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Kids Plant Michelle Obama’s White House Kitchen Garden for the Last Time

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Mon, 04/11/2016 (All day)
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Shopping & Food

Michelle Obama helped to turn the dirt and plant seedlings on the South Lawn of the White House for the last time as first lady on Tuesday. She planted, among other crops, the same kind of lettuce grown on the International Space Station.

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Spring’s Here, So Let’s Eat All of Its Best, Most Sustainable Vegetables

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Mon, 03/28/2016 (All day)

Longer days and warmer weather mean that early spring greens and other things are starting to appear in the markets and not a moment too soon. Here are a few updates for you.

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Could This Be the Food-Waste Diet America Needs?

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Tue, 03/22/2016 (All day)
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Shopping & Food

By this point, you’ve probably heard about the problem: The United States wastes a huge amount of food, as much as $165 billion worth of it every year, or 40 percent of what is produced. In recent years, the issue has received increased attention from environmentalists, the media, and even President Obama, who set a goal to cut food waste in half by 2030.

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On the Front Lines of Food Safety

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Sat, 06/01/2013 - 10:02pm
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Shopping & Food

With piles of fresh strawberries beckoning consumers at markets and stores this season, an alliance of a major retailer, fruit growers and farm workers has begun a program to promote healthy produce and improve working conditions.