Category Archives: Food & Farming

Wintry Scenes Can Turn Your Thoughts To Calorific Foods, Study Claims 

Watching winter movies like Frozen can make people crave junk food, scientists say. One study found that adults who watched a clip of a snowy forest had a greater preference for high calorie foods than those who watched a summer video. The experts claim that cool images could stimulate an evolutionary instinct that humans developed […]

Catawba church hosts fundraiser to support a farmer recovering from a farming accident

CATAWBA, Virginia. – Hundreds of people bought a barbecue meal on Sunday to support a Catawba farmer recovering from a brutal accident. 28-year-old Jesse Sowers is recovering from some serious injuries after a Labor Day agricultural accident. To help cover medical expenses, Shiloh Union Church held a hot dog food fundraiser. With hundreds in line […]

Animal Crossing Villagers Most Likely To Be Doomsday Preppers

Animal Crossing has a lot of quirky villagers. And when there are almost 400 bizarre people gathered, there are sure to be a few doomsday preppers. While the established doomsday prepper – with a person who turns out to be a shelter in their basement with mountains of canned food – is common on television, […]

FARMING: Time to return to normality after much uncertainty

After easing some Covid-19 rules, it’s good to see a lot of rural activities working again after such a long lockdown. Young Farmers’ Clubs are meeting, and I hope that their diverse activities can be resumed to provide social and educational opportunities for all involved. The NFU Cymru District Council is always there to promote […]

Kabul residents note food price hike, drugs shortage – World

KABUL, September 26 / TASS /. The uncertainty and chaos of the first days after the Taliban [outlawed in Russia] The rise to power is gradually giving way to the new reality accepted by the residents of Kabul, reports TASS. The problem of making money and the ability to feed on basic necessities is coming […]

To Your Good Health: Wine is not a health food | Lifestyles

DEAR DOCTOR. ROACH: I’ve read about the benefits of having one glass of wine a day for women or two glasses for men. Can you please tell me how your health will affect when you have more? My husband often drinks a bottle of wine in the evening, and when we go out he also […]

Austin, Travis County, AISD look to build collaboration on community disaster hubs

Austin, Travis County and Austin ISD officials met on September 24th to discuss local resilience planning. (Ben Thompson / Community Impact Newspaper) After the aftermath of February’s winter storm Uri left many without electricity or running water – a dangerous and sometimes deadly combination – the Austin area began building a network of safe shelters […]

51% of Louisiana households don’t meet a basic needs ‘survival budget,’ according to United Ways | News

Social conditions that lead to health inequalities, including location, education, and economic stability, were discussed Friday during the South Louisiana Community Health Summit. The event took place at the Acadiana Center for the Arts and was hosted by the nonprofit group Beacon Community Connections. Roughly 33% of Louisiana households are economically challenged to pay for […]

Farmers Across Pittsburgh Team Up With The Food Bank To Help Families In Need – CBS Pittsburgh

By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Farmers across the Pittsburgh area work with Tafel to help families in need. CONTINUE READING: Person hit killed by driver of vehicle in Monroeville on Route 22 The effort will make it easier for these families to access local products. CONTINUE READING: New York real estate company is […]

‘Business as usual’ is not an option for the global food system

Malnutrition, biodiversity crisis, climate change: we urgently need to rethink our food system. This is how we can bring about its transformation. This content was published on September 24, 2021 – 9:00 am September 24, 2021 – 9 a.m. Frank Eyhorn The debate about the future of our food system is highly polarized. We saw […]