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Farmers

  1. trade wars
    American Farmers Are Horrified by Trump’s Tariffs“No winners emerge from a trade war and that’s particularly true when it involves food and nutrition.”
  2. agriculture
    The Farmer Struggling to Recover After Hurricane Harvey Destroyed EverythingHurricane Harvey wiped out Garrett Gundermann’s Texas farm. This is what it’s like to start over from scratch after unprecedented devastation.
  3. food politics
    U.K. Farmers Warn Brexit Could Make Their Crops ‘Rot in the Fields’In a very familiar-sounding argument, they point out 20 percent of their workforce is foreign.
  4. trade
    Farmers in Trump’s Heartland Now ‘Very Worried’ About His Position on NAFTAThey already face industrywide surpluses without the addition of new trade barriers.
  5. food policy
    Angry Farmers Say Withdrawing From TPP Will Cost Them $4 Billion This YearTrump called the controversial trade deal a “disaster” that would “rape our country.”
  6. meatpacking
    New USDA Rules Make It Harder for Big Meat to Screw Small FarmersTyson and other companies have promised to fight this “overregulation.”
  7. surpluses
    The Food-Price Slump Is Officially the Country’s Longest Since 1960It hasn’t been easy on farmers.
  8. surpluses
    Plummeting Corn, Meat, and Dairy Prices Are Plaguing FarmersAnalysts predict the slump could be the country’s worst in over 50 years.
  9. Wage Fights
    Farmers Say $15 Wage Would ‘Decimate’ ProfitsSome are already swapping veggies for grains, which require less work.
  10. Organic Food
    Organic Farmers Hate Whole Foods’ New Produce Rating System“If you can get a ‘best’ rating as a conventional farmer using pesticides and other toxic substances, why would you grow organically?”
  11. Video Feed
    Here’s the Trailer for Farmland, a Down-Home Food Doc Brought toA consortium of industry forces tries to explore their cinematic side.
  12. 'Shrooms
    Quit Your Day Job and Start Growing ShiitakesDemand is higher than supply.
  13. Government
    This Farmer Owes the Government 1.2 Million Pounds of Raisins“The rape of the raisin growers.”
  14. Mutant Crops
    Billionaires Give Millions to Provide Farmers With Genetically Modified SeedsPrepare for mutant crops.
  15. Scary Things
    This Crazy-Hot Summer Is Scaring Chefs and FarmersThe Cleveland-based chef says we can no longer deny climate change.
  16. Chefs
    Quay Chef Dan Marquis Puts His Farm on His TableQuay chef cooks from his own farm.
  17. Mediavore
    National Critics Slam Loss of L.A. Times Star System; Lou Amdur SellingVoices like Tom Sistema and Michael Bauer think the paper’s latest move is a cop-out.
  18. Mediavore
    NJ Homebrewers Turn Love of Hops Into Cash Crops; FDA Mulls BPA BanPlus: Celine Dion’s heart goes on despite love for smoked meat; and with lots of bones, you can make porky tonkatsu ramen at home, all in our morning news roundup.
  19. Mediavore
    Cappuccino: It’s What’s for Breakfast; Millionaires Weaned From Food StampsEspresso should be sipped after a meal and not its creamy counterpart.
  20. Mediavore
    Jersey Shore Bar Guilty of Cheap Vodka Switcheroo; Republicans Root OutPlus: The proper time to drink cappuccino is in the morning; and meet the new farmerati, all in our morning news roundup.
  21. Mediavore
    Radiation Found in Japanese Baby Food; Pinot Payola Scandal Hits WineWine writer Jay Miller resigns after news leaks that he accepted money for appearances.
  22. Mediavore
    Nonprofits Struggle to Keep the Poor and Hungry Fed; Pregnant Beyonce CravesPlus: Bloggers change the face of food reviews; and Mediterranean cuisine is having a moment, all in our morning news roundup.
  23. Mediavore
    Farmers to Get Disaster Relief; Beyonce Craves French FriesPlus a moment for Mediterranean cuisine and more, all in our morning news round-up.
  24. Mediavore
    Local Farmers Reach Out to Pumpkin Growers Elsewhere to Fill Orders; Dud SpudsPlus: ‘Esquire’ releases a manly cookbook; and Wendy’s spent two years developing its latest burger roll out, all in our morning news roundup.
  25. Mediavore
    Storm-Ravaged Chinese Takeout Looted During Irene; Iowa Egg Farmers Aren’tPlus: Manayunk restaurants contend with flooding; and Atlantic City’s casinos reopen after closing for the hurricane, all in our morning news roundup.
  26. Mediavore
    Wine-Drinking Linked to Lower Weight Gain; Andre Ethier Connects With UnionThe Dodger star helps grill hot dogs and prepare Thanksgiving turkeys for those in need.
  27. Mediavore
    Area Farmers Sweat Over Hot and Dry Weather Conditions; Insects Taste a LittlePlus: research shows restaurants often under-report calorie counts for most dishes; and a cult-favorite New Orleans restaurateur succumbs to cancer, all in our morning news roundup.
  28. Mediavore
    California Prisoners Launch Hunger Strike; Entenmann’s Adds Two Cents To CaseyInmates stand behind a hunger strike that started on Friday at Pelican Bay over inhumane conditions.
  29. Mediavore
    Boston Mob Tours Spotlight Gangster Hangouts; Want to Get Rich? Become A Farmer!Plus San Francisco jails cater to vegan whims and more, all in our morning news round-up.
  30. Mediavore
    Nutter’s Ultimatum: Soda Tax or Increased Property Taxes; Too Much CoffeePlus: Scientists are very close to producing “super wheat”; and McDonald’s in Europe gets hip to sustainable fish, all in our morning news roundup.
  31. Mediavore
    L.A. Leads U.S. Counties In Hunger; MOD Tackling L.A.’s Food DesertsOver 1.7 million Angelenos faced hunger issues in 2009, more than any other county in the country.
  32. Mediavore
    Stars Align for Selling Off of PA’s State-Owned Liquor Stores; BisonPlus South Carolina governor Mark Sanford now spends less on food, and the time is right to finally try kombucha, all in our daily news roundup.
  33. Mediavore
    Parx Adds a Noodle Bar and Asian Table Games; Paula Deen’s Housekeeper GetsPlus French truffle farmers take truffle theft more seriously than murder, and a conservative Jewish group proposes new kosher food standards, all in our morning news roundup.
  34. Mediavore
    New Food Safety Laws Go Into Effect in PA in 2011; Fine Dining Is Really Bad ForPlus burglars rob a food bank in Baltimore, and with fewer people flying, airport food-vendor earnings are down, all in our morning news roundup.
  35. Mediavore
    Joey Vento Undergoes Surgery for Colon-Rectal Cancer; Kids Who Drink Four LokoPlus half the food eaten on the International Space Station comes from the U.S., and undercover video shows alleged animal abuse on a Texas egg farm, all in our morning news update.
  36. Foodievents
    Seats Still Available for MidAtlantic’s Farmer’s FeastMidAtlantic’s Farmer’s Feast salutes farmers and brewers.
  37. Mediavore
    City Council Blocks Expansion of an Upper Roxborough Community Garden;Plus Iron Chef tanks in Australia, and college administrators crack down on “drunkorexia” all in our morning news roundup.
  38. Neighborhood Watch
    JG Domestic Looks Good for Friday’s Launch; Memphis Taproom Debuts Its BeerPlus Wawa gets zoning approval form Northeast neighbors, and Terrace Taproom gets a kitchen, all in our roundup of neighborhood news.
  39. Mediavore
    Top Chef: D.C. Winner Kevin Sbraga Headlines the Epicurean Palate;Plus the UK’s Health Secretary apologizes to Jamie Oliver, and kinchi prices skyrocket in Korea, all in our morning news roundup.
  40. Mediavore
    PLCB’s Proposed Handling Fees Will Likely Increase Liquor Costs; AmericansPlus last year’s canned pumpkin shortage is over, and the body of one-time Kitchen Nightmares chef was recovered from the Hudson River, all in our morning news roundup.
  41. Mediavore
    Drexel Offers One of the Country’s Only Classes Devoted to Korean Food;Plus Campbell Soup heiress Mary Alice Dorrance Malone is one of America’s wealthiest, and Democrats worry that school lunch funding will take away from food stamps, all in our morning news roundup.
  42. Mediavore
    Hot, Dry Weather Produces ‘Napalike’ Grapes in South Jersey; Gluten-Free DietsPlus a third massive fish kill in ten weeks washes up thousands of fish on Jersey Shore Beaches, and FDA will hold hearings on genetically modified salmon this week, all in out morning news roundup.
  43. Mediavore
    L&I Denies Targeting Italian Market Vendors; PA’s Indoor Smoking Ban Has Had aPlus PA farmers are eligible for emergency drought relief, and Michelle Obama urges restaurateurs to provide more healthy items on kids’ menus, all in our morning news roundup.
  44. Recalls
    The FDA Thinks Pennsylvania Is Doing an Eggcellent JobIn the coming inspections of egg farms throughout the country, the FDA will follow PA’s practices.
  45. Farmers Markets
    Reading Terminal Market to Absorb Farm to CityThe pioneering business that helped launch the city’s farmers markets is returning to its birthplace.
  46. Mediavore
    Macrobrew Mega-Merger Forces One of PA’s Largest Wholesalers Out ofPlus PA farmers want the USDA to pay for new equipment for tracking diseased livestock, and competitive eating is blowing up in the UK, all in our morning news roundup.
  47. Lists
    A Bumper Crop of Farmers Markets Sprouts Up NationwideWhile California and New York have the most farmers markets, midwest states saw the largest growth in new markets.
  48. Mediavore
    Hoagies For Guns Is a Dud; Urban Foragers Harvest Free FruitPlus Kelis writes a cookbook, and the Obama’s don’t care for beets, all in our morning news roundup.
  49. Mediavore
    Thieves Steal 980 Boxes of Bananas in Vineland; Heat Wave Propmts Early PeachPlus Cinnabon reinvents itself, and the country’s most influential wine critic plans to retire, all in our morning news roundup.
  50. Mediavore
    NJ Farmers Struggle With Heat and Lack of Rain; Guacamole and Salsa ArePlus South Street restaurants close early to deal with unruly mobs, and London has the worst food of any European city, all in our morning news roundup.
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