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Despite The Drought, California Farms See Record Sales In 2014

| Aug 27, 2015

Despite The Drought, California Farms See Record Sales In 2014

Posted by NPR Food

While the drought has put a strain on California agriculture, its farms actually set a record for total sales — $54 billion — in 2014. How? By pumping more water from their wells.

Drake’s Dealership: Drake’s Brewing Expands Its Empire With Sprawling, Sunny Oakland Beergarden

| Aug 27, 2015

Drake’s Dealership: Drake’s Brewing Expands Its Empire With Sprawling, Sunny Oakland Beergarden

Posted by Shelby Pope

With a gloriously large patio and well thought out menu, Drake’s attempt to expand their empire is mostly a success.

Big Food is Spending Millions to Lobby for Less Transparency

| Aug 26, 2015

Big Food is Spending Millions to Lobby for Less Transparency

Posted by Civil Eats

From GMO labeling to pesticides to the source of the meat you buy, a handful of companies are spending heavily to keep information off your food labels.

Bay Area Bites Guide to 8 Great Places to Buy Fresh Fish

| Aug 25, 2015

Bay Area Bites Guide to 8 Great Places to Buy Fresh Fish

Posted by Kelly O'Mara

The Bay Area is surrounded by water, making it a great place to find fresh local fish. Try these spots.

Three Stone Hearth, A Worker-Owned Cooperative, Bottles Sustainability, Community and Love

| Aug 24, 2015

Three Stone Hearth, A Worker-Owned Cooperative, Bottles Sustainability, Community and Love

Posted by Lila Volkas

Three Stone Hearth in Berkeley calls upon the wisdom from traditional diets to fill the bellies of the community with local, organic, sustainably-sourced and nutrient-dense food.

Scourge No More: Chefs Invite Corn Fungus To The Plate

| Aug 24, 2015

Scourge No More: Chefs Invite Corn Fungus To The Plate

Posted by NPR Food

American and Canadian chefs are learning what Mexicans have long known: a bluish fungus that infects corn kernels is delicious. And now scientists want to figure out how to grow it on corn on purpose.

No Fear Homemade Mayonnaise: Better Than What’s In The Jar

| Aug 23, 2015

No Fear Homemade Mayonnaise: Better Than What’s In The Jar

Posted by NPR Food

This week in our series Do Try This At Home: Making mayonnaise that's just as delicious, if not better, than what comes out of the jar.

Recipe: Buttery Breakfast Popovers

| Aug 21, 2015

Recipe: Buttery Breakfast Popovers

Posted by Kim Laidlaw

Simple puffs of eggy, buttery goodness, these popovers are perfectly golden brown and crisp on the outside and custardy on the inside.

Food Waste And Beef Fat Will Be Making Airplanes Soar

| Aug 20, 2015

Food Waste And Beef Fat Will Be Making Airplanes Soar

Posted by NPR Food

Biofuel producers are teaming up with farms, meatpackers and waste management companies to tap the gassy waste on farms to make renewable jet fuel and diesel for vehicles.

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