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Virginia Pushing To Allow Food Stamps At Farmers Markets

The Virginia and federal governments are making it possible for the state's farmers' markets to accept food stamps.

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Sikh Community Reacts To Shooting

A gunman killed six and injured three at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin yesterday, stunning the Sikh community in the U.S. and abroad. We talk with a leader in the Washington Sikh community about the reaction among devotees of the faith.

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USDA And The Future Of Food Policy

Why the National Cattlemen's Beef Association took the USDA to task over Meatless Mondays, and what it says about the future of the Farm Bill and the direction of American food policy.

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FreshFarm Markets Celebrates 15 Years

A popular market in Dupont Circle is celebrating its 15th birthday.

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Drought: The Local Impact

Kojo explores the drought's regional impact on food, and looks at the weather patterns that are creating these damaging conditions.

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Calorie Police: Legislating How Much We Eat

From limiting sales of large sodas to requiring calorie counts on restaurant menus, lawmakers are trying to help Americans slim down and eat healthy. What it takes to modify behavior at the dinner table.

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Farm Business For War Veteran Grows

The unemployment rate for Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans is 95 percent, but one former Marine is bucking the trend and experiencing a booming business.

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House Lawmakers Divided Over Farm Bill

House lawmakers face the farm bill when they return from their July 4 recess.

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The Farm Bill: What Consumers Should Know

The U.S. Senate debates a bill that touches on everything from sugar to food stamps and may change the way tax dollars support the nation's food production.

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Starting A Specialty Food Business

Every family has a favorite home recipe they think has commercial potential. Kojo explores what it takes to start a specialty food business and get your product into stores.

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