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Editorial Roundup: Tennessee

Jun. 16, 2022 16:15 PM EDT

Kingsport Times News. June 15, 2022. Editorial: Tenn. and Va. should keep state park pools open What is it with state park swimming pools? Those swimming pools are one of the biggest draws to our parks. Yet Tennessee has permanently closed half of its park pools,...

Kids grow veg, gain skills in sustainable school garden

May. 29, 2022 01:09 AM EDT

ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) — Just like reading, writing and arithmetic, Rapides Academy for Advanced Academics' sixth graders are learning how beneficial sustainable gardening is with the help of the Good Food Project. The Good Food Project is a program of the Food Bank of Central...

Knowledge, veg thrive in Louisiana school's garden

May. 21, 2022 01:04 AM EDT

ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) — Just like reading, writing and arithmetic, Rapides Academy for Advanced Academics' sixth graders are learning how beneficial sustainable gardening is with the help of the Good Food Project. The Good Food Project is a program of the Food Bank of Central...

Agriculture corner in Asheville brings communities together

May. 07, 2022 00:04 AM EDT

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A mustard seed of faith, hard work and heart are helping to cultivate a historic Asheville neighborhood. In 2014, Southside Community Garden was established as a food source for residents who lacked accessibility to grocery stores. “There...

Biden announces Sept conference on hunger, nutrition, health

May. 04, 2022 08:02 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House will hold a conference on hunger, nutrition and health in September to notch progress on the Biden administration's goals of ending hunger, improving nutrition and physical activity and reducing diet-related diseases. The gathering will be the...

Chef cooks meals in seniors’ kitchens to keep them healthy

Apr. 23, 2022 00:08 AM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Lisa Youngquist wanted to spice up her meals. She’d loved the companionship that the Meals on Wheels volunteers brought whenever they made deliveries. And she definitely didn’t want to go back to the time before that, when for three to four years,...

Culinary concert to offer hands-on dining experience at home

Apr. 17, 2022 00:02 AM EDT

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — It was May 2020 when Dan Weidenbenner consulted his fellow Mill Village Farmsboard members and they decided to move their annual fundraiser to a virtual format. The COVID-19 pandemic was raging, and the organizers reasoned, this was a way to keep momentum...

Rockefeller's $105M plan to produce climate-friendly food

Apr. 04, 2022 09:19 AM EDT

The pandemic sent global hunger soaring, but now the war in Ukraine is making the problem far worse. Since Russia and Ukraine together supply 30% of global wheat exports, a big chunk of the world is losing access to food. Now one of the nation’s biggest foundations is trying to...