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Farmers' Market Economics

We explore the economics of bringing food from field to fork.

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Can Riots Be Predicted? Experts Watch Food Prices

High food prices have often been cited as a factor behind mass protest movements. But a group of researchers say food prices can actually be used to predict when social unrest will occur. And according to their mathematical modeling, we've hit the threshold for more waves of riots.
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Assessing The Health Benefits Of Omega-3

Omega-3 fish oil supplements are widely thought to help prevent a variety of ailments including heart disease, Alzheimer's and depression: Assessing the health benefits of an Omega-3 rich diet.

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Nearing Its 50th Birthday, Arby's Gets A 'Fresh' Makeover, New Logo

After scoring poorly on recent restaurant surveys, Arby's is introducing fresh-made sandwiches and a new logo. But the chain is not about to ditch the curly fries that made it famous.
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D.C. Food Trucks Begin Charging Sales Tax

The District is now treating food trucks more like restaurants, which means lunch may cost a little more.

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'Old-School' Food Shopping Feels New As U.S. Cities Revive Public Markets

Urbanites and developers keen on fresh food and a more personable shopping experience are rediscovering the old public markets and rebuilding them.

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