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March 17, 2016 | Steve Milne
The Sacramento Kings say you'll be able to get locally sourced food and drink at the concession stands in the new downtown arena. The team says 90 percent of the culinary ingredients will come from growers operating within a 150-mile radius.
March 16, 2016 | Steve Milne
The organizers of Sacramento's annual Farm-to-Fork celebration say this year's event will get international exposure thanks to a group called Food Tank. It's a New Orleans-based non-profit that holds conferences on the east coast.
December 30, 2015 | Ed Joyce
The winter holidays are among the busiest times for the Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services. But the nonprofit agency needs support year-round.
August 24, 2015 | Lesley McClurg
This summer, the largest organic strawberry grower in the country has pledged to grow all of its baby plants organically. Strawberry seedlings -- even organic ones -- can be cultivated in soil that's been chemically fumigated.
August 5, 2015
The City of Sacramento put its vending machine contract out to bid this year. No vendors responded. The City says profit margins are minimized by a requirement for 50 percent "healthy" food items in city-owned machines.
July 20, 2015 | Steve Milne
It's tomato season in Sacramento. From big red slicers to tiny cherries, tomatoes are in abundance this time of year. And to celebrate, several midtown bars and restaurants are spotlighting tomato-based drinks and entrees.
July 3, 2015
The biggest business story of this past week is Kaiser Permanente's plan to build a hospital in Sacramento's downtown railyard. But Sacramento Business Journal Editor Jack Robinson says it could be a long time before the project gets going.
June 17, 2015 | Ed Joyce
A study published June 16 by UC Davis and other researchers shows that wild bee diversity is declining. The researchers said steps must be taken to conserve them -- and not just those that are the main pollinators of agricultural crops.