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2009-04-20 13:00:00

Beall Proposes Fee on Liquor, Wine, Beer Industry to mitigate alcohol-related impacts SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Assembly Bill 1019 -- a proposal to impose a fee on the beer, wine, and liquor industries to mitigate the billions in costs to Californians for alcohol-related problems -- advances to its first hearing this legislative session on Tuesday before the California State Assembly Health Committee. Revenue from the fee would be used to establish a program to...

2009-03-03 14:31:00

SPARTA, Mich., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Riveridge Produce Marketing is pleased to announce a whole new apple experience with the North American launch of the Red Prince apple. This exciting new apple variety is available exclusively at King Soopers and City Market stores throughout Colorado. The Royally Crisp, Red Prince apple, is sure to delight apple lovers. The variety provides a rich, full flavor with mildly sweet taste excellent for fresh eating, salads and baking. Its attractive,...

2008-12-01 08:33:11

Thirsty consumers seeking to wet their whistles can pay less for booze than bottled water at leading British supermarkets, research indicates. The British government announced plans last week to tackle a binge drinking epidemic in the country by banning bars and shops from having irresponsible price promotions. But the anti-substance abuse charity Addaction says its research shows that discounted store-brand alcohol can be had for as little as 35 cents per can, The Times of London reported...

2008-10-05 00:00:09

A Fruity exhibition has launched at the Gloucester Folk Museum. "Apple of my Eye" features paintings, drawings, ceramics, photographs and other mediums, all on the theme of apples and their connection to Gloucestershire. Among oil paintings by Trina Hayes and ceramics by Viv Ayres and Anne Williams, there is a selection of rare photographs of cider and perry making in Gloucestershire and Herefordshire by Jacqueline Sarsby. The exhibition, which runs until Wednesday coincides with the...

2008-10-04 00:00:11

St andrew's School at Buckland Monachorum near Yelverton celebrates National Apple Day on October 10. The day starts with an assembly featuring bees and their importance. At 9.30am, Peter Gorton from the Horn of Plenty comes to judge the Bramley apple pie competition, assisted by Celia Steven, great- grandaughter of Henry Merryweather, who first introduced the Bramley commercially to this country. Pupils will be pressing apples with Cider With Roadies and learning all about how apples...

2008-10-02 12:05:23

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/807b95/ciderperry_in_the) has announced the addition of the "Cider/Perry in the US" report to their offering. This Cider/Perry in the US market report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market at a national level. It provides the latest retail sales data, allowing you to identify the sectors driving growth. It identifies the leading companies, the leading brands and offers strategic analysis of key...

2008-10-01 18:00:17

The Hay Creek Apple Festival will be held from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 11 at historic Joanna Furnace. The festival site is off Route 10, three miles north of Morgantown. Parking is on site with a parking donation. Guests may begin their festival day by savoring an array of homemade Hay Creek apple specialties, starting with the all-you-can- eat apple pancake breakfast, which will be served from 7 to 10 a.m. For the rest of the day, many more apple-based treats will be available, including...

2008-10-01 09:00:28

By ALAN RODEN City ALCOHOL experts in the Capital want the Government to impose inflation-busting price rises and ban large glasses of wine to help tackle binge drinking. Ministers recently proposed a wide-ranging overhaul of alcohol laws, which includes a minimum price for drink in supermarkets and off-licences and raising the minimum age at which alcohol can be bought in shops to 21. Action on Alcohol and Drugs in Edinburgh (AADE), a partnership of key bodies including the council,...

2008-09-30 15:00:29

BETHEL - As part of Harvestfest, the Bethel Historical Society observed its annual Apple and Pumpkin Festival on Sept. 20. Executive Director Stanley R. Howe did his annual cider pressing demonstration throughout the day on the lawn of the O'Neil Robinson House, using a press recently donated to the society by former president Alden T. Kennett. Pumpkin whoopee pies were on sale, made by Rachel MacKay, Grace McKivergan and Mary Keniston. In the afternoon, Howe added applesauce-making to...

2008-09-28 00:00:17

A pples that thrive in the worst of the Westcountry weather are ripening in the orchard at Thornhayes Nursery. They have wonderful bucolic names, hinting at their heritage. There's Don's Delight ("an excellent cooker"), Farmer's Glory, from the Haldon Hills near Exeter, the sweet dessert apple Pigs Nose, so-called because its base resembles a snout, and the Nine Square, a substantial slab-sided green cooking apple once thought extinct. The nursery on the lower slopes of the Blackdown...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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