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Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, New Mexico, Hatch Chile Festival, food, fun, society, culture, red and green chile, family, news )

Carrie
- 119 days ago - 10best.com
Each Labor Day Weekend the Chile Capital of the World - Hatch, N.M. - hosts the Hatch Chile Festival to celebrate New Mexico's most beloved foodstuff. Visitors enjoy a parade, cook-off, crowning of the festival queen and tongue-tingling bites of tradition
New Mexico Chile to Be Certified (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: New Mexico Certified Chile Program, food, society, culture, news, interesting )

Carrie
- 123 days ago - krqe.com
The New Mexico Chile Association introduced the New Mexico Certified Chile Program to protect the state's signature crop.The association watched chile sales recently drop, & realized it was likely because of imitators claiming their products are NM grown.
Artisanal Lard: Fat Gets Fancy
Society & Culture  (tags: food, diet, health, fat, lard, cooking, vegetable shortening, farmers, livestock, animal fat )

Carrie
- 124 days ago - modernfarmer.com
Once the home cook's default fat for deep-frying, sautéing and baking, lard's ubiquity in the United States came to an end just over 100 years ago, with the advent of vegetable shortening, developed to make use of the surplus vegetable oils.
These Fries Are With The Band
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Cochellahero, fun, music festivals, food, beer, society, culture, news )

Carrie
- 124 days ago - modernfarmer.com
Imagine walking around a mall at Christmastime, except you're outside in the desert and it's 100 degrees. Practically everyone around you is dressed in bikini-size shorts and enjoying various states of intoxication. And it's really, really dusty.
Why Hungry Seniors Aren't Getting Enough To Eat
Society & Culture  (tags: hungry, seniors, food, hunger, society, politics, ethics, americans, law, health, government )

Cal
- 128 days ago - npr.org
When we picture hungry Americans, we may see the faces of children, or single moms. But many of the people who struggle to fill their bellies are beyond age 65. Some of them are even malnourished
La Cuisine Des Perdus: The Art of Eating Old Stuff
Society & Culture  (tags: world, culture, food, leftovers, delicious, waste, humans, health, society, ethics, interesting, good news, family )

Carrie
- 134 days ago - theplate.nationalgeographic.com
There were leftover tortillas in my house last week, quickly going stale. There were tomatillos in the market. For a sometime Texan, this means just one thing: chilaquiles. OK, let me back up.
The Truth About Food Stamps (Hint: They Work and Help Millions)
Society & Culture  (tags: SNAP, government, politics, food, children, elderly, poverty, hunger, humans, family, health, rights, society, ethics )

Carrie
- 142 days ago - newrepublic.com
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or "SNAP," the new name for the Food Stamp Program, is America's largest and most important nutrition assistance program. It provides low-income people with money they must use to purchase food.
Public Food-Shaming Is The Insidious Type Of Street Harassment No One Is Talking About
Society & Culture  (tags: women, food, diet, society, body image, rights, humans, culture, abuse, ethics, sadness, news, health )

Carrie
- 146 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
"Hey, girl, you shouldn't be eating that. You're gonna get fat!"Of all the things you want to hear while walking to the subway at 11 p.m. on a Friday night, a man screaming at you for eating frozen yogurt on the sidewalk is not one of them.
How the Public Is Using the Internet to Score Major Victories Against Corporate Food Giants
Society & Culture  (tags: food, Internet, petitions, blogs, activism )

Freya
- 147 days ago - alternet.org
It used to be if you had a problem with your food, you'd grab a pen and pencil. Today customers have turned to online petitioning tools to drive complaints especially when it comes to their food.
Think You Know Everything About the World Cup ? Take Our Quiz and Feed a Child ! PLEASE TAKE QUIZ ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, children, environment, food, protection )

Cher
- 170 days ago - cdn.wfp.org
How's your World Cup trivia? Answer these 4 questions to find out. You'll also provide a school meal to a child through the World Food Programme!
What I Realized When I Finally Decided to Sign Up for Food Stamps
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, ethics, government, food, EBT, SNAP food program )

Nancy
- 220 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
I pride myself on not succumbing to prejudice so it was with a wash of embarrassment and shame that I realized that "them" were in fact me. The people in that waiting room could have been my neighbors or co-workers.
The New, Innovative And More Efficient Way Of Feeding People
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, culture, food, humans, safety, society )

Kit
- 243 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Kent, whose organization studies the intersection of nature and human activity and offers solutions on how the two can co-exist, is one of the people who believes there's a different way to approach how we get our protein here in the United States.
Stop the Corporate Takeover of Africa's Food ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, environment, protection, food )

Cher
- 263 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Send a message to Justine Greening, Secretary of State for International Development, urging the government to stop funding this corporate takeover.
50 States, 50 Sandwiches (PHOTOS)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, food, sandwiches, regional cuisine, society, culture )

Carrie
- 317 days ago - zagat.com
Every state has its own specialty dishes, but it's often the unique regional sandwiches you find all around the U.S. that best embody the spirit of each community and its local cuisine.
8 Ways Being Poor Is Wildly Expensive in America
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, poverty, society, ethics, housing, wages, transportation, food, health, rights, sadness, humans, family )

Carrie
- 323 days ago - alternet.org
According to the US Census Bureau, half of Americans are poor, or just on the edge. Fifteen percent (46.5 million) are in poverty, while "half of Americans are in or near poverty." On top of that 76% of Americans are living paycheck-to-paycheck.
 

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