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July 18, 2014

 

Farmer Kate Potter shows chef Terrah King

On The Farm, Chefs Learn The Basics Of Food Production

Chefs learn about everything from keeping bees to butchering chickens to maintaining healthy soil at Chef Camp.

June 24, 2014

 

Food truck

Food Trucks Vs. Restaurants: Which Are Cleaner?

A new study found that food trucks in seven American cities scored as well or better on food safety inspections than restaurants.

April 28, 2014

 

slicing a lime

Nationwide Lime Shortage Reaches Indiana Establishments

The cost of limes is skyrocketing, making them harder to get at local bars and restaurants.

April 23, 2014

 

panera bread

Fast Food: Evolve Or Get Left Behind

Millennials hold a significant amount of buying power, which can make or break fast food restaurants.

February 10, 2014

Food Gets Tech 

farmplicity-website

Virtual Marketplace Connects Small Farms, Local Restaurants

On Farmplicity.com, farmers can list the products they're selling and restaurants can purchase local ingredients directly from the growers.

December 11, 2013

National Giants 

Sysco truck

Sysco To Buy US Foods In Distribution Merger

If approved by regulators, the merger is expected to bank Sysco $65 billion next year, up from $44 billion currently.

August 30, 2013

McPicketline 

fast food strike

Nationwide Fast Food Strike ‘Largest To Date’

A nearly year-old movement to increase wages in the fast food industry spread to 50 cities with yesterday's strike.

March 14, 2013

Labeling Issues 

calories

Nationwide Menu Calorie Counts Face Delay

The 2010 health care law requires chain prepared food sellers to post calorie counts on their menus, but implementation isn't going to be easy.

May 11, 2012

Ag Chat 

vendors and customers at the farmers market

Local Foods: From Farm To Table

We’ll talk with our panelists about how they’ll make sure the bounty of this season's farm products make it onto your table.

October 12, 2011

Get Up, Get Active 

man eating french fry covered in ketchup

The Obesity Epidemic Is Caused By Overeating, Right?

One study claims that we eat nearly 600 more calories per day than people did in the mid 1970s. But, the obesity epidemic is more complicated than that.

July 14, 2011

 

car trunk packed with coolers

Eat Healthy While On Vacation

Plan ahead when you take a family vacation. Use the internet to search out healthy eating options prior to your visit.

June 22, 2011

Fast Food Nation 

KFC Double Down

Food Stamps For Fast Food In Kentucky?

In Kentucky, there soon may be a new way to pay for your KFC Double Down: food stamps.

February 15, 2011

Let's Move! 

Let's Move!

Let’s Move! Celebrates One Year, Turns To Restaurants

As Let's Move! celebrates its first year, we look at its past progress and its goals for the future.

February 11, 2011

Fast Food 

TTnew

Posted Calorie Counts Make Little Difference, New Study Finds

Posting calorie counts apparently doesn't discourage folks from buying the especially unhealthy options at fast food restaurants.

November 12, 2010

Fast Food 

french fries and hamburger

Healthy Options On Fast Food Menus Go Overlooked

Fast food restaurants were put on notice this week. A study out of Yale analyzes marketing campaigns as related to kids and those "better-for-you" menu items.

August 26, 2010

Local Chef 

heirloom tomato and melon salad

Heirloom Tomatoes: Chef Dave Tallent’s Heirloom Melon Salad

"Any heirloom tomato sliced with a little bit of kosher salt and some pepper and you just can’t go wrong. You cannot go wrong," says Chef Dave Tallent.

August 20, 2010

Local Farms 

organic vegetables and a life organic farm sign at the bloomington farmers market

Community Supported Agriculture At LIFE Certified Organic Farm

LIFE Certified Organic Farms is a family owned farm in Southern Indiana. We asked them about their CSA programs and the variety of heirloom tomatoes they grow.

June 7, 2010

Food Labelling 

A basket with a cheeseburger and french fries from Burgerville.

Fast Food Chain Prints Calorie Counts, Health Info On Receipts

Fast-food chain Burgerville has started printing health information on their restaurant receipts to help consumers make more informed food choices.

March 2, 2010

Food Security 

rows of tomatoes at a market

Florida Freezes Hamper Tomato Production

Unusually cold temperatures in Florida this winter have lead to a 30% decrease of tomato production, leaving farmers and consumers at a loss.

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