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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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Farmers Are Struggling to Make Ends Meet. This Controversial Policy Could Help. 12.5.2018 Mother Jones
With a trade war looming, commodity prices falling, and the dairy industry in full-blown crisis, a growing number of American farmers are embracing a controversial set of farm policies that would manage the country’s commodity production and stabilize crop prices. The policies, known as supply management, governed US agriculture for decades but were abandoned in […]
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Five $20 wines good enough for a millionaire like Steven Mnuchin 12.5.2018 Washington Post
Five $20 wines good enough for a millionaire like Steven Mnuchin
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New book tackles milk - 'the most over-argued food in history' 6.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Author Mark Kurlansky discusses his new book "Milk!" with NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro, and explores the roots of modern debates on dairy.
27 tips, tricks and hacks for creating your very first vegetable garden 5.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Oh, vegetable planting time! Tomatoes, cucumbers, pumpkin, basil and other delicious summer edibles can all be planted now.

If you are building your first vegetable garden, here are some tips for success:

1. Put the garden near your kitchen door. That might not be the most attractive spot for it,...

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I Tried All of the Alternative Milks at Whole Foods So You Don’t Have To 4.5.2018 Mother Jones
Earlier this year, I fact-checked Tom Philpott’s column about how demand for oat milk from trendsetting millennials could spur an agricultural revolution.  As one of Mother Jones’ resident millennials, it got me thinking. Are any of these milks actually tasty enough to drink? So I tracked down a dozen other equally curious San Franciscans and […]
At 95, Mexican food expert Diana Kennedy is growing her own coffee and making her own tortillas 27.4.2018 L.A. Times - Food & Dining
Cookbook author Diana Kennedy considers a lifetime of writing, cooking and researching Mexican food and considers the future, both hers and that of the world.
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Why you should use compost, even if you don’t have a big garden 25.4.2018 Washington Post
Why you should use compost, even if you don’t have a big garden
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Preguntas y consejos importantes para cultivar tomates 25.4.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Scott Daigre sí que sabe de tomates. Durante 18 años ha producido Tomatomania!, un programa itinerante de eventos en primavera con más de 300 variedades autóctonas e híbridas de tomates. Por eso le pedimos a Scott que respondiera algunas de las preguntas que le hacen con más frecuencia. De la misma...

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