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Farming Fish on Land and at Sea

We consider innovations in aquaculture and the advantages of focusing on faster maturing species in over-fished regions.

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USAID Chief Rajiv Shah

Rajiv Shah, the head of the U.S. Agency for International Development, joins Kojo in the studio.

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Introducing Roma Cuisine, The Little-Known 'Soul Food' Of Europe

There's a long history of prejudice against the Roma people in Europe. A non-profit in Slovenia is hoping to diffuse it by launching a restaurant serving the tastiest of the traditional Roma dishes.
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Organic Produce Is A Tough Sell In The Gaza Strip

A group of Gazan farmers has gone organic. While their produce should fetch a premium price, most of it ends up in the public market, mixed in with regular produce and sold for the same price.
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A Sponge Cake's Long, Strange Trip: Germany To Denver, Via Japan

The baumkuchen is an odd yet tasty layered German sponge cake baked on a spit. It arrived in Denver last year via a long, strange tour of Asia. Its history is as complex as its many layers.
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Local Crab-Picking Industry Struggles Amid Low Harvests, Global Competition

As Congress contemplates immigration reform, the future of the seasonal crab-picking workforce is up in the air.
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How Food Companies Court Nutrition Educators With Junk Food

Corporate sponsorship of professional events for nutritionists has been on the rise. But should the gatekeepers of nutrition information be taking free meals and snacks from McDonald's and Hershey's?
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The Latest Food Truck Theme Is Marijuana For Lunch

The food truck craze and recreational marijuana have now collided. MagicalButter, a Seattle-based company, says its Samich food truck is just one of many pot culinary ventures.
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For The Win(e): U.S. Passes France As World's Top Wine Consumer

French wine consumption fell 7 percent between 2012 and 2013, while U.S. consumption grew by 0.5 percent, a report finds. Still, the French drink six times more wine per head than Americans.
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Gardeners' Gems: Designer Crops That Will Wow The Neighbors

For the fashion-conscious gardener, here are the most colorful and flavorful new edibles. This year's picks include the indigo tomato, wasabi and a pineapple-flavored berry.

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