Silicon Valley’s Urban Farm Movement ‘Ready to Grow’

Silicon Valley’s Urban Farm Movement ‘Ready to Grow’

New America Media, News Report, Honora Montano, Posted: Oct 05, 2016

Next door to the booming tech economy of Silicon Valley, about one in three adults is experiencing food insecurity.


Which Way Should I Lean in the Current War Over Vietnamese Cuisine?


New America Media, Commentary, Andrew Lam, Posted: Sep 21, 2016

People take pride in the food they eat, and ethnic communities especially form and retain their identities around their traditional cuisines.


Historic Farmworker Overtime Bill Awaits Governor Brown’s Nod


New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Aug 30, 2016

The California Assembly passed a bill that would give California farmworkers overtime pay when they work more than eight hours a day.


Dance, Dance, Dance: Korean Seniors Step Up to Fitness


Hyphen/New America Media , News Feature, Lisa Wong Macabasco , Posted: Aug 19, 2016

A seniors' Korean dance troupe in Queens is proving that it's never too late to become a dancing queen.


Urban Farms See Challenge, Opportunity in Demand for Locally Sourced


Long Beach VoiceWaves, News Report, Gabriela Mungarro and Michael Lozano, Posted: Jun 27, 2016

Urban Farms in Long Beach that supply the growing number of restaurants serving locally sourced foods say they can't keep up with demand.


When Worlds Collide: Traditional People Are Moved Off Their Land


Indian Country Today, Commentary, Liza Gross, Posted: Apr 20, 2016

Anthropologists warned of the traumatic impacts of relocating traditional people with such strong ties to the land. The rest of us, for the most part, didn’t listen or didn’t care.


Grace Lee Connects Food and People in Off the Menu


I-Examiner, News Feature, Kayla Roberts, Posted: Feb 16, 2016

Led by her obsession with food, award-winning director Grace Lee takes audiences on a road trip in her new film Off the Menu: Asian America to explore what food tells us about family, tradition, and culture.


Eat, Pray, Gain--Black Church Meals May Serve Fellowship With Obesity


NorthStarNews Today/New America Media, News Report, Frederick H. Lowe, Posted: Feb 09, 2016

Black churches provide fellowship and heaps of comfort food served to relieve stress--while contributing to a high obesity rate in the black community.


Christmas in Kolkata


New America Media, Commentary, Sandip Roy, Posted: Dec 23, 2015

It’s hardly Santaland but as Christmas approaches Montoo’s bakery in a dingy lane in in central Kolkata is one of Kolkata’s hottest addresses.


Malnutrition: A Hidden Epidemic in Elders--Especially Latinos


La Raza/New America Media , News Report, Marcela Cartagena, Posted: Dec 23, 2015

Statistics indicate malnutrition among elders has increased dramatically in past decades and there are not enough health professionals and planning to combat the issue.

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