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Archive for February 2018

February 2, 2018

 

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Examining Our Stories About Hunger Part II

The more connected you are to your neighbors, to your community, the less likely you are to experience food insecurity. Why is that?

February 9, 2018

 

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Lucky Guy Bakery Gets A Lucky Break

What's it take to scale up production in a small bakery--in a hurry?

February 16, 2018

 

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What Does Tipping Have To Do With #Metoo?

A small restaurant swims against the tide as a gratuity-free house, then finds itself needing to back-pedal.

February 22, 2018

 

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Making Pupusas With A Poet

Willy Palomo shares recipes, stories and a poem from his Salvadoran roots and his complicated identity.

February 2, 2018

 

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We’re Finally Talking About Farmer Suicides. Here’s Why.

Farmers are killing themselves at twice the rate of veterans. An article in the Guardian prompted the Washington state legislature to do something about it.

February 2, 2018

 

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Prepared Horseradish

Making your own horseradish sauce is easier than you think! It's easy to grow, and stores well in your fridge.

February 2, 2018

 

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Icy Rivers In Midwest Impeding Grain Bound For Export

Though temperatures are fluctuating in the Midwest, the hold up of grain due to ice could continue for weeks to come.

February 4, 2018

 

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Was Your Seafood Caught With Slave Labor?

The Monterey Bay Aquarium has rolled out a tool to help corporations assess the risk of human trafficking in seafood supply chains.

February 5, 2018

 

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Eating Leafy Greens Each Day Tied to Sharper Memory

Scientists are keen to figure out how diet influences aging, including brain health. Could a serving or two of daily greens mean less cognitive decline?

February 6, 2018

 

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Can Cooking Classes Keep Heart Failure Patients Healthier?

In New Orleans, researchers are teaching heart disease sufferers how to cook a healthy meal. The program will monitor how this affects readmission rates.

February 7, 2018

 

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How Did Salt And Pepper Become Soulmates In Western Cuisine?

The two flavors are mainstays on nearly every Western dining table, but their dominance resulted from a "weird accident of history."

February 8, 2018

 

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South African Farmers Lose Crops And Workers Amid Drought

With water being diverted to Cape Town and expected to run out in April, farmers are preparing for the worst.

February 9, 2018

 

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2018 Forecast: US Farm Income To Sink To 12-Year Low

It's already tough for farmers to turn a profit on grain, but it looks like things may be taking a turn for the worse.

February 9, 2018

 

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Pickled Okra

If you order some okra seeds now, plant them in your garden this summer, you can make these lovely pickled okra to enjoy next winter (or any time).

February 12, 2018

 

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#TacoTrucksAtEveryMosque: Latino-Muslim Coalition-Building

Food trucks are showing up at mosques to hand out free halal tacos. The goal: to foster unity between two communities facing increasing discrimination.

February 13, 2018

 

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Tea Farmer Leads Charge For Organic, Evades Elephant Charges

In the biggest tea-producing region of India, hazards range from red spider mites to wild elephants. One organic grower faces them head on.

February 13, 2018

 

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Trump’s Budget Proposes Food Boxes As Half Of SNAP Benefit

SNAP recipients would receive less money for spending on food, and would instead receive half of the benefits in boxes of nonperishable food.

February 14, 2018

 

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White House Wants to Increase Restaurants’ Control Over Tips

The Trump administration reportedly suppressed an analysis that found the plan could cost tipped workers billions of dollars a year.

February 14, 2018

 

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Computer-Generated Candy Heart Messages, Just As Stale?

Computer programs known as neural networks learn by example. So a researcher plugged in some typical Valentine's Day candy heart messages — "BEAR WIG," anyone?

February 16, 2018

 

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Agri-Mark Joins Farmer Suicide Prevention Movement

The dairy co-op wrote a letter to its New England members last week stating it was in the process of creating a member assistance program.

February 19, 2018

 

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Conservation Programs In Farm Bill Can Help Farmers

Farm bill conservation programs are now so popular, they've become quite competitive.

February 20, 2018

 

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Black Restaurant Week Reminds Diners, ‘We’re Here.’

Blacks often struggle to raise capital to open and run restaurants, a legacy of discrimination. Promotions to help diners find black-owned restaurants.

February 20, 2018

 

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Salvadoran Pupusas Con Curtido

"Stealth tortillas," with a surprise filling, pupusas are fun to make, and a treat to eat.

February 22, 2018

 

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Kashi Expands Support For ‘Transitional’ Grain Farming

Whole-grain cereal maker Kashi is boosting the amount of crops obtained from farmers who are switching from conventional to organic production.

February 23, 2018

 

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The Best Fluffy Blueberry Pancakes

Comforting and simple, these fluffy blueberry pancakes are what you need to start off a productive weekend.

February 2, 2018

 

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Prepared Horseradish

Making your own horseradish sauce is easier than you think! It's easy to grow, and stores well in your fridge.

February 9, 2018

 

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Pickled Okra

If you order some okra seeds now, plant them in your garden this summer, you can make these lovely pickled okra to enjoy next winter (or any time).

February 20, 2018

 

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Salvadoran Pupusas Con Curtido

"Stealth tortillas," with a surprise filling, pupusas are fun to make, and a treat to eat.

February 23, 2018

 

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The Best Fluffy Blueberry Pancakes

Comforting and simple, these fluffy blueberry pancakes are what you need to start off a productive weekend.

February 5, 2018

 

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Making Space Food With Space Poop

Reduce reuse, recycle? Researchers are experimenting with a way to make edible "microbial goo" with help from human waste.

February 6, 2018

 

Paula Burch-Celentano | Tulane U

Can Cooking Classes Keep Heart Failure Patients Healthier?

In New Orleans, researchers are teaching heart disease sufferers how to cook a healthy meal. The program will monitor how this affects readmission rates.

February 7, 2018

 

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How Did Salt And Pepper Become Soulmates In Western Cuisine?

The two flavors are mainstays on nearly every Western dining table, but their dominance resulted from a "weird accident of history."

February 8, 2018

 

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South African Farmers Lose Crops And Workers Amid Drought

With water being diverted to Cape Town and expected to run out in April, farmers are preparing for the worst.

February 12, 2018

 

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#TacoTrucksAtEveryMosque: Latino-Muslim Coalition-Building

Food trucks are showing up at mosques to hand out free halal tacos. The goal: to foster unity between two communities facing increasing discrimination.

February 13, 2018

 

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Trump’s Budget Proposes Food Boxes As Half Of SNAP Benefit

SNAP recipients would receive less money for spending on food, and would instead receive half of the benefits in boxes of nonperishable food.

February 14, 2018

 

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White House Wants to Increase Restaurants’ Control Over Tips

The Trump administration reportedly suppressed an analysis that found the plan could cost tipped workers billions of dollars a year.

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