Latest local food Stories

2009-12-14 13:26:00

NEW LONDON, Conn., Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Thames Valley Council for Community Action (TVCCA) today launched a comprehensive network of experts to help New London County neighborhoods establish productive community gardens.

2009-11-17 10:06:00

MEDFORD, Ore., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Naumes Fruit Gifts partners with Oregon Food Bank to feed hungry families during the holidays through its new Donate Fruit commitment.

2009-11-11 10:03:00

COLLINGSWOOD, N.J., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Health care costs and heightened public health concerns have consumers focused on staying well in 2010.

2009-11-10 07:00:00

HONOLULU, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Visitors planning a Hawaii vacation can learn about regional foods at www.ShareYourTable.com.

2009-11-06 07:35:00

--Sold-Out Event Highlights the Role of Farmers' Markets in Sustaining Local Farms-- WASHINGTON, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by FRESHFARM Markets: WHAT: FRESHFARM Markets, a nonprofit that operates nine farmers' markets in D.C.

2009-10-27 15:15:16

A new study by Oregon State University researchers shows that those in poverty in rural Oregon often know what kinds of foods they should be eating, but face tough choices between eating well and spending less money for meals.

2009-10-04 11:00:00

MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Farm Aid praised family farmers for their ingenuity and perseverance at its sold-out benefit concert held today at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Maryland Heights, Mo., just outside of St. Louis.

2009-09-16 09:23:00


2009-09-10 18:21:00

--800 Block of Vermont Avenue Designated for New Farmers' Market-- WASHINGTON, Sept.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.