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Food and Sustainability

Sacramento Food Bank Needs Are Year-Round

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.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Hank Shaw's Crowdfunded Book, 'Buck, Buck, Moose'

October 6, 2015

Hank Shaw, the nationally acclaimed author and food blogger, talks with Insight about his latest cookbook, "Buck, Buck, Moose."

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Food and Sustainability

Strawberry Grower Pledges To Go Organic

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.

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Food and Sustainability

City Asks For More Unhealthy Food In Vending Machines

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.

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Business Journal: Kaiser, Railyards, Broadway, Fair Food

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.

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Study: Wild Bee Diversity Is Declining Worldwide

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.

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Food and Sustainability

More Food Trucks Could Be Coming To Downtown Sacramento Soon

May 26, 2015 | Lesley McClurg

On Tuesday night, the Sacramento City Council could loosen the restrictions on food trucks. Operators say the city’s current time limit and curfew hinder business. If the new ordinance passes you’ll likely see more menu options around the city.

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Food and Sustainability

Almond Milk Sales Skyrocket, But How Healthy Is It?

April 1, 2015 | Lesley McClurg

Almond milk is no longer a health food niche product. Last year national sales were up 40 percent, according to Nielson data. But some dietitians question almond milk's nutritional value.

Andrea Nixon, Capital Public Radio

State Government

California Agricultural Board Heads To Mexico

March 31, 2015 | Katie Orr

The California State Board of Food and Agriculture is going international. The board held a meeting in Tijuana today.

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