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In France, pesto is enriched with an umami bomb

In France, pesto is enriched with an umami bomb

Never to be outdone by their Italian neighbors, cooks in Provence have their own fragrant version of pesto. We first came across pistou in Marseille as a no-cook basil and garlic sauce stirred into a hearty bean soup.
UN says it's forced to cut food aid to millions globally because of a funding crisis

UN says it's forced to cut food aid to millions globally because of a funding crisis

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations has been forced to cut food, cash payments and assistance to millions of people in many countries because of “a crippling funding crisis” that has seen its donations plummet by about half as acute hunger is hi
Free food fridges take off in parts of Europe in eco-friendly bid to fight waste

Free food fridges take off in parts of Europe in eco-friendly bid to fight waste

GENEVA (AP) — That head of lettuce you forgot to make a salad with starting to wilt? Did you buy too much bread before heading out for a holiday? In an effort to help eco-conscious consumers, a Geneva nonprofit is ramping up its rollout of street-sid

School-approved Cheetos? Why we must protect school food from corporate interests

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Gleaning, produce rescue at food banks helps feed communities, reduce waste

Gleaning, produce rescue at food banks helps feed communities, reduce waste

EDMONTON — Half-price strawberries in stacked palletsand freshly gleaned spinach from a farm sit in a food bank's walk-in fridge waiting to be redistributed. "There might be a few blemishes but you can just cut that off.
Youth in food-insecure homes made more visits to doctors for mental health: study

Youth in food-insecure homes made more visits to doctors for mental health: study

The mere thought of grocery shopping causes so much anxiety for Jaimee Aragones that she avoids entering stores knowing she would return home without some food she can no longer afford for her kids.
Cheesy, oven-baked potato tacos evoke Los Angeles’ innovative tortilla scene

Cheesy, oven-baked potato tacos evoke Los Angeles’ innovative tortilla scene

While exploring the taco scene in Los Angeles, we learned just how wide of a world filled tortillas could be. Corn tortillas filled with stingray. Hard-shell tacos shaped like baskets.
Coveted donair costume designed for traffic safety campaign, province says

Coveted donair costume designed for traffic safety campaign, province says

EDMONTON — The Alberta government has shared the origin story of a donair costume that's sparked a fierce bidding war.
Greenhouses aim to bring fresh produce to North, putting a dent in food insecurity

Greenhouses aim to bring fresh produce to North, putting a dent in food insecurity

INUVIK, N.W.T. — Rows upon rows of raised beds growing tomatoes, zucchini, beans, wildflowers and herbs line the inside of the Inuvik Community Greenhouse.
Hydroponic greenhouses becoming more popular in the North, but have limitations

Hydroponic greenhouses becoming more popular in the North, but have limitations

INUVIK, N.W.T. — Greenhouses are becoming more popular in northern communities as a way to supplement available groceries and improve food security . Some involve hydroponics, a higher-tech way of growing that doesn’t use soil.