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Citing coronavirus concerns, several local farmers markets will temporarily close 13.3.2020 LA Times: Business

Markets in Beverly Hills, Culver City and Torrance will temporarily suspend operations.

These 21 projects are democratizing data for farmers 25.11.2019 Small Business |
On fields across the world, phones, tablets, drones and other technologies are changing how food is grown. Through these devices, artificial intelligence (AI) — technology able to perform tasks that require human intelligence — may help farmers use the techniques they already know and trust on a bigger scale. And big data — data sets that reveal telling patterns about growth, yield, weather and more — may help farmers make better decisions before crises strike.
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With floral candles, Hmong sisters honor parents’ farming legacy 9.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Each November, the Hmong American Farmers Association offers artwork people can buy alongside produce grown by Hmong farmers. This year’s art — candles featuring flowers from a Hmong family’s field — comes with a good story.
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In a small Alaskan town, entrepreneurs attempt to go from food insecure to secure 28.9.2019 Energy & Climate |
Where food prices are 35 percent higher than the US mainland average, community members do what they can to address food insecurity.
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L.A. Farmers Market Guide: Heirloom apple picking 21.9.2019 L.A. Times - Food & Dining

The deeply flavorful heirloom apples from two longtime local apple farmers are perfect for fall, as is a drive up to Oak Glen, where you can pick your own.

L.A. Farmers Market Guide: Cherry Bomb peppers aren't as explosive as you'd think 14.9.2019 L.A. Times - Food & Dining

Cherry Bomb peppers are more like mild jalapeños than the name suggests, and are unusually pretty and good for pickling too.

Made in Mexico: 6 Restaurants to Visit in Mexico City 30.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Chef Danny Mena shares his favorite spots in Mexico City
Hmong farmers, HealthEast write prescription for better health: Veggie boxes 24.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Eating healthy can be a challenge for people who lack access to fresh produce, or can’t afford it. The Hmong American Farmers Association and HealthEast have been trying to change that, and in turn, transform the doctor-patient relationship.
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The once-a-year ingredient you should order now 20.7.2019 L.A. Times - Food & Dining

Hatch chiles from New Mexico are around only once a year. Here's a recipe to use them in InstantPot pork tacos with a slaw of kohlrabi and mango.

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Couple drove across the U.S. to find the perfect place to open their plant-based restaurant and landed on Olde Town Arvada 6.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Couple searched the country for the perfect place to open their plant-based restaurant Urban Beets before finding Olde Town Arvada.
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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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Housing could be key to helping Boulder County farmers find workers in limited, expensive labor market 24.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Adrian Card, Colorado State University Extension's agricultural agent for Boulder County, sees a potential chance that a for-sale property at 12525 Quicksilver Road just south of Longmont could help combat a common problem local farmers in this expensive housing market face: finding affordable labor.
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Here's one way to make people care: Host an entertaining but informative dinner party with Zooey Deschanel 15.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Nobody likes a lecture, but there are lots of important issues out there — such as the origins of our food and how far it has to travel to reach our plates.

How do you make people listen long enough to care?

That’s the mission of the young digital media company ATTN: (pronounced “attention”), which...

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How Ya Like Them Apples? The Perfect Cider for Every Occasion 16.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
'Cider Insider' author Susanna Forbes reveals which hard ciders are best for foodies, wine lovers, the great outdoors, and more.
This gorgeous new book is the gardening inspiration you need now 15.2.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Anyone can turn a yard or even a few pots into beautiful food, says Los Angeles gardening guru Lauri Kranz.

“We really want to empower people to grow their own food and not be overwhelmed about having to know everything before they even begin,” add the author of the new book “A Garden Can Be Anywhere.”

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Tom’s Kitchen: A Root Vegetable Salad to Last You Through the Week 27.1.2019 Mother Jones
In my household, we’ve been relying more and more on batch cooking: devoting concentrated bursts of time to preparing a bunch of food that can be quickly turned into tasty, fuss-free meals throughout the week.  But we’ve never really nailed batched salads. Sure, you can whip up a vinaigrette, store it in a jar, and use […]
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Devastated by Woolsey fire, a farmer and forager begins to rebuild 23.12.2018 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

On Friday around midday, Kerry Clasby got a phone call. It was one of her clients, wondering what time they could expect the produce they’d ordered from Clasby, a farmer and distributor who calls herself the Intuitive Forager. They didn’t realize that she was in the middle of fighting to save her...

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What to do with all the apples you pick this fall 18.10.2018 News
October is prime time for apple picking. Looking for ways to utilize your fruitful bounty? Check out these recipes for apple butter, pie, challah, mostarda, and more.
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Farmers say nonprofit that had stand at Reading Terminal owes them thousands 16.10.2018 News
Fair Food was created to help farmers sell their food to restaurants. Some of those farmers now say the nonprofit owes them thousands.
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Can cooperatives save America's small farms? 11.10.2018 Energy & Climate |
Amid a nationwide rise in worker-owned businesses of all types, small farms across the country are foregoing traditional farm ownership and reaping the benefits of cooperative farming.
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