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PLANT CITY, Fla. – A Plant City family is teaching their community about the importance of food security with Aquaponic systems. 


What You Need To Know

  • Plant City family teaching community about food security
  • Gonyon family grows food organically on their farm
  • They are helping other learn about aquaponic systems

“I’ve traveled to 72 different countries doing missionary work,” Pastor Eric Gonyon said. “When I was in Haiti, I saw 4,000 orphans being fed on one of these aquaponic systems.” 

So, Pastor Gonyon brought what he learned in Haiti back to Florida and now builds these food resources for his

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Oakland’s wildly successful vegan soul food and barbecue restaurant, Vegan Mob, is expanding to two new Bay Area locations this month.

A new restaurant at 949 Ruff Drive in San Jose is expected to open as soon as next Tuesday for pickup and delivery, while a soft opening of a new pop-up location at City Stations in San Francisco, at 701 Valencia St., will take place March 20.

Known for its hearty mob plates, barbequitos, and mob burger cheese rolls, Vegan Mob’s food truck will be riding solo on its opening weekend in San Francisco, but will likely be

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The calendar still says it’s winter, but Starbucks is getting ready for spring with its latest menu additions.

On Monday morning, the coffee chain announced that it will be unveiling a series of new drinks starting Tuesday, March 2. Starbucks will release oat milk, a nut-free milk alternative, in stores nationwide on the same day, so it’s no surprise that the ingredient is featured prominently in the spring menu.

Get ready for the Honey Oatmilk Latte, coffee lovers!Starbucks

As part of the lineup, a Honey Oatmilk Latte will be available nationwide for the first time. Starbucks is also betting

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The United States has fallen from third to 11th place in the latest edition of an index that measures food security.

The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Global Food Security Index (GFSI) examines the drivers and causes of food security in developed and developing countries. It looks at 113 nations, based on food affordability, availability, quality and safety, and natural resources and resilience.

The main challenges to food security are the COVID-19 pandemic, rising inequality and climate change risks.

The report is based on research by The Economist Intelligence Unit between April and September 2020.

Top in quality and safety
North America

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -Chris Ware wanted to bring awareness and support black business owners so he created the black restaurant and food truck week here in Topeka.

Ware reached out to several black-owned restaurants and food trucks–for one main reason.

“I just feel like we need to do this because for black history month and put a little unity around Topeka and the community and I don’t want people to think it is just for the African American people but it is to celebrate unity and community in top city,” said event organizer, Chris Ware.

The event had eight vendors

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Here is something for your winter dinner rotation: chunky vegetables and slow-cooked beef swimming in a stock of beef and beer. This hearty no-nonsense beef stew is a must-have for a dreary winter night, and with St. Patrick’s Day around the corner, you can dump a bottle of Guinness into the stock and call it Irish. While this stew is indeed simple and humble in ingredients, there are a couple of important steps you can take when making this recipe that will reward you with deep flavor.

The first step, as with many meat stews and braises, is to take

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