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Farmers Arm Themselves Against Pecan Thieves

A high price for pecans this season has led to a spike in pecan theft. New Mexico farmer Greg Daviet totes a gun and hires security guards this time of year to deter thieves from stepping foot in his orchards.
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How One Former Vegan Learned To Embrace Butchering

To connect better to community and food, one twenty-something has trained to become a butcher.
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Feeding The World Gets Short Shrift In Climate Change Debate

Weather changes wreak havoc on the global food supply. But efforts to reduce the impact of climate change on agriculture haven't gotten much attention in climate change talks.
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Sustainable Seafood Swims To A Big-Box Store Near You

Buying sustainable seafood used to require a trip to a fancy fishmonger. But no more. Big-box stores like Target, Walmart, and Costco are switching to sustainably harvested fish in a big way.
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Big-City Mayors Dig In To Food Policy

Cities are getting into food policy as a means to make it easier for their residents to get healthy food. Funding is also an issue, with billions of USDA dollars flowing to food and health programs.
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Chow Under Mao: Surviving China's Cultural Revolution On Local Food

Chairman Mao's Cultural Revolution may not have been China's best culinary moment in history. But Chinese journalist Sasha Gong, in a new book, revives the simple recipes of her adolescence in China that helped her and her family survive a miserable time.

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