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Supermarkets Are The Problem
Feb. 24, 2015
Most people do not recognize the risks they face from marketing strategies that promote decision fatigue and impulse buying.

The Elusive History of New Orleans Russian Cake
Feb. 16, 2015
This week, as the Crescent City descends into Carnival madness, we're bringing you the history of the King Cake's delicious and mysterious cousin.


Pharma to Farmer: My Journey Toward Food Enlightenment With the Help of a Little Black Pig
I love animals and always have, however I am also a meat eater.
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Col. Bill Newsom's Aged Kentucky Country Ham
Nancy Newsom Mahaffey, known far and wide as The Ham Lady, is one of the few women who dry-cures pork. Her family has been curing ham in the town of Princeton,…
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Meet a Just Food Farmer: Green Thumb Organic Farm
Bill Hasley is the farmer at Green Thumb Farm in Watermill, NY. His family has been farming the same land since 1700
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