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Bay Area Bites Guide to Farmers Markets in the North Bay

| Jul 26, 2015

Bay Area Bites Guide to Farmers Markets in the North Bay

Posted by Kelly O'Mara

With so many local farms, the North Bay has a wealth of farmers markets. Here are some of our favorites.

Salt Is Slowly Crippling California’s Almond Industry

| Jul 24, 2015

Salt Is Slowly Crippling California’s Almond Industry

Posted by NPR Food

California's ongoing drought has forced many almond growers to use groundwater on the thirsty crop. The problem: That water is high in salt, and it's killing almond trees.

Kobani Kurdish Restaurant: Defiant and Delicious

| Jul 24, 2015

Kobani Kurdish Restaurant: Defiant and Delicious

Posted by Anna Mindess

Kobani’s succulent chunks of chicken kebab, creamy hummus, moist dolmas, richly flavored lentil soup and generous gyros are a welcome addition to the corner of University Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Way in Berkeley. But there is more to this new casual dining spot than meets the mouth.

Even If You’re Lean, 1 Soda Per Day Ups Your Risk Of Diabetes

| Jul 24, 2015

Even If You’re Lean, 1 Soda Per Day Ups Your Risk Of Diabetes

Posted by NPR Food

A daily habit of sugary-sweetened drinks can boost your risk of developing the disease — even if you're not overweight. And diet soda might not be doing you any favors, either.

Taste Test: Store-bought Raw Sauerkrauts are Surprisingly Distinctive

| Jul 23, 2015

Taste Test: Store-bought Raw Sauerkrauts are Surprisingly Distinctive

Posted by Kate Williams

Kate Williams reviews six store-bought brands of raw sauerkraut. See which fermented 'krauts stood out as the best and find out where to purchase these products in the Bay Area.

Detoxing The Buddhist Way: Nuns Preserve Art Of Korean Temple Food

| Jul 23, 2015

Detoxing The Buddhist Way: Nuns Preserve Art Of Korean Temple Food

Posted by NPR Food

In South Korea, Buddhist temple food is viewed the way spa food is in the U.S.: curative, cleansing, perhaps even medicinal. Buddhist nuns have preserved these cooking techniques for 1,600 years.

House To States: Don’t You Dare Demand GMO Labels

| Jul 23, 2015

House To States: Don’t You Dare Demand GMO Labels

Posted by NPR Food

A solid majority in the House of Representatives has voted to block efforts in some states to require labeling of GMOs.

Fast-Food Workers Cheer As $15 Minimum Wage Advances In New York State

| Jul 23, 2015

Fast-Food Workers Cheer As $15 Minimum Wage Advances In New York State

Posted by NPR Food

The increase, which boosts the minimum wage for many fast-food workers from $8.75 to $15 over several years, needs the labor commissioner's OK. Franchise holders say they're being targeted unfairly.

Eggs Go AWOL, And Bakers Scramble For High-Tech Substitutes

| Jul 22, 2015

Eggs Go AWOL, And Bakers Scramble For High-Tech Substitutes

Posted by Wendy Goodfriend

The national egg shortage is hitting bakers hard. Some are replacing eggs with highly engineered ingredients that promise to work just as well.

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