Posts Tagged as "Food"

Eating Locally This Thanksgiving

Nov. 16, 2012 / By
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When Jimmy Ng introduced the process of planting and growing food to elementary students in North Long Beach, he was dumbstruck when they could not answer the question of where a piece of fruit came from...

California’s Pickiest Eaters Grade New School Lunches

Oct. 23, 2012 / By
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News Report by Jacob Simas / NAM Youth Wire reporters

Two months into a new school year that saw stricter federal nutrition guidelines go into effect for school meals, youth reporters from New America Media fanned out in high schools across California to interview their peers and check out the view from the lunch line...

Children and Food | The New School for Public Engagement

Oct. 21, 2012 / By
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The Food Studies program at The New School in New York City draws on a range of disciplines to explore the connections between food and the environment, politics, history, and culture...

What Brought Me To The Brink Of Vegetarianism

Oct. 17, 2012 / By
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By Mark Westbrook

Not a pity-inducing documentary, not a love for animals, not for chakras, chi, or chicks (see disclaimer at bottom)...

School is Out, But Lunch is Still Being Served

Jul. 5, 2012 / By
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By Stephanie Espinoza

Summer is supposed to be a time when kids can break free from the rigors of school...

Breaking the Mold: Women in Restaurant Kitchens

Jun. 17, 2012 / By
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For decades, professional kitchens and restaurants were almost exclusively the domain of male chefs. In recent years, women have come to the forefront as food writers, entrepreneurs and professional chefs...

Community Gardens

Feb. 22, 2012 / By
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Luis Pacheco is a graduate of Edison High School and joined The kNOw in 2009.
He is the author of “Women Deserve More Respect” in Issue 5.


Re-Imagining Small Businesses

Feb. 8, 2012 / By
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Edgar Nuñez (left) and his father are but two examples of small business owners along the Anaheim Corridor.  ..

La Concha: Where Guadalajara and Home Meet

Jan. 11, 2012 / By
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Mojarra frita.  Photo by Prumsodun Ok.

La Concha is a comfy hole-in-the-wall sitting in one of Anaheim Street’s many strip malls...

Coachella Unincorporated: Farmers Market

Dec. 3, 2011 / By
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Reporting by Aurora Saldivar & Noelly Resendiz.

Videography & editing by Santos Reyes.

Aurora Saldivar, Noely Resendiz, and Santos Reyes cover the launch of The Farmers Market down on 6th street at Coachella, Ca...

Double XP on Junk Food in Call of Duty 3

Nov. 23, 2011 / By
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New America Media/The kNOw, Commentary, Luis Pacheco, Posted: Nov 23, 2011

Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3, released Nov...

Breaking Down the Chain: A Guide to the Soft Drink Industry

Nov. 2, 2011 / By
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What does it take to produce and sell a soft drink today?

From manufacturing and bottling to market research and distribution, the soft drink industry involves a complex and sometimes mysterious chain of players, systems, and strategies...