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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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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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Environment

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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