Food & Drink

Giselle Wellman gave up restaurant glamour to become a modern lunch lady and gardener.Jim Sullivan “We’re looking for a chef.” Giselle Wellman’s mother works at the San Diego Jewish Academy and called her chef daughter with an opportunity, but didn’t get an immediate bite. “Come on, Mom. I don’t want to work in a school.” Wellman is
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A farmer holding shelled and unshelled coffee beans in Rwanda. Courtesy of Getty Royalty Free While emerging technologies like blockchain and artificial intelligence can capture our imagination, some of the most game-changing innovations for smallholder farmers are more modest. Seeds. Roads. Electricity. While such technologies may seem mundane, they are anything but. Reaching smallholder farmers in
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Photo by H. Armstrong Roberts/ClassicStock/Getty Images) With exceptions, the American wine industry hasn’t been known for innovative marketing . Wine Industry Sales and Education (WISE) has been attemptiing to change the industry’s outlook since 2008 when it became the first wine industry Direct-to-Consumer (DtC) sales and marketing training ground and certification program. Since then, WISE has branched into
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Brooke Williamson joins Sur La Table National Chef Joel Gamoran on “Scraps.”Scraps Sur La Table National Chef Joel Gamoran continues to scour the U.S. for the TV show “Scraps,” collaborating with esteemed chefs to host dinner parties starring produce and proteins that would otherwise become food waste. Season 2 spans 10 half-hour episodes and airs on FYI and A&E
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Mickey Mouse, Mickey?s Jammin Jungle Parade, Animal Kingdom, Disney World, Orlando, Florida, USA While the legendary them park has long poured a variety of wine and beers at its parks in Japan and Paris, it has rarely served alcoholic beverages in its parks in California and Florida. The amusement park had briefly launched a California
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A sea of corn awaiting harvest in Norway, Iowa. (Getty Images) Congress sets and resets the nation’s agricultural and food policy about every five years through a comprehensive piece of legislation known as the farm bill. When the 2018 Farm Bill is passed later this year, it will look very different from the one that originated
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You can take your family to Virginia Beach with for a relaxed vacation of surf, sun and other beachy pursuits. Or, you can head there to age your own, personal barrel of whiskey. The Cavalier Hotel re-opened earlier this year, after three years and $82 million dollars worth of renovations, but the most unusual addition
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A package label identifies a food product that does not contain genetically modified ingredients. CREDIT: AP Photo/Bill Sikes A group called the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation has petitioned the Food and Drug Administration to prohibit use of the term “Non-GMO” on food, arguing this label misleads and deceives consumers about food safety. The Non-GMO Project has
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