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Denver has a new farmers market, and it’s ‘pay-how-you-can’ 2.7.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Food insecurity is a major issue in the pandemic. This new market is the latest effort to address it.
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Container enthusiasm: How to grow lockdown veg in a tiny space 21.6.2020 BBC: Front Page
The lockdown gardening boom has become a phenomenon but how do you join if you don't have a garden?
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Post-COVID Economy May Have More Robots, Fewer Jobs and Intensified Surveillance 17.6.2020 Truthout.com
Millions who lost their jobs will not be reabsorbed into the labor force as technology takes over their former ...
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The US Has Much to Gain From Increasing Scientific Cooperation With Cuba 13.6.2020 Truthout.com
The US Has Much to Gain From Increasing Scientific Cooperation With Cuba
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In the face of so much sorrow, we turn to gardens and plants for a sliver of hope 6.6.2020 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Many of us grieving about the state of the world — illness, injustice, inequities — are turning to our victory gardens, or the potted tomatoes and basil on our balconies or patios, for the tiny moments of respite they provide.

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Your Organic Meat Might Not Actually Be Organic 4.6.2020 Mother Jones
If you’ve ever bought organic meat, you’ve noticed the hefty price tag: An organic chicken can cost more than twice a conventional one. For some shoppers, that upcharge is worth it—the circular green and white “USDA Organic” label guarantees that the meat comes from an animal raised on feed that’s grown without pesticides or chemical […]
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How Covid-19 scared off Little Tummy's investors 28.5.2020 BBC: Business
How a fast-growing baby food firm saw investors pull out because of the Covid-19 crisis.
One fix for our broken food supply chain? A skin that keeps avocados fresher for longer 26.5.2020 L.A. Times - Technology News

Coronavirus lockdowns have exacerbated the problem of food waste. Up to 40% of food produced in the U.S. gets thrown away. Apeel Sciences is hoping to reduce that by making fruits and vegetables keep longer.

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Coronavirus: The rise of the milkmen and women 3.5.2020 BBC: Front Page
Self-isolation and a lack of supermarket delivery slots have driven a switch to milk deliveries.
First look, virtually, at Fat Rice 2.0 — aka Super Fat Rice Mart, offering meal kits and Portuguese flavors 29.4.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Meal kits, Asian pantry staples plus a Portuguese egg tart program in the works.
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Fat Rice closes, reopening as Super Fat Rice Mart with meal kits on Wednesday 29.4.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Acclaimed restaurant in Logan Square inspired by the cuisine of Macau opened in 2012.
Farmers markets will open in Chicago area, but most are delayed and are adopting distancing rules 27.4.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Two markets open May 2 with detailed health and safety plans. More coming late in May, but the rest delayed into June or later.
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Coronavirus: Businesses adapting to life under lockdown 22.4.2020 BBC: Front Page
UK companies tell the BBC how they have changed in order to survive the coronavirus lockdown.
DIY: Plant a victory garden now and grow your own groceries 16.4.2020 LA Times: Health

It's time to stop wringing your hands over COVID-19: Plant some food and create your own victory garden. Here are eight steps to get started.

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The six best masks for at-home facials during the coronavirus shutdown 16.4.2020 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Spa day, anyone? Here are our favorite beauty masks to treat yourself with while you stay at home.

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How to safely shop for edible plants during a pandemic: With planning and patience 16.4.2020 LA Times: Environment

Many small nurseries have closed to visitors due to coronavirus, but you can still safely shop for plants online with a little planning and lots of patience, since most nurseries are working with reduced staff to get your orders ready for pickup.

Local farmers, reliant on shuttered schools and restaurants, find new markets 16.4.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Thousands of Minnesota farms grow food that supply schools, restaurants and families with everything from meat to vegetables to flour. The coronavirus pandemic has turned many of those markets upside down.
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18 healthy (but still delicious) snacks you can get delivered to your door 8.4.2020 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

This shelter-in-place stuff has us all snacking in overdrive. Solution? Try getting something a bit healthier delivered to your front door.

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How Do People Living in a Food Desert Feed Themselves Amid a Pandemic? 3.4.2020 Truthout.com
Many people who lack a car also lack internet access, so ordering food online is not an ...
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We're at war with COVID-19. What lessons can we learn from World War II? 27.3.2020 LA Times: Business

The U.S. government took over Detroit and built entire industries during World War II. Are there lessons to be drawn for the coronavirus response?

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