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Category: Food Systems :: Local Food Systems
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Reading Terminal manager Anuj Gupta taking the market into the future 24.5.2018 Philly.com News
New merchants and modern innovations - e-commerce! shopping carts! - have been introduced to keep the Reading Terminal Market relevant for today's shoppers. But general manager Anuj Gupta says the market's special role as a place for all Philadelphians to gather and shop from owner-operator food artisans remains its unique draw.
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What's new and different in Chinatown | Craig LaBan 22.5.2018 Philly.com News
One of Philadelphia's most dynamic food neighborhoods, it seems to produce at least two or three new restaurants each month, quite often with a different regional specialty previously unseen in the neighborhood.
17 organizations feeding the world through regenerative agriculture 21.5.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Re-building resilience, one community at a time.
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I Asked a Bunch of Scientists if Climate Change Was Affecting the Bacteria in My Gut 20.5.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Those of us who believe in climate change (and maybe some who don’t) jokingly blame all kinds of things on it, from flat tires to summer hailstorms. Case of the flu? Climate change. Mudslide? Climate change. (Usually, we’re right.) But I was […]
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Hunger in Philly - 'It's a pain in my belly' 18.5.2018 Philly.com News
In North Philadelphia and nearby communities, hunger is too easy to find. Hunger fighters are trying, in ways old and new, to beat back an untiring scourge.
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Lunch spots boom as big business brings employees to Camden 17.5.2018 Philly.com News
For years, city leaders have promised that the big businesses coming to town would boost the local economy. Recently, a few new eating establishments have opened downtown.
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‘It’s tragic’: Students go hungry in Northern Virginia 14.5.2018 Washington Post
‘It’s tragic’: Students go hungry in Northern Virginia
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Midwestern voters gave Trump a chance. Now, they’re the key to his political future. 11.5.2018 Washington Post
Over the first 15 months of the Trump presidency, The Post visited the Midwest for extended and sometimes repeated interviews with residents. What emerged is a story of how attitudes toward the president have changed, told through the voices of people in a unique part of Trump Nation.
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Bluebird Brasserie, the first brewery in Sherman Oaks, brings Belgian beer culture to the neighborhood 7.5.2018 L.A. Times - Food & Dining

Bluebird Brasserie, the first brewery in Sherman Oaks, opened about a month ago on Ventura Boulevard. It’s the latest beer-focused outpost under the Artisanal Beverage Collective (ABC) umbrella — the hospitality group founded by ex-Golden Road Brewery partner Tony Yanow that’s nearly a dozen dining...

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West Virginia Teachers Won Their Strike. Now, They’re Rebuilding the Local Economy. 7.5.2018 American Prospect
This article appears in the Spring 2018 issue of The American Prospect magazine. Subscribe here .  It’s early January, but the high tunnel at Mount View High School in McDowell County, West Virginia, is sweltering. High tunnels are inexpensive greenhouses, unheated but covered in plastic, that make it easier for farmers to extend the growing season for their fruits and vegetables. In this case, it’s strawberries: About 300 strawberry plants, donated by a McDowell farmer, are growing in raised beds. The students at Mount View chose to plant the strawberries, says Jenny Totten, who works with the high school students as the McDowell County Community Development Coordinator at the West Virginia Community Development Hub. The students don’t get to make a lot of their own decisions, she says. So she lets them choose what they want to do, whether it’s the work that they’ll do in the high tunnel or what they’ll make with the harvested plants. The kids don’t just learn gardening and cultivating, but also how to ...
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Rooted in Moorhead, 'Little Free Gardens' ready to grow 7.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Inspired by Little Free Libraries, Little Free Gardens are as much about building neighborhoods as they are about growing food, advocates say. Born in Fargo-Moorhead, the gardens are spreading across the United States and Canada.
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D.C.’s dining scene is an embarrassment of riches. Here are the top spots. 7.5.2018 Washington Post
With so many new restaurants in the nation's capital, who can keep up? Rather than revisiting old places, we are celebrating 30 destinations that have opened in the past year. But not every fresh face made the list.
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Dinner and a movie 5.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Happy Saturday and happy Cinco de Mayo, for which, of course, we have recipes. A reminder that Mother’s Day is next weekend, so if you’re wanting brunch reservations, we have a guide to 63 local restaurants that can set you (and your mom) up. If you’re doing the cooking, we have recipes (47 of...

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Crab crisis: Md. seafood industry loses 40 percent of workforce in visa lottery 4.5.2018 Washington Post
Crab crisis: Md. seafood industry loses 40 percent of workforce in visa lottery
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On the grounds of People's Park, UC Berkeley proposes housing for students and the homeless 4.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary
People's Park in Berkeley is one of California's most colorful, contested pieces of land with a history of at-times violent protests against development. But now, UC Berkeley is proposing a pioneering project of side-by-side housing for students and homeless residents on the university-owned land.
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Learning culture through food at Sanctuary Suppers 3.5.2018 Philly.com News
Sanctuary Suppers, a dinner series aimed at raising awareness of immigrant issues, is one of several grassroots organizations seeking to educate city residents through food.
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The winners of Craig LaBan's 2018 Brewvitational 3.5.2018 Philly.com News
At the Inquirer's ninth Annual Brewvitational competition, new and canned beer were honored at Reading Terminal Market.
Power to the people who bring us street tacos and cheap T-shirts 2.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Whenever someone tells me that street vendors are a civic nuisance — hawking unsanitary meals, neglecting to pay taxes and stealing customers from legitimate brick-and-mortar restaurants — I respond by sharing memories of the three times I suffered food poisoning in disgusting, vivid detail. If...

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Caste on your plate: Where is the Dalit food? 27.4.2018 Lifestyle – The Indian Express
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Fulton Market's Randolph Street could see new people spaces in archaic service drives 27.4.2018 Chicago Tribune: Business
West Randolph Street’s broad layout was designed for horse-drawn deliveries of food in the 1800s. Now the street’s iconic boulevard could go the way of the horse and buggy amid a land rush just west of the Kennedy Expressway. Developer Related Midwest is working on a preliminary plan with ...
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