• Coffee News

    Veterans coffee group to meet in downtown Hickory | Local News

    HICKORY — Veterans Coffee Connection, a coffee group for veterans of all ages and branches of military service, will meet Thursday, Oct. 14, at 8:30 a.m. under the Sails on Union Square in downtown Hickory. Veterans Coffee Connection, an informal coffee group sponsored by Carolina Caring, welcomes veterans from all branches of military service. This gathering is free and is a place to relax with a cup of coffee, enjoy doughnuts provided by Krispy Kreme and socialize with other veterans. This month’s guest speakers include NC Veterans Treatment Court Coordinator Jared Weaver and Mike Cloy from Veterans Services of the  

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  • Healthy Food

    GROW San Mateo and Samaritan House Food Pharmacy provide healthy food | Local News

    GROW San Mateo formed as a collective project to provide free healthy food to promote a healthier lifestyle and educate people on the importance of fresh produce. Bill Schildknecht started the GROW San Mateo project in March of 2019 for a collection of local gardeners grow and donate fresh produce. He learned about the Samaritan House Food Pharmacy that summer, which is a part of the organization’s free medical clinic, and began a partnership. In the spring of this year, it started to host a table at the two food pharmacy clinics in San Mateo and Redwood City. “I think  

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  • Food Recipes

    Michigan’s Best Local Eats: Teddy Spaghettis shares family Italian recipes with Muskegon

    MUSKEGON, MI – Homemade Italian food is a labor of love at Teddy Spaghettis in Muskegon. Owned by Ted Cerniglia and his daughter Francesca Giddings, Teddy Spaghettis serves authentic Italian food handcrafted from family recipes that date back nearly a century. “It’s our way of sharing our family history. We just love to cook, so if we weren’t doing it in this capacity, we’d just be doing it at home,” said Giddings. The Muskegon restaurant traces its history back to 1939 when Cerniglia’s grandparents opened a restaurant in Rockford, Illinois. Cerniglia branched out in 1986 when he opened the Pine-Apple  

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  • Healthy Food

    Local group grows healthy food for Cancer Patients | News

    NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) – In Nashville, it may be a Cancer Patients’ Best Friend. A local garden is full of organic fresh vegetables used in free meals for those desperately in need of them. Missy Hamilton’s careful attention to veggies sprouting from her garden has great meaning. It’s all organic and good for cancer patients. “Okra, butternut squash, cucumbers, huge tomatillos, wonderful herbs, stevia, all peppers you can imagine,” said Hamilton. Over the years the Heimerdinger Foundation has delivered 125-thousand meals to cancer patients most done by volunteers. All in memory of former Titans Offensive Coach Mike Heimerdinger who died  

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  • Healthy Food

    Ige signs bills that promote buying local

    HONOLULU — The Department of Education will be the main operator of the Farm to School Program. Gov. David Ige, signed two bills on Friday that will support both schools and farms to be sustainable and a Senate Bill that will help families buy more local produce through a government program. “We have set a goal of doubling local food production,” Ige said. “We do know that if we can create a market for our local farmers, they will fill it. The state’s commitment is a significant market. And we intend to purchase locally because we hope to encourage everyone  

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  • Trending Food

    Food and beverage flights are trending on local menus, from margaritas to pizza and tacos to coffee | Food News | Spokane | The Pacific Northwest Inlander

    Young Kwak photo Tom Sawyer Country Coffee’s coffee flight. Move over, beer and wine tasting flights. There’s a new bunch in town bringing new meaning to what’s traditionally been considered a “flight” in the food world, those sample-size portions of a variety of beverages or bites. Earlier this year, we noticed some of the area’s food-focused social media groups buzzing about a new trend catching on in coffee shops: flights of miniature lattes, espresso and other specialty drinks. Soon after we started finding creative food and drink flights everywhere. Mimosas make for an  

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