Scary Wineries Booming; Food Banks Going Local

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• Some Northern California wineries with macabre themes and names do a booming business right around Halloween. [AP/Mercury News]

• California food banks are starting to use local produce direct from the farm. [NYT]

• Diane Feinstein is leading a pack of legislators to urge the U.S. Dept of Agriculture to fairly distribute $350 million to Central Valley dairy farmers. [Central valley Business Times]

• Red Sox manager Terry Francona battled through a mild case of food poisoning before Thursday’s American League division series opener against the Angels. [LA Times]

• Jamie Oliver is looking for investors to open 30 of his Italian restaurants across Asia. [Bloomberg]

Scary Wineries Booming; Food Banks Going Local