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East Bay Restaurants Adapt to New Minimum Wage

| May 24, 2015

East Bay Restaurants Adapt to New Minimum Wage

Posted by Berkeleyside NOSH

The effects of new minimum wages are causing a ripple effect of changes across the East Bay restaurant scene.

Port Kitchens Merges Co-working and Cooking

| May 23, 2015

Port Kitchens Merges Co-working and Cooking

Posted by Berkeleyside NOSH

A new shared kitchen space has opened in Uptown Oakland at the top of the Kaiser Center mall.

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.

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