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Category: Food Systems :: Local Food Systems
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Photo essay: Visiting one of America's oldest tofu shops 27.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Ota Tofu has nourished the Japanese American community in Portland, Ore., for more than 100 years, using a production process that has changed little through the decades.
How climate change has altered cocoa farming in Ivory Coast 25.1.2020 Design & Innovation |
Severe droughts have caused soil fertility to decline and therefore, yields hampered.
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Off Menu: Exploring Mexico City for tacos, carnitas, pan dulce and more 15.1.2020 L.A. Times - Food & Dining

In a special bonus episode of 'Off Menu,' Food columnist Lucas Kwan Peterson goes to Mexico City to sample a variety of Mexican food.

Chicken, Waffles, and Smashing the Patriarchy 11.1.2020 Mother Jones
Fried chicken and waffles is a festive dish steeped in the history of the Great Migration, the 20th century fanning out of black people from the former slave-holding states the south into cities in the north and west. The combination delighted palates at nightspots like Wells Supper Club in Harlem during that neighborhood’s famous renaissance. […]
Black farmers embrace and implement solutions for climate resiliency 8.1.2020 Energy & Climate |
"Our duty as earthkeepers is to call the exiled carbon back into the land and to bring the soil life home," said Larisa Jacobson, co-director of Soul Fire Farm.
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20 C-suite sustainability champions for 2020 6.1.2020 Energy & Climate |
These corporate execs are casting a new mold for embracing environmental, social and governance factors at the highest levels.
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Amid death and urban renewal, a rough year for the refugees of Denver’s Street Fraternity 5.1.2020 Denver Post: Local
At least four members of a refugee self-help group called Street Fraternity died from car wrecks and guns in 2019. The Street Frat soccer team got booted from an indoor league. Rising rents and urban renewal raised economic pressure on refugee families.
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How 16 initiatives are changing urban agriculture through tech and innovation 2.1.2020
From high-tech indoor farms in France and Singapore to mobile apps connecting urban growers and eaters in India and the United States, here are more than a dozen initiatives using tech, entrepreneurship, and social innovation to change urban agriculture.
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Corporate sustainability leaders share excitements, fears for 2020 27.12.2019 Design & Innovation |
Companies across industries put the impetus on ESG action in the New Year.
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At this southern Minn. hardware store, you can buy nails, hammers — and groceries 27.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Butterfield lost its only grocery store — Del’s Foods — about a decade ago. But now the hardware store is beginning to fill the gaping hole Del’s closure left behind.
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Homework without a home: Colorado college to open homeless shelter for students as degree-seekers struggle statewide 26.12.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
18 percent of 3,011 students surveyed in 2018 at four Denver schools said they experienced homelessness during the previous year
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The 10 best new Denver restaurants of 2019 23.12.2019 Denver Post: Lifestyles
West African food, East African food, West Highland neighborhood restaurants and Chinese dumpling kitchens in Aurora: The Denver area has welcomed a diverse spread of new dining options in 2019. These, we think, are the best. And what an exciting time to be summing up the newcomers to Denver’s dining scene. No longer do we […]
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The 6 Books That Changed the Way I Cooked in 2019 22.12.2019 Mother Jones
For last-minute holiday presents, it’s hard to beat the humble, tangible book. Some of the worthies on your gift list will be of the kitchen-obsessed—or kitchen-curious—persuasion. With them in mind, here are the most interesting and inspiring cookbooks that crossed my desk in 2019.  Jubilee: Recipes from Two Centuries of African-American Cooking, by Toni Tipton-Martin […]
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Early-career public-sector sustainability professionals reflect on VERGE 19 (Part 2) 20.12.2019 Small Business |
Two-way conversations. Interdisciplinary perspectives. Here’s what inspired CivicSpark leaders at this year’s conference.
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Early-career public-sector sustainability professionals reflect on VERGE 19 (Part 1) 19.12.2019 Small Business |
Insightful on mobility. Actionable ideas for addressing food waste. Youth activism. What inspired CivicSpark leaders at this year’s conference.
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UNFI food distribution center workers end walkout at suburban Minneapolis center 19.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
More than 700 workers at a United Natural Foods Inc. distribution center in Hopkins are returning to work after a two-day walkout.
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How Rosa Porto created the most beloved bakery in all of Los Angeles 17.12.2019 L.A. Times - Food & Dining

An appreciation of Rosa Porto, who died Friday at 89, creator of one of the most beloved food institutions in Los Angeles. In one of her last interviews, she and her daughter Margarita Navarro spoke about the origins of Porto's Bakery & Cafe.

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Climate change poses an existential risk to ocean industries. Here’s how they can respond. 13.12.2019 Energy & Climate |
And three ways to approach solutions.
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Putting People at the Center of Climate Action 12.12.2019 THE CITY FIX
This commentary explores the social and economic benefits that climate action can deliver and uses real world examples to show how these benefits can be used to further equity and ensure a just transition to a new climate economy. In ...
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Welcome these newcomers to 2019's 101 Best Restaurants in Los Angeles list 11.12.2019 L.A. Times - Food & Dining

These are the restaurants making their first appearance on The Times' 101 Best Restaurants list.

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