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All Los Angeles farmers markets will now accept food stamps
3yr latimes.com
A week ago the Los Angeles City Council made it easier for Los Angeles residents of all income le...
A week ago the Los Angeles City Council made it easier for Los Angeles residents of all income levels to purchase produce at farmers markets. #policynews #foodnews
5.5 Million Pounds of Chicken Sold to Schools Recalled
3yr modernfarmer.com
YUCK. Number 4,052 why NOT to eat chicken nuggets. "You will not believe what they found in these...
YUCK. Number 4,052 why NOT to eat chicken nuggets. "You will not believe what they found in these nuts." #foodnews
  • Brianne gross! plastic?!
  • GooseBarry Isn't this why we need a #FoodRevolution? This chicken was pre-cooked. If the school cooked it's own chicken maybe we wouldn't have rubber and plastic in it.
Bittman's op-ed today on why Philly's Proposal of a Soda Tax is different
3yr nytimes.com
"The tax is being billed as an anti-poverty initiative. Until now, every proposed soda tax has be...
"The tax is being billed as an anti-poverty initiative. Until now, every proposed soda tax has been sold first as a health measure; income from the tax has been secondary — destined for the general...
Garbage entrepreneurs are turning food waste into a business
3yr jsonline.com
"Part-time waitress, full-time garbage entrepreneur — Melissa Tashjian has carved out a niche hel...
"Part-time waitress, full-time garbage entrepreneur — Melissa Tashjian has carved out a niche helping turn smelly food scraps into a dark, rich medium to grow more fruits and vegetables." #nofoodwa...
Why Processed Foods May Promote Gut Inflammation
3yr livescience.com
"Certain food additives may interfere with your gut bacteria, causing changes that boost inflamma...
"Certain food additives may interfere with your gut bacteria, causing changes that boost inflammation in the intestines." #foodnews #itsscience
Meaty, 'Bleeding' Veggie Burgers Sell Out in an Hour
3yr eater.com
"They debuted yesterday at a Whole Foods in Colorado." #foodnews
"They debuted yesterday at a Whole Foods in Colorado." #foodnews
  • etsummer So interesting...I wonder what types of diets these are most attractive to. Longtime vegans/vegetarians who get meat cravings or maybe meat eaters wanting to venture into a more plant-based diet? I...
  • NehaNBB I agree @etsummer - the 'bleeding' message is really off-putting, and I eat mean occasionally. It must be targeted to heavy meat eaters.
  • annefood @NehaNBB I don't eat meat either and totally agree about the bleeding. But I assume it's aimed at meat eaters wanting to venture into a more plant-based diet as @etsummer says
Mobile Pantries Get Food Where People Need It Most
3yr civileats.com
"As food insecurity spikes, food banks are using refrigerated trucks to bring fresh food directly...
"As food insecurity spikes, food banks are using refrigerated trucks to bring fresh food directly to communities nationwide." #foodnews #foodpolicy #NoFoodWaste
  • Aliza genius redistribution solution!
When it Comes to Food Access, are Grocery Store Hours as Important as Location? #FoodNews
3yr civileats.com
"New research takes on an overlooked aspect of the national conversation around food desserts: gr...
"New research takes on an overlooked aspect of the national conversation around food desserts: grocery store hours."
  • mirasingh Hours are really important. Not everyone can get out of work to get food. This is also an issue with farmers markets and CSAs. Markets usually close at 5pm at the latest. I don't expect the farmer...
  • etsummer @mirasingh really good point. I feel the same way--I can't get to our closest farmers market before it closes (at 2pm!) during the week either. I would definitely shop there and more easily support...
Target Just Funded a Handful of Groups at the Heart of the Food Movement
3yr civileats.com
"Target, the mega-retailer known for its low-wage jobs, just invested in a handful of high-profil...
"Target, the mega-retailer known for its low-wage jobs, just invested in a handful of high-profile food organizations." #foodnews
Brooklyn Brewery To Open Huge Brewery, Rooftop Restaurant at Brooklyn Navy Yard
3yr ny.eater.com
Along with Russ & Daughters, and Mast Brothers... #foodnews
Along with Russ & Daughters, and Mast Brothers... #foodnews