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Archive for April 2019

April 5, 2019

 

Teaching Maple Syrup

Students at Unionville Elementary School, just outside of Bloomington, Indiana learn a sweet, old tradition on one of the last cold days of winter.

April 12, 2019

 

Benefit Brew-With Indy High Bines And Upland Brewing

Upland Brewing Company teams up with Indy High Bines for a beer to benefit The Hub’s food pantry.

April 2, 2019

 

Pediatricians Call For Soda Taxes

The American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Heart Association, in a joint statement, endorsed taxes on sugary drinks, restrictions on marketing to kids and incentives for healthier purchases.

April 8, 2019

 

Growing Corn Is A Major Contributor To Air Pollution, Study Finds

A study ties an estimated 4,300 premature deaths a year to the air pollution caused by corn production in the U.S. In some regions, the per-bushel health costs exceed the corn's market price.

April 9, 2019

 

How A Seed Bank Helps Preserve Cherokee Culture Through Food

The seeds are free for any Cherokee, but recipients have been limited because demand is so high. Collecting the seeds has been difficult and emotional, but the program has helped unify the community.

April 10, 2019

 

How Some In The Beef Industry Are Bucking Antibiotics

Most beef cattle receive antibiotics in their feed to prevent liver abscesses while eating a high-energy diet. There's growing pressure on feedlots to stop this — and some have. But it's costly.

April 12, 2019

 

Lawmakers Consider Ways To Help Great Plains Farmers After Flooding

There's a growing debate between congress and the USDA about how to help out farmers who’ve lost their grain due to flooded storage bins.

April 15, 2019

 

Farmers Running Out Of Easy Options As Weeds Outsmart Weedkillers

In the long-running war between farmers and weeds, it's advantage, weeds. Scientists in Kansas have found examples of the dreaded pigweed that are immune to the newest weed-killing technologies.

April 16, 2019

 

To Be Young, Gifted And Black In Fine Dining

Kwame Onwuachi's new memoir, Notes From A Young Black Chef, isn't just about his rise from poverty to celebrated restaurateur. It's also a meditation on being a black man in a rarefied world.

April 17, 2019

 

Food Shop Helps Kosovo War-Rape Survivors Earn Income — And Heal

Victims are still stigmatized; many keep their trauma a secret. A new shop offers survivors an income stream, sometimes for the first time in their lives, by selling their homemade traditional foods.

April 2, 2019

 

Pediatricians Call For Soda Taxes

The American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Heart Association, in a joint statement, endorsed taxes on sugary drinks, restrictions on marketing to kids and incentives for healthier purchases.

April 8, 2019

 

Growing Corn Is A Major Contributor To Air Pollution, Study Finds

A study ties an estimated 4,300 premature deaths a year to the air pollution caused by corn production in the U.S. In some regions, the per-bushel health costs exceed the corn's market price.

April 9, 2019

 

How A Seed Bank Helps Preserve Cherokee Culture Through Food

The seeds are free for any Cherokee, but recipients have been limited because demand is so high. Collecting the seeds has been difficult and emotional, but the program has helped unify the community.

April 10, 2019

 

How Some In The Beef Industry Are Bucking Antibiotics

Most beef cattle receive antibiotics in their feed to prevent liver abscesses while eating a high-energy diet. There's growing pressure on feedlots to stop this — and some have. But it's costly.

April 12, 2019

 

Lawmakers Consider Ways To Help Great Plains Farmers After Flooding

There's a growing debate between congress and the USDA about how to help out farmers who’ve lost their grain due to flooded storage bins.

April 12, 2019

 

Midwestern Governors Meet To Discuss Missouri River Flood Prevention

Recent flooding along the Missouri River has caused billions of dollars in damage. Governors want to plan for future flooding.

April 15, 2019

 

Farmers Running Out Of Easy Options As Weeds Outsmart Weedkillers

In the long-running war between farmers and weeds, it's advantage, weeds. Scientists in Kansas have found examples of the dreaded pigweed that are immune to the newest weed-killing technologies.

April 16, 2019

 

To Be Young, Gifted And Black In Fine Dining

Kwame Onwuachi's new memoir, Notes From A Young Black Chef, isn't just about his rise from poverty to celebrated restaurateur. It's also a meditation on being a black man in a rarefied world.

April 17, 2019

 

Food Shop Helps Kosovo War-Rape Survivors Earn Income — And Heal

Victims are still stigmatized; many keep their trauma a secret. A new shop offers survivors an income stream, sometimes for the first time in their lives, by selling their homemade traditional foods.

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