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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.

Amy Quinton / Capital Public Radio

Environment

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.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

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

Courtesy of Off the Grid

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.

Courtesy of the Sacramento Kings

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.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

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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