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This New York City-based food startup offers cooking lessons, cultural immersion, and an opportunity for instructors and students to find common ground through food.
Sarah Collins is combating hunger and empowering a generation of women around the world with a simple slow cooker. The device is filled with repurposed foam chips and covered in fabric designed by local fashion and textile designers.
More than 700 doctors, nutritionists and public health professionals are calling on the Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services to adopt new recommendations put forth by this year's Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee.
Walmart announced that it will raise starting pay for 100,000 department managers in stores in the United States. However even with the new raises, managers of some departments will still start at $10.90 an hour.
California chicken giant Foster Farms became the fourth major chicken producer in the past twelve months to announce that it will curb the use of antibiotics crucial to human medicine.
Almond farmers have become drought scapegoats after reports that it takes one gallon of water to produce one almond. We talked to California's largest orchard removal service, about what it means for their business.
Fortune magazine released a special report on the secular fall of Big Food. Packaged food companies lost $4 billion in market share last year, as more shoppers avoided the interior aisles of the grocery store in favor of fresh, whole foods along the perimeter.
The California State Water Board accepted an offer from farmers in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta to voluntarily cut their water usage by 25%.