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Avian Flu Outbreak Takes Poultry Producers Into Uncharted Territory

| May 22, 2015

Avian Flu Outbreak Takes Poultry Producers Into Uncharted Territory

Posted by NPR Food

Avian influenza is ravaging poultry flocks across the Upper Midwest. The virus is "doing things we've never seen it do before," and understanding about transmission is very limited, a scientist says.

Savoring Seaweeds: What You Need to Know Before Diving In

| May 22, 2015

Savoring Seaweeds: What You Need to Know Before Diving In

Posted by Lisa Landers

The popularity of seaweeds is on the rise in the U.S. as people look to add more plant power to their diets, but questions have also arisen about the promise and safety of eating these sea veggies.

Urban Food Forests Make Fruit Free For The Picking

| May 21, 2015

Urban Food Forests Make Fruit Free For The Picking

Posted by NPR Food

Urban orchards are dropping everything from apples to avocados on Seattle, Bloomington, Ind., Boston and several other cities. Advocates say orchards can have longer lasting impact than gardens.

‘European Adventures’ on Check, Please! Bay Area

| May 21, 2015

‘European Adventures’ on Check, Please! Bay Area

Posted by Wendy Goodfriend

Restaurants reviewed: La Foret (San Jose), Vega (San Francisco), Basque Cultural Center (South San Francisco)

What Do International Trade Agreements Have to Do With Dinner?

| May 20, 2015

What Do International Trade Agreements Have to Do With Dinner?

Posted by Civil Eats

If you’re concerned about food safety, here’s what you need to know about the TPP and TTIP.

Springtime Delight: Rhubarb Puff-Tart Pockets

| May 20, 2015

Springtime Delight: Rhubarb Puff-Tart Pockets

Posted by Kim Laidlaw

Like a pop-tart, only way better, these light-as-air puff pastry tartlets are stuffed with vanilla-scented rhubarb compote.

Urban Farmers Say It’s Time They Got Their Own Research Farms

| May 19, 2015

Urban Farmers Say It’s Time They Got Their Own Research Farms

Posted by NPR Food

The University of the District of Columbia is the one land-grant university in the U.S. with an urban focus. It's fostering studies on growing food in raised beds, hoop houses and shipping containers.

The ‘Mulberry Guy’ Brings Sweat and Passion to Second Career as Suburban Farmer

| May 19, 2015

The ‘Mulberry Guy’ Brings Sweat and Passion to Second Career as Suburban Farmer

Posted by Susan Hathaway

The most hyper-local grower in the Bay Area must surely be Kevin Lynch, "The Mulberry Guy," who travels all of two miles from his suburban micro-farm (otherwise known as his backyard) to the downtown Palo Alto farmers market.

Who Is Behind Those Water Signs On I-5?

| May 19, 2015

Who Is Behind Those Water Signs On I-5?

Posted by Shelby Pope

The signs, "Congress Created Dust Bowl," "No Water=No Jobs," are the work of Families Protecting The Valley, a group of farmers desperate to get your attention.

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