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Local food affair raises funds to support local farmers

By Kaelin Maloid Contributing Writer In a city where cuisine is king and supporting local communities and businesses is a way of life, there may

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New initiative helps moms gain access to fresh produce at farmers markets

By Tia Alphonse Contributing Writer Breastfeeding mothers, or those who receive benefits from the federal program Women, Infants and Children, better known as WIC, now

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Something special is cooking over at Dillard, thanks to Ray Charles
‘Black involvement in the New Orleans Creole cuisine is as old as gumbo and just as important. It is unfortunate that local attitudes toward racial matters have not allowed the ...
Good nutrition means better school performance
(Special to the NNPA from the St. Louis American) — Back to school season can be a daily struggle for parents who pack lunches and make sure their kids have ...
Advocates outraged over $21 billion cut to food stamps program
By Zenitha Prince Contributing Writer trust financial group payday loan (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) — Congressional leaders and anti-hunger advocates expressed outrage over a ...
Activists are outraged over ‘Monsanto Protection Act’
By Matthew Charles Cardinale Contributing Writer ATLANTA, Georgia (Special to the NNPA from The Final Call) — Food safety advocates are outraged over revelations that U.S. Congress and President Barack Obama approved ...
Lower Ninth Ward coalition releases food access action plan
By Ben Ledbetter Contributing Writer The Lower Ninth Ward neighborhood does not have a grocery store, however residents and community organizations are working on changing that. What that has led ...
Whole Foods to open on North Broad and Bienville streets
By Lianna Patch Contributing Writer Mid-City residents tired of the vacant former Schwegmann’s su­permarket at the corner of North Broad and Bienville Streets will soon have a new place to make groceries. ...
Greater St. Stephen teams up with grocery store chain for Thanksgiving
By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer A 2011 AFBF (American Farm Bureau Federation) report stated that the cost of a 16-pound turkey and all the trimmings was about $49.20, a 13 percent jump ...
Star of Food Network’s ‘Big Daddy’s House’ visits New Orleans
[caption id="attachment_5574" align="alignright" width="300" caption="CHEF AARON MCCARGO, JR"][/caption]By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer   Chef Aaron McCargo, Jr., of Food Network fame can be easily mistaken for a native of the Big Easy; with ...

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