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Food and Sustainability

Rookie Farmers Get A Boost From West Sacramento Farm Incubator

April 27, 2017 | Julia Mitric

New farmers looking to launch their own business face hurdles like access to land and markets. West Sacramento Urban Farms is helping rookie growers jump-start their own farms.

Food and Sustainability

Asparagus Season Brings Choices For California Shoppers

April 21, 2017 | Julia Mitric

Asparagus is grown in the Delta, the San Joaquin Valley and the Central Coast. California grows over 70 percent of the asparagus consumed in the U.S. but the state's asparagus production has declined 15 to percent annually since 2000.

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Food and Sustainability

California Agriculture Sees 17 Percent Drop In Revenue in 2015

January 31, 2017 | Amy Quinton

California farms and ranches saw a nearly 17 percent drop in revenue from 2014 to 2015, according to a new review. The decrease had little to do with the drought.

Food and Sustainability

Large Food Vendors Pledge To Buy Chicken Raised Under "Humane" Standards

November 15, 2016 | Julia Mitric

Out-of-state poultry producers supply roughly half the chicken Californians eat. Two big U.S. food vendors are pledging to buy their poultry from producers who provide better living conditions and more "humane" slaughter for broiler chickens by 2024.

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California Regulators Examine Safety Of Food Irrigated With Oil Wastewater

October 27, 2016 | Amy Quinton

California regulators are taking a closer look at the safety of food irrigated with wastewater from oil and gas operations.

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Food and Sustainability

'Farm-to-Court' Focus Includes Measures To Curb Food Waste At New Arena

September 2, 2016 | Julia Mitric

The head chef for the soon-to-open Golden 1 Center holds a tasting to highlight the kitchen's local sourcing and measures to combat food waste

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Bay Area Food Truck Event Expands To West Sacramento

June 10, 2016 | Steve Milne

Sacramento area food truck lovers already know about SactoMoFo. Now another company that puts on popular food truck events in the San Francisco Bay Area is expanding into the Sacramento region this weekend.

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Sacramento Company Unveils New Food App

April 29, 2016 | Steve Milne

A Sacramento company has created a new app that could change the way you order food.

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Food and Sustainability

Kings Commit To Local Foods At New Arena

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.

Farm-To-Fork Adds New Conference

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.

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