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Food and Sustainability

How To Donate Healthy, Useful Foods To Your Local Food Bank

November 17, 2017 | Sammy Caiola

There are some things to consider when donating to food banks in your area this holiday season.

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Food and Sustainability

California Farm Academy Offers Path For Immigrants And Second Career Farmers

September 26, 2017 | Julia Mitric

The average age of a U.S. farmer is nearly sixty. A training program based in Winters, California aims to open a path into farming for immigrants and "second career" farmers.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Food Bridges Generations At 40th Annual Jewish Food Faire

September 7, 2017 | Cody Drabble

The 40th Annual Jewish Food Faire returns to Congregation Beth Shalom in Carmichael. Co-Chairs Jami Goldstene and Lydia Ingrham share tasty treats and this year's theme "From Generation To Generation." They'll also discuss Solomon's Delicatessen.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Chef Alice Waters Shares Memoir "Coming To My Senses"

August 29, 2017 | Jen Picard

Ahead of the release of legendary Chef Alice Waters' deeply personal memoir, “Coming To My Senses,” we look back at her conversation on Insight earlier this year.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Friend Of Cesar Chavez Shares Exhibit On Farm Workers At California State Fair

July 25, 2017 | Chris Remington

Marc Grossman is the former press secretary for Cesar Chavez and current spokesman for the Cesar Chavez Foundation and the UFW. He shares stories featured in the farm worker exhibit at the California State Fair this month.

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Yolo County Adopts Color-Coded Food Safety Placards

July 5, 2017 | Steve Milne

Starting today in Yolo County, restaurants, grocery stores, delis and other food businesses will begin displaying color-coded placards to rate food safety inspection results. It's modeled after a system Sacramento County started a decade ago.

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Food and Sustainability

Quell The Heat With These Cool Summer Dishes

June 23, 2017 | Julia Mitric

Who wants to cook when it's blazing hot? Cool your taste buds. Throw together a refreshing summer meal with these simple recipes.

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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.

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