Posts Tagged as "Food"

Urban Farms Stretched Thin as Demand for Locally Sourced Spikes in LB

Jun. 23, 2016 / By and
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Long Beach residents want more of their food from hyperlocal sources. Here's how new policies might create more farms and jobs in the city.

In Central Valley, A Produce Truck Can Be a Godsend

Oct. 6, 2014 / By
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Though the Central Valley is known worldwide as an agricultural mecca, many communities here do not have easy access to the fresh fruits and vegetables that surround them in abundance. In fact, some would call areas of Merced “food deserts” for the lack of access to fresh and affordable produce. This invariably takes a toll on resident’s health, and their wallets.

How To Make A Liquor Store A Place For Healthy Food

Aug. 6, 2014 / By
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You can’t choose healthy food if you don’t have access to them. If you often find yourself stepping foot into a liquor store rather than an actual market because there aren’t any grocery stores located closer to your home, then you may live in a food desert...

Farmer’s Markets: One Solution To Food Deserts

Jun. 16, 2014 / By
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By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporter Matthew Barg

 

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Profile: Local “Seafood for the Future” Brings Sustainable, Clean Fish Awareness to Long Beach

Apr. 18, 2014 / By
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By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporter Cole Hughey

It’s not everyday you get to eat fresh seafood caught along the coast...

The Peace Builders- Teen Chefs at Cabrillo High

Jan. 6, 2014 / By
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A group of young teen chefs are learning how to eat and make healthy food through the Health Corps program at Cabrillo High School...

Long Beach Students & Teachers Reflect on Fast Food

Jan. 2, 2014 / By
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Just down the street from Cabrillo High School in West Long Beach is a fast-food paradise: McDonald’s, Taco Bell, Winchell’s, Carl’s Jr., and a Jack-in-the-Box all on opposite corners of PCH and Atlantic...

In Richmond, Eating Healthy Depends On Where You Live

Dec. 27, 2013 / By
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by Luis Cubas

You know how the saying goes: “You are what you eat.” The problem is, we don’t always have a choice...

A Conversation with Gustavo Arellano

Dec. 13, 2013 / By
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From his website: Gustavo Arellano is the editor of OC Weekly, an alternative newspaper in Orange County, California, author of Orange County: A Personal History and Taco USA: How Mexican Food Conquered America, and lecturer with the Chicana and Chicano Studies department at California State University, Fullerton...

NewsLongBeach: Healthy Eating for the Holidays

Nov. 23, 2013 / By
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The holidays are almost here and that means it’s time to overeat. Well, okay, maybe not overeat but sometimes we all don’t eat well...

Youth Speak Out on Food Stamps Cuts

Nov. 13, 2013 / By
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New America Media, First Person, We’Ced staff

Editor’s Note: In 2009, The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act increased Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits – commonly known as food stamps — by 13.6 percent, as a way to bring relief to struggling Americans during the economic recession...

Living Where Fast Food Is Easy But Fresh Food Is Scarce

Oct. 16, 2013 / By
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The Know Youth Media / New America Media, First Person, Jane Carretero, Posted: Oct 11, 2013

Editor’s Note: Getting fresh produce is a challenge in many of California’s farmworker communities, and so is changing young people’s eating habits...