Latest local food Stories

2011-05-19 23:07:07

To David Cleveland, a professor of environmental studies at UC Santa Barbara, it seemed as though Santa Barbara County would be a great example of what many are advocating as a solution to the problems of a conventional agrifood network –– a local food system.

2011-05-12 16:11:00

IRVINE, Calif., May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Orange County Great Park leaders and local area farmers gathered at the Great Park Farm and Food Lab today to announce reaching the milestone of donating more than one million pounds of fresh, locally-grown fruits and vegetables to the Second Harvest Food Bank and Orange County Food Bank.

2011-04-12 05:00:00

EAST HANOVER, N.J., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Triscuit Crackers, a 100% whole grain snack, is joining non-profit Urban Farming and cities across the country including Denver, Washington, DC and Minneapolis in declaring today "Home Farming Day" to kick off the 2011 planting season and celebrate the idea that everyone, everywhere can grow their own vegetables and herbs.

2011-03-16 11:39:00

PHILADELPHIA, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- While for some, St. Patrick's Day invokes thoughts of shamrocks and leprechauns, one ever-present theme for all is the color green.

2011-03-07 07:30:00

LOS ANGELES, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The food truck phenomena is growing at a rapid pace each day as new restaurateurs join the thousands of gourmet food trucks already on the road. Food trucks have become gathering spots for the local community as well as a place where diners can get restaurant quality meals at a fraction of the cost.

2011-03-02 11:05:00

MINNEAPOLIS, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Land O'Lakes, Inc., achieved solid financial results in 2010, including the second-highest net sales and earnings in its 90-year history, despite challenging economic conditions, according to leaders of the national food and agricultural cooperative.

2011-02-03 13:57:00

HAILEY, Idaho, Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Prosperity Organic Foods, Inc., announced it has launched its first 2011 online campaign for Melt® Buttery Spread.

2011-01-31 15:26:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Opening in spring 2011, Relish is a neighborhood market at 3951 San Felipe Street in River Oaks that specializes in local, seasonal and gourmet food and supports the Slow Food movement.

2011-01-06 10:48:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sustainable food service provider Bon Appetit Management Company has reached its goal of partnering with 1,000 small-scale Farm to Fork vendors in its more than 400 cafes nationwide.

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