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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Great Question!: What Happens To Green Waste In Sacramento?

February 28, 2019

CapRadio listener Ellen Chapman wanted to know what happens to our yard waste after we drag it to the curb. In the second installment of our listener-driven series, CapRadio Food & Sustainability reporter Julia Mitric went looking for waste.

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Food and Sustainability

Davis Researchers Have Helped Map The Strawberry Genome, Which Could Lead To Healthier, Tastier Berries

February 25, 2019 | Julia Mitric

Now that scientists have mapped the strawberry genome, they say having this genetic roadmap could lead the way to breeding disease resistant berries.

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Food and Sustainability

Vegan Speed-Dating Aims To Spark Veggie Love

February 13, 2019 | Julia Mitric

Love it or not, Valentine's Day is here. It’s not easy for vegan and vegetarian singles to find a like-minded date. That’s where Veg Speed Date comes in.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Valentine’s Day Wine Tips And Trends

February 13, 2019

Wine expert Rick Kushman shares some Valentine’s Day tips that will help Cupid’s arrow find the target in this month’s Kushman by the Bottle.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Chewing The Fat Before Bacon Fest 8: Has The #MeToo Movement Changed The Restaurant Industry One Year Later?

February 5, 2019

BaconFest 2019 will feature an all female panel of judges at the 8th Annual Chef’s Challenge. A panel of guests from the food scene discusses equity, inclusivity, and the whether the #MeToo movement changed the industry.

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Food and Sustainability

Rosé Still On Winemakers Minds All Day As Industry Converged On Annual ‘Symposium’ Wine Convention In Sacramento

February 1, 2019 | Julia Mitric

Winemakers and grape growers flocked to downtown Sacramento this week for an international wine expo, where many want to hop on the California rosé bandwagon.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

15 Fab Foods For Feeling Fit

January 14, 2019

UC Davis Health pediatric dietitian Alex Nella shares 15 wholesome foods that you really should be eating.

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Food and Sustainability

From High Tech To The High Sierra: Fifty Fifty Brewing In Truckee Celebrates Recognition As Nation’s Best Beer Maker

January 11, 2019 | Bob Moffitt

More than a decade ago, a couple of engineers decided to leave Silicon Valley and moved to the mountains to start Fifty Fifty Brewing Company. Now they throw an annual party celebrating the release of specialty stouts, drawing fans from miles away.

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