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A Northern Virginia family that put a food collection box outside their home at the start of the coronavirus pandemic has now collected around 30,000 pounds of food and started a program that puts pop-up, free food pantries in local neighborhoods.

Amber and Sterling Marchand and their four children, ages 9, 7, 5 and 3, put the box outside their home last June after reading about the increased demand for food for people in need and the decreased supply, both due to the pandemic.

The box filled up so quickly with non-perishable foods donated by neighbors and friends, that the

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Some of the most popular video games are created in Canada.

On the AAA side, you have behemoths like the Mass Effect trilogy (BioWare Edmonton), FIFA (EA Vancouver) and Assassin’s Creed (Ubisoft Montreal), while Canadian indie developers have produced their own heavy hitters, like Cuphead (Oakville, Ontario’s Studio MDHR), Don’t Starve (Vancouver’s Klei Entertainment) and Superbrothers (Toronto’s Capy Games).

Altogether, this has helped Canada become the third-largest producer of games in the world, with the national games industry contributing $4.5 billion to the country’s GDP annually.

With all of that in mind, MobileSyrup is kicking off a new series wherein

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA21) — While the pandemic has put a damper on a lot of things, one Fort Wayne restaurant is trying to make the best of it. 

In hoping to spread the Greek culture throughout Fort Wayne, it’s called Urban Greek which will be based out of Cosmos on Lima Road. 

Owner Sam Bourounis told ABC21 he and his family are trying to bring more freshness and deliciousness of authentic Greek food to share with the community. 

Their grand opening will be March 2nd at 4pm. This concept will be a ghost kitchen where people can place pickup

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I felt awful, because I’ve reported on how food waste contributes to climate change. More than a third of all food grown for human consumption in the United States never makes it to someone’s stomach, according to the nonprofit ReFED. That’s about $408 billion worth of food, grown on 18 percent of U.S. farmland with 4 trillion tons of water.

The carbon footprint of U.S. food waste is greater than that of the airline industry. Globally, wasted food accounts for about 8 percent of all greenhouse gas emissions. The environmental consequences of producing food that no one eats

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But when the townhouses never came to fruition and with the lot remaining in foreclosure, Atlanta’s Conservation Fund bought it in 2016 to develop an unexpected project: the nation’s largest free food forest.
Thanks to a US Forest Service grant and a partnership between the city of Atlanta, the Conservation Fund, and Trees Atlanta, you’ll find 7.1 acres of land ripe with 2,500 pesticide-free edible and medicinal plants only 10 minutes from Atlanta’s airport, the world’s busiest airport before the pandemic struck.

The forest is in the Browns Mill neighborhood of southeast Atlanta, where the closest grocery store is … Read More

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