Farmers are getting real-time news they can use, and moral support, from other farmers on Twitter. The social networking tool is especially important in this year's severe drought, which is affecting most of the country.
Small private school students ordered 70 percent more food than others between midnight and 2 a.m. That could be because they tend to have more money and fewer on-campus dining options during those hours.
Grocery auctions find eager buyers for food that is discontinued, seasonal or near its sell-by date. The food is generally still good after its sell-by date, and these auctions may be one answer to America's growing food waste problem.
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