Food

Rochester seeks ideas for new citizen-led food policy council

The concept of a citizen-led council to inform the community's approach to health and food equity has been discussed in Rochester for decades, according...
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Wed, 08/05/2020 - 9:49am
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Emergency food distributions draw crowds

Cars were backed up a block at times as people came to the Boys and Girls Club Thursday to pick up food. Most people came by car, while others walked...
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Thu, 05/21/2020 - 12:51pm
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Connections: What the pandemic has taught us about food systems

From millions of pints of milk being dumped down drains in Britain, to strawberries meant for markets in India being fed to cattle, the pandemic has...
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Wed, 05/20/2020 - 10:11am
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Connections: Discussing food culture during the pandemic

The Atlantic Monthly has boldly proclaimed, "Foodie culture as we know it is over." The pandemic is "no time for snobbery," the magazine asserts,...
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Thu, 05/07/2020 - 10:36am
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Farmers continue to be impacted by economic shutdown caused by coronavirus pandemic

The owners of an area farm say the nation needs to strike a balance between public health concerns and getting the economy going again, as many farms...
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Wed, 05/06/2020 - 5:59am
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Connections: Discussing tips for planting and gardening during the pandemic

One of the few activities that remains entirely appropriate during the pandemic is time outdoors, and for many people, that includes planting /...
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Wed, 03/25/2020 - 10:30am
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Connections: Discussing Rochester's food scene with the team from RochesterFoodNet

A team of journalists, chefs, and food lovers have united to launch a new online publication called RochesterFoodNet . It's intended to be a source for...
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Fri, 12/27/2019 - 9:29am
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Connections: The Seneca Park Zoo Society's 2019 Environmental Innovation Awards

The Seneca Park Zoo Society's 2019 Environmental Innovation Awards had at least one common theme: food sustainability. Human beings waste a tremendous...
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Tue, 12/17/2019 - 11:09am
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Connections: Discussing Ashkenazi Jewish food with the authors of the "The Gefilte Manifesto"

We talk with the co-founders of the Gefilteria in Brooklyn. They are also the co-authors of "The Gefilte Manifesto" -- a narrative cookbook with new...
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Mon, 02/11/2019 - 9:40am
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New food subsidy cards accepted at Wegmans

Wegmans has become the latest grocery store in New York to accept a new way to pay for food. The grocery chain now accepts eWIC, a government assistance...
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Wed, 11/28/2018 - 12:14pm
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