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‘Social supermarkets’ a growing outlet for Europe’s hungry

Even when I don’t mean to, I keep coming across interesting stories about the dual fight against hunger and food waste. This week I wrote about the first “social...

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Entrepreneurs see opportunity in food waste

I recently came across two startups — Food Cowboy and CropMobster — that are using technology to seize on a major opportunity to avert food waste (40 percent of...

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Bushels of basil: A story and recipes

My latest post for NPR.org isn’t so much a story as it is a drawn-out love letter to basil, my favorite herb. It’s my first time writing for Kitchen...

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From Polish (nail) polish to the ‘Olympics’ of cooking

One of the things I love most about my job — and journalism in general — is the immense variety in what you might write or learn about on...

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Tough times in Greece bring expired food to the table

Since finishing the grocery auction piece, I’ve continued to follow the topic via a handy Google News alert. And yes, there seems to be such a thing as expired...

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At the grocery auction, yogurt is going once … going twice …

My latest story for All Things Considered has made me a woman reformed. Since looking into grocery auctions – where they sell damaged, seasonal, discontinued or close to expired...

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Young and unemployed: The view from a year

An Associated Press article that’s been making the rounds this week has a lot of people talking about recent college grads struggling in the job market. The most oft-cited...

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And the big cheese goes to …

Since starting a new job at NPR’s Digital News desk, I’ve been looking forward to writing for the website outside of my daily duties on All Things Considered. I...

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