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Stories with subject: Food and drink
  • Effort underway to revitalize 'Arkansas Grown' 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 3:16 pm
  • LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Two months after Arkansas agricultural officials gathered at the Governor's Mansion to announce efforts to revitalize the "Arkansas Grown" program, nearly 150 farmers and buyers have added their names to a list of willing project participants.

  • EXCHANGE: Couple starts online food order website 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 1:22 pm
  • GALESBURG, Illinois - Meals with a few mouse clicks - the ability to get local restaurant food online is forthcoming as a Galesburg couple recently launched their new food ordering and delivery service.

  • DC business brews culture of kombucha fans 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 10:20 am
  • WASHINGTON - In a back room of Washington's Union Kitchen, Andreas Schneider and his co-workers fill 12-ounce glass bottles with a citrus-colored beverage.

  • Mayor's menu filled up: 1 day, 24 restaurants 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 12:26 am
  • JENKINTOWN, Pennsylvania - The mayor of a small town in the Philadelphia suburbs can offer a guarantee to his constituents: He won't be going to bed hungry.

  • School food service workers learn healthy recipes 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 5:58 pm
  • DE PERE, Wisconsin - A Wisconsin chef is teaching school food service workers in the Green Bay area the art of preparing healthy meals from scratch.

  • Coffee shop work therapy for some veterans 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 3:02 pm
  • GAINESVILLE, Florida - A Gainesville area coffee shop was created to help veterans by giving them a place to heal through work therapy.

  • Police: 4 charged after vandalism, fight at party 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 2:44 pm
  • IRASBURG, Vermont - Vermont State Police say four people are facing charges after a window was smashed and a fight broke out at a party in Irasburg.

  • Bill could slow Florida craft beer industry growth 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 11:02 am
  • SANTA ROSA BEACH, Florida - The fight between craft brewers and the distributors of Budweiser over the legalization of half-gallon beer containers has gotten so bitter that it is even being likened to extortion.

  • Court case to test Minnesota's 'Buy the Farm' law 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 8:34 pm
  • MINNEAPOLIS - A case set for trial next week is expected to test Minnesota's "Buy the Farm" law, which is meant to require utilities building high-voltage power lines to buy out farms in the way if affected landowners demand it.

  • Whole Foods recalls croissants over undeclared egg 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 7:43 pm
  • AUSTIN, Texas - Whole Foods Markets is recalling mini butter croissants sold in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana because they contain eggs, an undeclared allergen.

  • Oklahoma-based Sonic plans expansion over 10 years 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 11:23 am
  • OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma-based Sonic Corp. plans to open 1,000 new drive-in restaurants nationwide over the next 10 years, expanding the chain by about 30 percent, the company said.

  • Organic food firm coming to central Pennsylvania 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 9:52 am
  • DUBOIS, Pennsylvania - A company that specializes in premium and organic food and drink products plans to open a production facility in central Pennsylvania that's expected to create 100 jobs.

  • Brewers seek to rekindle Belgium's love of beer 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 5:43 am
  • DWORP, Belgium - The ruby lettering on the front of the old corner pub "In de Welkom" has peeled almost beyond recognition. Owner Leza Wauters, a tough 87-year-old, is holding on to her business but can't say how much longer. Sooner or later, yet another bar with a warm "Welcome" will be gone.

  • Grant money increases for Michigan specialty crops 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 4:06 am
  • LANSING, Michigan - Michigan could receive nearly $2 million in federal block grants for specialty crops as a result of the U.S. farm bill.

  • Berea picked for Livable Communities competition 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 4:06 am
  • BEREA, Kentucky - Berea is one of four Appalachian communities chosen for a program to help promote economic development, preserve rural lands and increase access to locally grown food.

  • Colorado advances edible marijuana restrictions 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 9:50 pm
  • DENVER - A Colorado proposal to widen a ban on certain types of edible marijuana advanced Thursday in the state House amid concerns that it could be too broad.

  • 108th General Assembly adjourns for the year 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 5:20 pm
  • NASHVILLE, Tennessee - State lawmakers concluded a session Thursday in which they approved measures to allow folks to buy wine in grocery stores, fight methamphetamine production and give high school graduates free tuition at community colleges.

  • Construction ends at Biloxi's Golden Nugget 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 8:15 am
  • BILOXI, Mississippi - Construction that transformed the Golden Nugget Casino Biloxi over the past 16 months is coming to an end and a three-day party to celebrate its completion is about to begin.

  • Omaha police to sit down to coffee with public 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 5:05 am
  • OMAHA, Nebraska - Residents in and around Omaha's Benson community can get to know their local police officers a little better over coffee.

  • Va. boasts 240-plus farmers' markets 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 3:05 am
  • RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia is seeing an explosion of farmers' markets.

  • Wisconsin's Oneida tribe hosts food summit 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 11:52 am
  • ASHWAUBENON, Wisconsin - The Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin hopes to combat serious health problems among Native Americans by teaching other tribal members to farm and preserve their own food.

  • Landmark Peru eatery coming back from tornado 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 10:40 am
  • PERU, Indiana - B-K West is more than just a drive-in restaurant to its owner, J.D. Hann. It's a piece of his childhood, a historic Peru landmark, and it's his baby.

  • Bake house invests time, love in artisan products 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 10:22 am
  • PITTSBURGH - Nick Ambeliotis speaks in terms of art when he talks about baking bread but acts like a patient investor.

  • Take a stroll in these Istanbul neighborhoods 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 10:08 am
  • ISTANBUL - Istanbul, the noisy metropolis on the Bosporus Strait lauded by many a travel ranking, has much more to offer than grand mosques and bazaars. Away from the din of typical tourist haunts, a walk around the neighborhoods of Karakoy, Balat and Kuzguncuk will peel back the surface to reveal the city's multilayered history, and the lifestyles of those who've lived it.

  • Riverton farmers market brings complaints 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 9:17 am
  • RIVERTON, Wyoming - Businesses and customers are complaining about options being discussed for a new farmers market location in Riverton.