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

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Advocates outraged over $21 billion cut to food stamps program

By Zenitha Prince Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) — Congressional leaders and anti-hunger advocates expressed outrage

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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 ...
Rats, roaches, flies found at some public school cafeterias
By Jessica Williams Your kid’s public-school cafeteria may not be as clean as you think. Although the majority of New Orleans’ public-school cafeterias have gotten out of recent health inspections ...
Minority-focused culinary scholarship begins 2012 application process
By David T. Baker The Louisiana Weekly New Orleans, LA -- Chefs Move! - the culinary scholarship program sponsored by the John Besh Foundation - will begin accepting applications for its 2012 ...
Daniel Nguyen explains the aquaponics process to members of the Vietnamese community.  Photo Credit: David T. Baker
Aquaponics being taught in Vietnamese community
By L. Kasimu Harris The Louisiana Weekly The students’ aim is turning brown poop into green money. So far, they have spent three days in a classroom studying the theory and application ...

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