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Colorado’s Pot Brownies Have A New Ingredient -- Warning Labels

food trends and technology | Aug 26, 2014

Colorado’s Pot Brownies Have A New Ingredient — Warning Labels

Posted by NPR Food

Colorado is rolling out regulations for the edible marijuana sector, including "emergency rules," which spell out serving sizes. But for now, most of the dosage education is falling to pot shops.

Party food! Grilled Mediterranean Chicken Kebabs with Summer Veggies

Bay Area Bites Food + Drink | Aug 26, 2014

Party food! Grilled Mediterranean Chicken Kebabs with Summer Veggies

Posted by Kim Laidlaw

From chicken to pork to assorted vegetables, kebabs are deliciously fun to eat, quick to cook, and endlessly versatile. These chicken kebabs are some of my summer favorites.

Pregnant? Here’s Why That Tuna Sandwich Might Be a Bad Choice

Civil Eats | Aug 26, 2014

Pregnant? Here’s Why That Tuna Sandwich Might Be a Bad Choice

Posted by Civil Eats

According to a report in the October 2014 issue of Consumer Reports high tuna consumption may do more harm than good for pregnant women. This finding challenges the FDA guidelines that do not include tuna on the list of fish to avoid due to high levels of mercury.

The ‘Greening’ Of Florida Citrus Means Less Green In Growers’ Pockets

beverages | Aug 26, 2014

The ‘Greening’ Of Florida Citrus Means Less Green In Growers’ Pockets

Posted by NPR Food

Orange juice sales are at their lowest point in 10 years. Florida's citrus industry is reeling from a disease called "greening," while consumers face dozens of other choices in the supermarket aisle.

California Quake Means Big Damage For Napa Valley Wineries

bay area | Aug 25, 2014

California Quake Means Big Damage For Napa Valley Wineries

Posted by NPR Food

It's still too early to tell just how much the magnitude-6.0 quake will cost the region, but it comes after a drought had already made things difficult for wineries.

A Food Crisis Follows Africa’s Ebola Crisis

food banks, hunger, volunteer | Aug 23, 2014

A Food Crisis Follows Africa’s Ebola Crisis

Posted by NPR Food

Food shortages are emerging in the wake of West Africa's Ebola epidemic. Market shelves are bare and fields are neglected because traders can't move and social gatherings are discouraged.

Throw Your Salad on the Grill: Grilled Mushroom, Kale, and Bacon Salad

Bay Area Bites Food + Drink | Aug 23, 2014

Throw Your Salad on the Grill: Grilled Mushroom, Kale, and Bacon Salad

Posted by Kim Laidlaw

Grilling meaty mushrooms, especially when brushed with garlic and herb oil, highlights their umami flavors. Tossing them into a kale salad graced with bacon and lemon will highlight your meal.

Summer Decadence: Crispy Zucchini Fritters with Lemony Yogurt-Herb Dip

Bay Area Bites Food + Drink | Aug 22, 2014

Summer Decadence: Crispy Zucchini Fritters with Lemony Yogurt-Herb Dip

Posted by Kim Laidlaw

Crisp-edged, pan-fried zucchini cakes—like a summery latke—make use of the season’s delicious bounty. Top them off with a flavorful lemony yogurt and herb dip.

American Gaythic: LGBT Farmers Gain Visibility

Civil Eats | Aug 21, 2014

American Gaythic: LGBT Farmers Gain Visibility

Posted by Civil Eats

The Rural Pride Campaign is a series of day-long summits focused on the LGBT experience in rural America sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the NCLR, and the True Colors Fund.

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