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Category: Food Systems :: Local Food Systems
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Slow Food Nations takes over Larimer Square this weekend with the ultimate foodie fest 19.7.2019 Denver Post: Entertainment
Slow Food Nations, a Denver food festival from Slow Food USA, comes to Larimer Square this weekend with block parties and workshops.
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How a Devout Muslim is Keeping the Only Kosher Restaurant in the Hamptons Alive 18.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"Now they have a chance to come out and hang out under one roof," says Rashid Sulehri, new owner of the Beach Bakery and Grand Cafe in Westhampton Beach.
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Building a movement: How Emerging Leaders are shaping a circular economy 15.7.2019 GreenBiz.com
Meaningful transition strategies are beginning to take shape in energy, waste and food systems. But younger generations will shoulder most of the work to turn them into reality, as well as the consequences of inaction.
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Delicious Places: A Feast for All Your Senses 10.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
From extraordinary locations to hyper-local cuisine, a new wave of bars and restaurants are taking global gastronomy to increasingly exciting heights.
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Jaden Smith just launched a vegan food truck for L.A.’s homeless community 9.7.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Jaden Smith received lots of love for his 21st birthday, and so did L.A.’s homeless community.

On Monday, the rapper and actor announced to millions of social media followers that he opened a pop-up food truck called the I Love You Restaurant, which serves health-conscious, complimentary meals...

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Kenyan Herders are Switching from Cattle to Camels to Adapt to Climate Change 9.7.2019 WRI Stories
Kenyan Herders are Switching from Cattle to Camels to Adapt to Climate Change Comments|Add Comment|PrintA livestock market in Kenya, where herders are turning to climate-resilient camels over cattle. Photo by Kandukuru Nagarjun/Flickr. The Boran and Gabra people in northern Kenya have been cattle herders, also known as pastoralists, for as long as the communities can remember. Cattle provide both milk and meat, and are important for cultural rituals and social status. But things have been... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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An Insider's Guide to Stockholm 8.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The Swedish capital is a treat for the senses - full of beautiful architecture, tasty restaurants, and history.
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A Coconut Crisis Is Looming With Major Shortages Worldwide—but Cloning Could Prevent It 8.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
It is estimated that a billion new trees will need to be planted to meet the rising demand.
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Which Restaurants Are Open on 4th of July? Chipotle, Starbucks, Chick-fil-A, McDonald's, Burger King and more 4.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Many of them are open but be aware of parade closures.
A Süprmarkt for the people challenges ‘food apartheid’ in South L.A. 3.7.2019 LA Times: Commentary

“We have cilantro, basil,” says Olympia Auset as she helps a customer sift through a wooden box filled with an arrangement of green herbs and lettuces. “They’re really good for heavy metal detoxing,” she points out.

Another box holds fruit; pineapples and fresh ginger root decorate the table. It...

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Grocery market coming to Denver’s Sun Valley neighborhood with federal funding 26.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A small food market will open in Sun Valley,  the neighborhood with one of Denver's greatest concentrations of poverty, with government funding.
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Exploring Hermosillo, northern Mexico’s great unsung food city 26.6.2019 LA Times: Commentary

In the historic colonia of Villa de Seris — a quiet neighborhood just south of the Río Sonora in the city of Hermosillo — Gregoria Guadalupe Fraga Yáñez spends her weekends making tortillas.

Yáñez — the head tortillera at Burros y Tortillas San Ramón, a popular stand on a leafy corner in Villa...

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A circular city remains a destination of the future, but many are traveling there 25.6.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
It's still early days for circular cities.
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Grocery strike rocked Southern California 16 years ago. It may happen again soon 22.6.2019 LA Times: Business

Nearly 16 years ago, the largest and longest supermarket strike in U.S. history reshaped the Southern California grocery industry.

Tens of thousands of workers at Albertsons, Vons, Pavilions and Ralphs stores spanning from San Diego to San Luis Obispo went on strike or were locked out, starting...

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College Student Donates $1,300 Worth of Groceries From His Meal Plan to Local Food Bank 21.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"One night it just hit me: I had the means to help people," said Florida Tech senior Roland Hesmondhalgh, who donates his leftover funds every spring.
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How the Target Center's 'nutritional curator' wins with clean food 20.6.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
You won't find a single microwave or any trans fats in the stadium food at this Minneapolis arena, thanks to David Fhima.
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Around Town: Free summer concert series begins Sunday in Huntington Beach 20.6.2019 LA Times: Commentary

The Huntington Beach Concert Band Summer Series begins Sunday at the Thomas Ridley Central Park bandstand, 18381 Goldenwest St.

Various bands will perform throughout the summer for free.

Here’s the schedule:

June 23: Huntington Beach Concert BandJune 30: Night Blooming JazzmenJuly 7: Navy Band...
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7 ways for cities to slash plastic pollution 18.6.2019 GreenBiz.com
Let's send community cleanup days to the trash heap.
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Americans See 'Better Food' As Biggest Benefit Immigration Brings to the U.S., YouGov Poll Finds 17.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Meanwhile, participants in the U.S. said they believed "welfare provision" to be the greatest downside to immigration, followed by crime.
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Once-controversial, Boulder housing co-ops proving worth in affordability, community 17.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Once labeled by a former councilman as “the most closely watched houses in the city of Boulder,” co-ops are not without their critics. The bruising, emotional debate over the co-op ordinance two years ago illuminated contrasting opinions about how a city -- and neighbors — should define a home. In the years since its passage, it also has provided an example of the creative ways in which the city can address its affordable housing crisis.
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