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Movie Review: ‘Food, Inc. 2’ revisits food system, sees reason for frustration and (a little) hope

Movie Review: ‘Food, Inc. 2’ revisits food system, sees reason for frustration and (a little) hope

The makers of the influential 2008 documentary “Food, Inc.” never planned to make a sequel.
Strawberries in space: North Vancouver firm wins $380,000 with out-of-this-world menu

Strawberries in space: North Vancouver firm wins $380,000 with out-of-this-world menu

VANCOUVER — Space food isn't Tang and puréed meat in a tube any longer, in fact it's mushroom bacon and fresh strawberries that have earned a North Vancouver company the grand prize in a Canadian Space Agency and NASA challenge to make food indoors.
Iowa puts $1 million toward summer meal sites, still faces criticism for rejecting federal funds

Iowa puts $1 million toward summer meal sites, still faces criticism for rejecting federal funds

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa is directing nearly a million dollars in grant funding to expand summer meal sites for low-income kids.
North Vancouver company wins $380K in national space food contest

North Vancouver company wins $380K in national space food contest

In outer space and remote communities on earth, the system is designed to provide both nurtrition and a taste of home
New WIC rules include more money for fruits and veggies. They also expand food choices

New WIC rules include more money for fruits and veggies. They also expand food choices

The federal program that helps pay for groceries for millions of low-income mothers, babies and young kids will soon emphasize more fruits, vegetables and whole grains , as well as provide a wider choice of foods from different cultures.
Tangy goat cheese balances meaty mushrooms in a simple vegetarian salad

Tangy goat cheese balances meaty mushrooms in a simple vegetarian salad

A good salad strikes a perfect balance of textures and flavors, but it’s easy to overdo it with rich ingredients, especially when striving to add savory elements.

4 school food program considerations based on insights from Newfoundland and Labrador

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Sustainable farming does pay off, B.C. scientists find

Sustainable farming does pay off, B.C. scientists find

Replacing single-crop farming with a diversity of plants, animals and farming techniques will not lead to a decline in food production and farmers' income; but it will reduce negative impacts on the environment and climate, says a new study.

What needs to happen next for Canada to have a successful school food program

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For an easy, flavorful stir-fry, combine chicken breasts, bell peppers and umami-rich hoisin

For an easy, flavorful stir-fry, combine chicken breasts, bell peppers and umami-rich hoisin

Stir-fries are easy to cook, but getting the flavors just right can require a long list of aromatics and seasonings. Relying on high-impact ingredients cuts down on cost and time, while still delivering big flavor.