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Roundup: Wheat, corn, freegans

June 3rd, 2008 · No Comments · Food in the news, local food, Roundup

Got a lot of news items this week, and a lot of them are grainy.

Kansas miller stands out. The Stafford County Flour Mills produces a premium (local) product. (Pratt Tribune)

Local freegans. They’ve been spotted in Lawrence, according to the KC Star.

Biosafety Research. K-State’s got it. (High Plains Journal)

Peas, please. WIC finally helps recipients buy fruits and vegetables. (Wichita Eagle)

Kansas food miles. A look at what makes sustainable food in Kansas. (High Plains Journal)

I’ll bring my own. KC-based AMC theaters butter up popcorn prices. (KC Star via

Corny disinformation. Food manufacturers paid for campaign blaming food price increases on ethanol. (High Plains Journal)

Wheat harvest anticipated. This year, the golden grain isn’t taken for granted. (Reuters)

Back to nature. The Land Institute in Salina gets some ink for advocating agriculture that imitates nature. (Stanford Tribune)

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