Posts Tagged as "Food"

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...

Our Community: Californians for Justice

Sep. 4, 2013 / By
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“Our Community” is a VoiceWaves project and community event that was showcased on Aug. 26. Youth reporters were tasked to explore their community through a camera’s lens, each picking one community-based organization to shine a spotlight on...

Millions Face Cuts In Food Assistance

Aug. 10, 2013 / By
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The Arab American News

DEARBORN, Mich. — In Michigan, 1.8 million people will see a cut in their food assistance benefits this fall, when a temporary boost to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program — or SNAP, formerly known as food stamps — is set to expire, according to a new report from the Washington, D.C.-based..

Investing in Our Food: Looking at Local Food Networks

Jul. 30, 2013 / By
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[Ed. Note: On July 18, local residents and leaders came together to discuss community-supported agriculture in Long Beach...

Local Fisherman Eat Contaminated Fish Despite Warnings

Jun. 7, 2013 / By
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By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporters Lauren Harvey, Ashley Ryan, Jessica Mendoza, Taylor Bell and Haley Adams


When the Growing Gets Rough: An Urban Farm Struggles

May. 24, 2013 / By
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By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporters Anthony Garza and Michelle Juvet. Videos by Shahrouz Khalifian

Tucked within the Carmelitos Housing Development in North Long Beach, the Growing Experience has been successful as an urban farm growing fresh and healthy produce and selling it at a low cost since 1996...

Local Teen Tips: How To Eat Healthy In Long Beach

May. 10, 2013 / By
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About 80 percent of U.S. teens follow an unhealthy diet, according to National Health and Nutrition Examination...

Spotlighting Local Business: Dong Mai Cambodian Market

Feb. 21, 2013 / By
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By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporters Sandy Brambila, Chie Uraki, Katrina Guevara and Brianda Sanchez

In July of 2007, the mile-long area along Anaheim Street and between Junipero Avenue and Atlantic Avenue was appointed, Cambodia Town.  ..

Healthy School Food Journalism Award

Feb. 2, 2013 / By
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Earth Day Network has joined forces with author and food activist Michael Pollan, the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, and Alice Waters’ Edible Schoolyard Project to launch the first annual Healthy and Sustainable School Food Journalism Award...

North Long Beach Residents Struggle to Find Healthy Food

Jan. 10, 2013 / By
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Text By CSULB Reporter Candace Manriquez, Video by CSULB Reporters Kim Norlund and Julian Cabrera

In any given direction from where Griselda Florinda Gomez lives on the west side of North Long Beach, there is a major grocery store within two miles...

Is Boyle Heights a food desert or a food swamp?

Dec. 28, 2012 / By
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By  on December 3, 2012

When a new grocery store opens in many communities in Los Angeles, it doesn’t get a lot of attention...

Holiday Food Drives Helps Hungry in Long Beach

Nov. 20, 2012 / By
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By CSULB Student Reporter Natasha Hunkins