for up to 450,000 undocumented farm workers.

December 9, 2014

 

Candy Cap Latte

Crafting Tea Culture One Cup At A Time

Townshend's Tea Company is steeped in tea culture with "decidedly Portland" ingredients.

December 9, 2014

 

big mac

McDonald’s Posts Sales Decline For 13th Consecutive Month

Americans are increasingly turning away from the Big Mac and to higher quality, "fast casual" options.

December 10, 2014

 

Onions displayed at a farmer's market

Louisville To Turn Food Desert Into Food Hub

Planners are hammering out the details of an ambitious food hub in Louisville, Kentucky aimed at fertilizing a budding local food system.

December 13, 2014

 

fresh cinnamon caramel donut

Rise’n Roll Bakery Adds Locations, Keeps Family Traditions

Each of the Rise 'n Roll Bakery locations share an important thing in common -- the Bontrager's family recipes.

December 15, 2014

 

ChocolateChipotlePumpkinPie

Chocolate-Chipotle Pumpkin Pie

This gluten-free and vegan chocolate pumpkin pie has just the right amount of sweetness and heat.

December 15, 2014

 

workers stocking food at a food bank

A Year Later, Food Banks Struggle With SNAP Cuts

Last November, food assistance recipients saw across-the-board cuts, causing more to turn to food banks to fill the gap.

December 16, 2014

 

vote sticker

Oregon GMO Labeling Supporters Admit Defeat

Measure 92 would have required raw and processed foods sold in the state of Oregon to be labeled if they contained genetically modified organisms.

December 16, 2014

 

organic vegetables sign

Journey From New Farm To Organic Certification

As farmer Mike Record describes, organic farming isn’t just about growing healthy soil. It's about paperwork and red tape.

December 19, 2014

 

ChocolateChiliDonuts

Chocolate-Chili Glazed Baked Doughnuts

These doughnuts may be vegan and gluten-free, but they still taste deliciously decadent.

December 19, 2014

 

mayo and eggs

Hellmann’s Drops Suit Over Vegan Mayo

A major food fight has ended between giant Unilever and start-up Hampton Creek over the definition of "mayonnaise."

December 1, 2014

 

brussels sprouts

Spicy Habanero And Maple Brussels Sprouts

Sweet, spicy and salty. This dish gives your palate a little bit of everything!

December 15, 2014

 

ChocolateChipotlePumpkinPie

Chocolate-Chipotle Pumpkin Pie

This gluten-free and vegan chocolate pumpkin pie has just the right amount of sweetness and heat.

December 19, 2014

 

ChocolateChiliDonuts

Chocolate-Chili Glazed Baked Doughnuts

These doughnuts may be vegan and gluten-free, but they still taste deliciously decadent.

December 2, 2014

 

cows in a snowy pasture

For Ranchers, A Grass Land Rush

Drought caused ranchers to cull herds, pushing up prices for cattle. Higher prices give ranchers incentive to raise more calves and creates a grassland rush.

December 8, 2014

 

Farm workers picking broccoli in Oregon

Immigration Order Affecting Farm Workers Under Siege

Seventeen states want to block an immigration order that advocates say would lift fear of deportation for up to 450,000 undocumented farm workers.

December 9, 2014

 

big mac

McDonald’s Posts Sales Decline For 13th Consecutive Month

Americans are increasingly turning away from the Big Mac and to higher quality, "fast casual" options.

December 10, 2014

 

Onions displayed at a farmer's market

Louisville To Turn Food Desert Into Food Hub

Planners are hammering out the details of an ambitious food hub in Louisville, Kentucky aimed at fertilizing a budding local food system.

December 15, 2014

 

workers stocking food at a food bank

A Year Later, Food Banks Struggle With SNAP Cuts

Last November, food assistance recipients saw across-the-board cuts, causing more to turn to food banks to fill the gap.

December 16, 2014

 

vote sticker

Oregon GMO Labeling Supporters Admit Defeat

Measure 92 would have required raw and processed foods sold in the state of Oregon to be labeled if they contained genetically modified organisms.

December 19, 2014

 

mayo and eggs

Hellmann’s Drops Suit Over Vegan Mayo

A major food fight has ended between giant Unilever and start-up Hampton Creek over the definition of "mayonnaise."

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