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Category: Food Systems :: Local Food Systems
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Maui restaurants: 20 great places to eat for under $20 21.4.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Maui is my happy place. Scenery, weather, aloha spirit — I love it all. The only wrinkle in the fabric of this beautiful picture is the cost of food. Dining out here can break the bank.

But we have a solution: Eat where the locals eat. Maui has dozens of thrifty food options. You just have to know...

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'Taco Truck Tammy' Protest Offers Food, Mariachi Music 15.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
An East Dallas homeowner threatened to call ICE on two Hispanic women operating a food truck close to her home.
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A look at Minnesota farming in 7 charts 12.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Minnesota remains one of the country's top agricultural states, even as the number of farms continues to decline, according to new data released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
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Hungry? Here's all the food you can eat at Allianz Field 11.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
You'll be able to nosh on the standard nachos, burgers and popcorn found at many stadiums. But the menu also incorporates local diversity, which means you can chow down on jerk chicken wings, veggie sambusas and channa rice bowls.
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The Best Eco Luxury Hotels Around the World 4.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
These eleven hotels combine sustainability with luxury for the ultimate no-guilt experience.
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The Los Angeles Times’ Food Bowl is here — and there’s something for everyone 4.4.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Welcome to Food Bowl. The Los Angeles Times this week announced the program lineup for its sprawling, monthlong food festival.

Food Bowl is built to reflect the diversity of Los Angeles. It is a mash-up of tastes, cultures and experiences stretched over the entire month of May.

There is something...

A California tax to clean up toxic drinking water has lawmakers jumpy 4.4.2019 LA Times: Commentary

The ghost of Josh Newman haunts the state Capitol, sending shivers through certain politicians’ spines at the mere mention of the scary word “tax.”

The former lawmaker’s fate will make it difficult for the Legislature — even with supermajority Democratic control — to pass one of Gavin Newsom’s...

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Local health officials say FDA’s moves against teen vaping ‘epidemic’ aren’t enough 2.4.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

In an almost uniform response to the impending exit of Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, city and county public health officials are urging the Trump administration to go bigger in its response to adolescents’ growing use of e-cigarettes.

The issue, they say, is reaching...

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Los Angeles Times Announces Event Lineup for Third Annual Food Bowl 1.4.2019 LA Times: Commentary

The festival will feature events in and around Los Angeles over 31 days in May.

The Los Angeles Times announces the program schedule for Food Bowl, its monthlong festival in May celebrating the city’s dynamic food scene. It will feature nearly 200 events with many of the chefs and restaurants that...

For cramped New York, an expanding dining scene 1.4.2019 LA Times: Commentary

The bright lights of New York City beckon to the restless and the hungry. In the city that never sleeps, as they say, the marquees of Times Square nearly make one forget the concrete dystopia of what is seemingly an unlivable urban wasteland. Surrounded by rats, black trash bags and graffiti-tagged...

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Defending the Bolivarian Revolution, one commune at a time 26.3.2019 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Fernando Arce In Venezuela, socialist communes play a key role in the production and distribution of food directly to families as hyperinflation, price speculation and illegal U.S. and Canadian sanctions limit access to many necessities. In the wake of Juan Guaido's unconstitutional self-proclamation as president, communes have also taken a more active role in the defence of the Bolivarian Revolution by holding those who are leading it accountable, including incumbent president Nicolas Maduro's government. Direct democracy A commune is an amalgamation of communal councils, each made up of at least 250 neighbouring families. Each council elects members to be part of working committees that identify the issues affecting their communities as well as brainstorming solutions as a community. Those solutions are presented to a citizen's assembly made up of at least 10 per cent of the families within each communal council. Funding and resources come from government ministries. Communes are not only large ...
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Why are so many farmers markets failing? Because the market is saturated 17.3.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Farmers aren't producing enough to keep up with the number of smaller markets that keep popping up, often in close proximity to others. This results in fewer customers, unsold food and maybe closure.
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Appetites: New black-owned restaurants create soul food scene in Twin Cities 14.3.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Twin Cities has never been known as a good place to get soul food, but some dedicated entrepreneurs are making the local food scene take note of an unusual-to-Minnesota phenomenon: black-owned food businesses serving both classic and innovative takes on black cooking.
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It's 2050 and this is how we stopped climate change 11.3.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Let's imagine that we've ended global warming. Humans no longer are releasing greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. Here's what life is like in a zero-carbon world.
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Former LAUSD food services head admits forging signature, illegally OKing contracts 7.3.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

A former director of food services for the Los Angeles Unified School District has pleaded guilty to illegally approving contracts and forging a signature on a district application.

The Los Angeles County district attorney’s office said David Glenn Binkle pleaded Tuesday to three felony counts...

Spring Break 2019 Destinations: Where to Go, What to Do 7.3.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Whether you have small children or teens, are a college student, or just want to get away alone, we corralled our experts on the best places to spend Spring Break.
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Rising number of people relying on local food pantries 6.3.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
There has been an increase in the number of people in the Fargo area who seek help with groceries, according to local food pantry operators.
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Spring is almost here, which means plenty of plant sales for eager gardeners 5.3.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Finally, finally, a new season is on the horizon. Take a minute to turn your face to the sun (before it’s too searing), and then make a beeline to some of Southern California’s bounty of spring plant sales.

Once the garden has dried out a bit from our record rains, it’s a great time to put all...

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Schools add healthy, local to the menu -- and some kids eat it up 28.2.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Science
School lunches in Minnesota and around the country are shifting away from nuggets and fries to fresher, locally-grown foods. More than half the state's school districts now have some kind of farm-to-school program. See what's cooking in Minneapolis schools.
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For partnerships to be sustainable, they must be SMART 25.2.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Five keys to successful business strategies for public-private partnerships.
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