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Stories with subject: Food trends
  • Local fish served in Alaska schools 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 5:31 am
  • JUNEAU, Alaska - Forget the days of "mystery meat" in school lunch, it's easier than ever to get fresh fish from local waters on the menu, thanks to the Fish to Schools program founded in Sitka.

  • Charleston man fights hunger, helps farmers 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 2:14 pm
  • CHARLESTON, Arkansas - After 12 years in Latin America and three years in the United States working with Heifer International to support small farmers, Perry Jones has returned to his roots to do the same thing in Arkansas.

  • Iowa group to offer loans to help food businesses 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 3:45 pm
  • IOWA CITY, Iowa - A group of investors in eastern Iowa plan to offer small loans to local businesses that focus on food, agriculture and sustainability.

  • EXCHANGE: Local food takes root in Mendota 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 8:25 am
  • MENDOTA, Illinois - The local food initiative took root in Mendota recently when a local business partnered with Mendota High School to start providing the school cafeteria with lettuce grown right on campus.