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The Future of Food Is Now
From drones to cricket flour to apps designed to make food deserts extinct, social justice is at the intersection of food and technology
"...robotic technology into agriculture not only helps generate more food for hungry people, it also ensures the longevity of..."

Feb. 28, 2014 Screens Feature by Melanie Haupt

SXSW Panel Recap: Solving the Food Desert Dilemma
McDonald’s hamburgers should not cost $1 in any universe
"...Monday’s “Solving the Food Desert Dilemma” panel discussed a recent study from economists..."

March 12, 2019 Food Post by Jessi Devenyns

SXSW Panels: Woke Food
SXSW food track navigates contemporary food systems
"...Monday's SXSW food track covered food activism, diversity, and community. Here are..."

March 14, 2017 Food Post by Emily Beyda

City Council: Spring Break Is Here
Council will return for a work session March 22
"...Plans for future food policy came in Item 20, directing City Manager Marc..."

March 11, 2016 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

My SXSW ECO 2012 Experience Wrap Up
Sustainability in food and environment and culture! Oh, my!
"...The Food Anthropology panel was gold-starred in my schedule and it..."

Oct. 6, 2012 Food Post by Jessi Cape

Feed Your Belly and Your Brain!
SXSW Eco preview: Food & Agriculture
"...discuss the relationship between humans and the Earth. The Food and Agriculture component boasts rising stars, homegrown heroes, and..."

Sept. 28, 2012 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

Austin's Sustainable Secret
Student-founded Green Is the New Black makes renewable energy at Huston-Tillotson
", bikes have the less obvious benefit of expanding food access for students in an area of town long..."

Oct. 24, 2014 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Sturgeon's Revelation
Beating the music business odds at SXSW
"...Thursday, March 17, 12:30pm, ACC 16B Food and Music – One Big Happy Meal..."

March 4, 2011 Music Feature by Melanie Haupt

Plight in Flight
Can Austin save the migratory monarch by planting pit-stop snacks?
"...Talk of food deserts and kinks in the food chain rarely include..."

Feb. 7, 2014 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

HOPE Rolls Out Bike-Powered Farm Stand
Farmers market takes its act on the road
"...elegant design but in its model for bringing healthy food to communities most in need...."

May 9, 2014 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Public Notice: Too Tired to Be Grumpy
It's time to enjoy yourself – spring break (and SXSW) are nearly here!
" unveiling of CM Delia Garza's push for sustainable food and against food deserts – those and bigger issues..."

March 4, 2016 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Council Preview: Pilot Knob Returns
Debate over how to pay for affordable housing continues
"..."Playback," Mar. 4), CM Delia Garza's resolution to improve food access in the city's food deserts (Item 20), and..."

March 4, 2016 News Feature by Amy Kamp

Salud de Paloma Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Hill Country EVOO purveyor targets Texas Hispanics in quest for healthier fats
"...started with a mission to help families eat healthy foods and prevent chronic diseases such as diabetes, cancer, and..."

April 5, 2013 Food Feature by Kate Thornberry

Mischaracterized Woody
"...substandard housing, addiction, child poverty, lack of nutrition (i.e., food deserts), and more. Susanna Woody is the grassroots leader..."

Feb. 15, 2018 Postmarks

A Neighborly Cause
"...urban prairies into public parks, or shopping centers in food deserts. Large- and small-scale improvements in our poor neighborhoods..."

Nov. 6, 2016 Postmarks

Meet the Candidates for City Council
Five incumbents fight for their seats at the dais
"...and women's health, increasing affordability, fair labor practices, eliminating food deserts, and advancing health & human services Treasurer: Martha..."

Aug. 19, 2016 News Feature by Annamarya Scaccia

Give and Let Live
Cause-driven film festival Lights. Camera. Help. hits the sweet spot between heart, mind, and action
"...activists: planting fruit trees in school yards situated in food deserts ("Let's Get Real"), creating vertical bricks of oyster..."

Aug. 9, 2013 Screens Feature by Jessi Cape

Chewing Up the Scenery
Last thoughts on Planet Earth
"...herd of walrus in a high-risk, last-ditch effort for food, followed shortly by his starving to death on a..."

May 25, 2007 Screens Feature by Shawn Badgley

Crisis Pregnancy Centers: Money for Nothing
Despite unprecedented taxpayer investment, state-funded CPCs deliver few services
"...– baby and maternity clothes, childbirth and parenting classes, food pantries – to justify its existence, the overwhelming bulk..."

July 20, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Happy Trails
Thirteen of Texas' Hill Country wineries, all within an easy drive of Austin, are uniting to create a two-day Valentine's celebration of love and wine February 12-13 in the Texas Hill Country Wine Trail. Wes Marshall provides the details on the participating wineries.
"...easy drive of Austin, which will include tastings, tours, food, and some interesting surprises. This provides a perfect opportunity..."

Feb. 11, 2000 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

Fantastic Fest Gives Us the Horns
Daniel Radcliffe's latest heads up final wave of films
" all off, the psychopathic shindig culminates in a food fight that will shake the foundations of the earth...."

Sept. 10, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

'The Happy Poet' Hits Stateside
There's something sweet about this veggie stand
"...there you go: That's a full serving of just deserts with icing on the cake and a cherry on..."

May 6, 2013 Screens Post by Monica Riese

Letters at 3AM: 'Ever Ride the Waves in Oklahoma?'
"Route 66" spoke to the sense of change afoot in America
"...filmed across the USA: in cities, villages, mountains, and deserts – probably without meaning to, Route 66 created an..."

June 1, 2012 Column by Michael Ventura

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
Texas cities claim four of the seven top spots in per capita daily driving in the whole world
"...There are about 500,000 feral camels roaming Australia's deserts.According to Public Citizen, U.S. businesses file four times more..."

Sept. 30, 2005 Column by Mr. Smarty Pants

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