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South Carolina Farmers Struggle After Back-To-Back Seasons Of Bad Weather

Agriculture always has its ups and downs, good years and bad. In South Carolina, it's been particularly difficult recently and made worse by massive flooding last year.
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Breaking Down The Science Of Picky Eating

What makes us dislike certain foods? And why is everyone so concerned about what you're eating, anyway? Jane Kauer, an anthropologist who has studied the topic, helps answer our questions.
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An All-Volunteer Squad Of Farmers Is Turning Florida Lawns Into Food

Perfectly manicured lawns are a bit of an obsession in Florida. But one Florida man is working on a project that's turning his neighbors' lawns into working farms.
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Why Restaurants Are Ditching The Switch To No Tipping

It's customer and staff complaints that did away with the model to start, but that's also what's bringing the tradition back to restaurants that've been experimenting with the policy to even out pay.
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'Embodiment Of Grit': How Children Of Farm Workers Became Tech Professionals

We first told you about CSin3 — an accelerated degree program — when it launched three years ago. Now its first cohort is set to graduate, with many students heading into high tech coding jobs.
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The Dabbawallas Will Deliver Wedding Leftovers To The Hungry

Mumbai's dabbawallas, a lunch delivery collective, have begun gathering extra food from events and dropping it off with the homeless.
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Urban Foraging: Unearthing The Wildcrafted Flavors Of Los Angeles

For Pascal Baudar, LA is a treasure trove of edible plants and insects that he uses in unusual culinary creations. He helps some of the city's top chefs put wild foods on menus and has a new cookbook.
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With A 2-Km. Pizza, Naples Aims To Deliver A Slice Of History

On Sunday, this Italian city — birthplace of the Margherita pizza — will try to swipe Milan's record for the world's longest pie.
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Breakfast Backtrack: Maybe Skipping The Morning Meal Isn't So Bad

Dogma has long held that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But emerging science suggests what you eat matters more than when you eat it.
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Fisheries Scientist Under Fire For Undisclosed Seafood Industry Funding

Ray Hilborn has a reputation for challenging studies showing declines in fish populations. But Greenpeace says its public records request has revealed a failure to disclose industry funding on papers.

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