Latest Local food News

Czechs reject mandatory quotas on local food in stores

Apr. 13, 2021 17:04 PM EDT

PRAGUE (AP) — Czech lawmakers have rejected a proposed bill to reduce dependency on food imports by imposing a quota of locally-produced food to be sold in supermarkets. Lawmakers in the upper house, or the Senate, dismissed the bill last month. It would have required...

Scrapple Trail honors love-it or loathe-it breakfast meat

Apr. 04, 2021 09:28 AM EDT

MIDDLETOWN, Del. (AP) — You either love or loathe the loaf. Scrapple, the breakfast meat made with pig parts not often talked about — like snouts, livers and hearts — a thick layer of cornmeal mush, and sprinkles of herbs and spices, is not for everyone. ...

Scott Depot bar an oasis for craft beer drinkers

Mar. 21, 2021 10:26 AM EDT

SCOTT DEPOT, W.Va (AP) — Hobbies have a way of taking over. The Pallet Bar in Scott Depot started off in Ben Burton’s garage with just three friends in the neighborhood, hanging out. Burton, a tax accountant for Mountaineer Gas; Shane Richardson,...

Pandemic sends Minnesota meat lovers to local butcher shops

Feb. 08, 2021 01:07 AM EST

MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) — Last spring, COVID-19 outbreaks tied to major meat processing plants in the state temporarily disrupted the supply chain for pork and other meat products. So consumers turned quickly to local suppliers for the food they were having trouble finding on supermarket...

Czechs to make mandatory minimum of local food in stores

Jan. 20, 2021 08:26 AM EST

PRAGUE (AP) — The lower house of the Czech Parliament approved on Wednesday a requirement that supermarkets carry a minimum share of local food, a move to be less dependent on imports. The share of Czech food in stores that are bigger than 400 sq. meters (4305 sq. feet)...

Frankfort’s food desert: what's been lost and what may come

Jan. 16, 2021 12:01 PM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — In December, shortly after the city bought the old Bryant’s Pic-Pac building, Frankfort resident Devin Armstrong started a petition. “You can talk to just about anybody in South Frankfort and if you talk for 15 minutes or so, the need for a...