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Model farmer in all ways 20.8.2018 The Navhind Times
Margao based, Laban D’Souza’s passion for cultivation made him turn to farming post-retirement where he is the winner of several state awards for agriculture, reports Abdulla Khan The coconut trees on the fringes of the property sway in the cool wind in between green paddy fields of Kirbhat-Nuvem. The silence is broken by the noisy ...
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Respect going both ways: Film brings large-, small-scale farmers together 17.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Farmers gathered in Minneapolis Thursday evening to screen a documentary about large-scale and small-scale farming coming together.
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Kroger to Sell Groceries on Alibaba Site in China 15.8.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Kroger will sell its products in China on an e-commerce site owned by Alibaba Group, the grocer’s first foray into foreign sales amid a broader push into online retail.
Drying fruit and veg 14.8.2018 BBC: Business
Has a 23-year-old engineering student come up with an invention that could tackle food waste problems?
The Organic Industry Is Lying to You 6.8.2018 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
Normally a strict regulator, the FDA gives advertisers a complete pass.
Kraft Heinz Hurt by Weaker North American Sales 3.8.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Weaker sales in the U.S. and Canada weighed on Kraft Heinz’s performance, as the food conglomerate posted sales growth of less than 1% in its second quarter.
A look at the life of Colorado’s pampered dogs — and how much it can cost owners 28.6.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
Nothing’s too good for my baby, so when we’re getting ready to go out for a big time on the town, the sky’s the limit.
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Grocers, growers, garlic: Can locally grown take root in Minnesota? 21.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Will small-town consumers buy healthy, regionally grown food from their local grocer, even if it costs a little more? Specialty farmers watching an experiment this summer at Bonnie's Hometown Grocery in Clinton, Minn., hope the answer is yes.
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Photos: Here are all the new foods at this year's State Fair 19.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
From waffle wraps to waffle sticks, to a turducken sausage sandwich (yep, that would a blend of turkey, duck and chicken), to ice cream sprinkled with fruity cereal wrapped in a pillow of cotton candy, these 27 new foods will either make you very hungry or a little nauseous.
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Empowering women by teaching them organic gardening 16.6.2018 Hindu: International
In Africa, it is often said that poverty has a woman’s face. Rural women face discrimination just like those in other socio-economic sectors, particu
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Langouët, the 100% green little Gallic village 16.6.2018 Hindu: International
“Small is beautiful” would be an ideal slogan for the village of Langouët in Brittany, northern France. This community of 600 inhabitants, located nea
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How Alice Waters Learned to Stop Hating Hippie Food 13.6.2018 Mother Jones
By the 1960s, food in the rapidly suburbanizing United States generally wasn’t great. There were exceptions, of course—but also plenty of heat-and-serve TV dinners; ground beef cooked with a canned sweet sauce, spooned onto buns, and then declared “Sloppy Joes”; and just-add-water Jello desserts. Thankfully, not everyone accepted these culinary affronts sitting down, waiting to […]
Germany recalls contaminated Dutch eggs in fipronil scare 12.6.2018 BBC: Business
Six states are told to pull 73,000 eggs from sale after residue from an insecticide is detected.
The Middle Schoolers Who Flipped a Crashed Car, and Other Stories of Kids Putting Adults to Shame 7.6.2018 Mother Jones
The 13- and 14-year-olds of an Idaho football team were jubilant on their way home through Oregon after winning a tournament in California. Then they saw the overturned car and a couple stuck inside—and they got to work. Alan Hardman said he was passed out from the crash when he thought he heard “young voices.” […]
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Tyson Foods Acquires Organic-Chicken Producer 5.6.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Tyson Foods Inc. is making a push into organic chicken, striking a deal to acquire the Smart Chicken brand.
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Will Congress Use the Farm Bill to Undermine Organics? 4.6.2018
The Senate is about to drop its Farm Bill as early as June 6.

The post Will Congress Use the Farm Bill to Undermine Organics? appeared first on Truthout.

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Innovation reigns at Sweets & Snacks Expo: Butterfinger popcorn, cauliflower pretzels 23.5.2018 Chicago Tribune: Business
Sweet and Savory met this week at McCormick Place, and brought with them funky fun flavors such as honey sriracha, cauliflower pretzels and organic dried veggies and nuts smothered in salt and pepper. The annual Sweets & Snacks Expo is where food manufacturers show off a smorgasbord of ...
The truth about organic produce and pesticides 21.5.2018 Washington Post
The truth about organic produce and pesticides
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Hot Property: Studio titan's estate draws $68 million in Holmby Hills 19.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

You could call it 68 million shades of Grey.

The Grey Estate, the Holmby Hills home of late Paramount Pictures Chairman and Chief Executive Brad Grey, has sold for $68,822,500.

Even for this tony Westside pocket, tucked in between Beverly Hills and Bel-Air, that’s a lot of money.

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Long before U.S. hipsters discovered it, kombucha was a staple in Russia. It's making a comeback 15.5.2018 L.A. Times - World News
You know that fizzy, fermented kombucha you've been drinking after yoga class? Turns out Russian babushki have been making it for decades as an alternative to sodas.
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