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Man, what a blessing it would be to age like Anthony Bourdain. Famously peripatetic through his 20s, proudly outrunning the IRS through his 30s, untethered from a savings account until his 40s, and blowing the doors off his 50s with a television franchise and a cordial relationship with Barack Obama, he seemed like the ultimate […]

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Intergovernmental and Northern Affairs Minister Minister Dominic LeBlanc is promising changes to the federal government’s northern food security subsidy program in the coming weeks, acknowledging that Nutrition North has “lost its way.” The program, launched in 2011, provides subsidies on shipping to retailers on a list of products the government deems to be nutritious or […]

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While a 23-year-old Paul Benhaim was backpacking through Asia in the early 1990s he was struck by an incongruity. “They were literally living in dirt, a lot of these indigenous people, yet they were the happiest, healthiest people I’d ever met,” says Benhaim. “I decided to look deeper into why that was.” the health benefits of […]

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A Baltimore pastor has taken the reins and helped solve a food scarcity problem plaguing his church. Now he’s built a network of churches across state lines that have helped feed people with good produce, a move that also benefits Black agriculture. Rev. Dr. Heber Brown III noticed that many members of Pleasant Hope Baptist Church suffered […]

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Martha HooverPhoto: Courtesy of Patachou Inc. It was 1989 in Indianapolis’s picturesque Meridian-Kessler neighborhood when Martha Hoover was preparing to open her first restaurant. Café Patachou was almost ready to go, housed in a small 1940s-era strip mall. It was the “unpolished gem” she’d been searching for, perfect to house the cozy neighborhood café she […]

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